Candid Life Photography | India | "May I lend you some assistance?"
Taken 29-Jan-11
Visitors 28

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Categories & Keywords

Category:City Scenes
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:India, Jaipur, assistance, class, delivery, different castes, merchant, vendor, work
Photo Info

Dimensions4256 x 2832
Original file size3.48 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken29-Jan-11 21:41
Date modified29-Jan-11 21:41
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D700
Focal length195 mm
Focal length (35mm)195 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/1000 at f/5
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 1000
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
india, Jaipur, delivery, merchant, vendor, work, class, assistance, "different castes"

"May I lend you some assistance?"

A vendor in Jaipur, India struggles with a delivery while the merchant steers. It is unusual to see someone of a higher caste assisting someone lower in the strict caste system, which is alive and well in India.