Little Girl With A Dot Between The Eyebrows

Girl with Bindi and Kajal
Shot in the city of Pune, India ©Tetsu Ozawa
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The little girl wore not only a Bindi but also a Kajal around her eyes

I met a mother who held her baby during ambling on the streets. So I intended to take some photo of her baby.

The little girl wore pierced earrings. She had also a dot called Bindi between her eyebrows which meant she was Hindu. Besides, her eyes were fringed with the black paint. It was Kajal which was believed that it protected against the evil eye. When I approached her, she looked at me with untouched eyes. That meant I was not an evil person for her.

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Where is Pune?

PHOTO DATA

No

5975

Shooting Date

Sep 2010

Posted On

December 9, 2011

Place

Pune, India

Genre

Portrait Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

Lens

EF85MM F1.2L II USM

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