The man whose job was to unload was carrying a large sack

Carrying man

Shot at Pettah district in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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The Pettah district in Colombo is a wholesale district. The streets lined with wholesalers were lined with trucks carrying goods, and they were all unloading at once. There is no mechanization going on here. The unloading of goods from the trucks is not done by machines, but by people.

As I watched the people working, I saw men carrying bags from the trucks one after another into the store. The shoeless man in this photo was one of them. Perhaps the bags were too heavy for him, but his back was twisted like a hunchback's.

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PHOTO DATA

No

7536

Shooting Date

Mar 2008

Posted On

May 20, 2013

Modified On

January 21, 2021

Place

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

Lens

EF85MM F1.2L II USM

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