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Photographer's Note

This dance image was shot at the Kandyan Art Association & Culture Centre under limited ambient light using a high ISO number.

The dancer is dancing a South Sri Lanka mask dance with the Raksha (devil) mask symbolizing the fight between a cobra and a bird. This dance is used to exorcise demons from the possessed and is still believed to be effective psychiatric treatment in Sri Lanka

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  • Copyright: Rosemary Walden (SnapRJW) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2818 W: 85 N: 6957] (31629)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2009-12-19
  • Categories: Decisive Moment
  • Exposure: f/4.8, 1/80 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2010-11-09 2:19
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