Man Holding A Child With A Piercing

Kid being interested in camera
Shot in Panauti, Nepal ©Tetsu Ozawa
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The pierced kid being held was very interested in the camera

A father was walking through the city of Panauti with his child in his arms. The child's hair was short and shaggy, so I thought it was a young boy, but when I looked closer, I saw that it was wearing a piercing on its ear. It was a girl. She was very interested in my camera and stared at me with her big, round eyes.

In Japan, it is very rare to see a young girl with pierced ears. However, it is not uncommon to see girls with piercings from a very young age in South Asia, such as Nepal and India, and also in Southeast Asia. A young girl I met in the Philippines also had both ears pierced firmly.

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Jan 2010 NEPAL PEOPLE

Where is Panauti?

PHOTO DATA

No

3546

Shooting Date

Jun 2009

Posted On

January 6, 2010

Place

Panauti, Nepal

Genre

Portrait Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

Lens

EF85MM F1.2L II USM