A woman with Bindi and a woman with Sindoor sat together by the wayside

woman with Bindi and woman with Sindoor
Shot in the city of Kolkata, India
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These women were hanging out in Sudder Street, which was famous for cheap hotels and foreign tourists. They were sitting together by the wayside and asking tourists for doing Mehndi. It was the application of henna as a temporary form of skin decoration. And they also offered me the service.

Looking closer, one woman wore a Bindi between her eyebrows and the other wore a Sindoor on her forehead. According to the sign, the latter woman was married.

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PHOTO DATA

No

6538

Shooting Date

Jun 2011

Posted On

June 17, 2012

Modified On

January 17, 2020

Place

Kolkata, India

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

Lens

EF85MM F1.2L II USM

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