Charcoal Vendor - 4

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© Steve Goodman
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Photo Info
UploadedDecember 23, 2009
TakenJune 13, 2006
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D70
Exposure1/200 sec at f/7.1
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length70 mm
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In the Kingdom of Cambodia (population 14 million), one of the world's poorest developing countries, most poeple still use crudely produced charcoal as fuel for their daily cooking - even in Phnom Penh, the sprawling capital city of 2 million.

This is part of a series of black and white portraits of charcoal vendors, mostly lovely women (with dirty hands), in my Phnom Penh neighborhood near Psar Kandal, a bustling working-class market area not far from the National Museum and the Royal Palace.

3 responses

  • Jade Lopes

    Jade Lopes said (23 Dec 2009):

    beautiful portrait!

  • Mike Melnotte

    Mike Melnotte gave props (23 Dec 2009):

    An absolutely wonderful smile. Love this.

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (9 Jan 2010):

    That smile is a lesson for us all.

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