The old man was a oarsman

Old man holding bamboo oar
Shot in the city of Dhaka, Bangladesh
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An elderly oarsman had come close to me when I was at a small wharf on the Buriganga River. He wore a gorgeous white beard and some deep wrinkles were on his forehead. He looked straight at me while he was holding a bamboo oar.

This man was one of the oarsmen who crossed the wide river with the small wooden boat. Unbelievably, the vehicle was human-powered. Every oarsman used a bamboo pole like him.

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PHOTO DATA

No

8229

Shooting Date

Sep 2009

Posted On

January 12, 2014

Modified On

December 12, 2023

Place

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Genre

Portrait Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

Lens

EF85MM F1.2L II USM

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