Photographer's Note

Near the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh on the banks of the Bassac river, I met this old woman who gave me lotus flowers so I could make an offering to a nearby pagoda. She was very friendly and welcoming and even though I am not a Buddhist, I felt I couldn't refuse. Anyway, I lumbered along and made the offering and she allowed me to take her photo. She has a shaved head which is customary for Cambodian women who take religious vows for a period of time. The lotus flowers and incense are the basic offerings.

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Rob Romanowski (Wanderlust66) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 57] (312)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2011-06-30
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/4, 1/1000 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-07-07 10:50
Viewed: 1936
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