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This photo takes you back in time again, this time to 1985.

It shows you part of what was then the future of India, a group of school girls. If time has been good to them they have now made fine careers for themselves and taken their rightful places in the vanguard of society.

I saw these girls and their teachers outside the guesthouse where I was staying in Diu town. Diu is a narrow island and a former Portuguese colony located just outside the mainland of the state of Gujarat in western India. It's Gujarat you can see across the water.

The teachers were of course too mature and sophisticated to be bothered with a tourist with a camera, but the girls seemed to enjoy the moment. Two or three of them did not look at me. I wonder why.

This is a scan of a Kodachrome slide. Some of the quality of the original photo has no doubt been lost during scanning. I could have sharpened it more but then it would have become more noisy, so I decided to keep it like this.

Here is a larger version.

Photo Information
  • Copyright: Gert Holmertz (holmertz) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3454 W: 298 N: 7359] (38607)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 1985-10-00
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-03-13 11:46
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