Thanaka was thick painted on her cheeks

Girl with white cheeks
Shot in the city of Pyay, Myanmar
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The girl was stark white because she painted her cheek with Thanaka, a combination of skin conditioner, sunblock and make-up. It was common to see people who painted their cheeks in white here. Their faces looked so exotic for me.

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PHOTO DATA

No

4504

Shooting Date

Mar 2010

Posted On

August 26, 2010

Modified On

January 19, 2020

Place

Pyay, Myanmar

Genre

Portrait Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

Lens

EF85MM F1.2L II USM

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