May 25, 2015

May 25, 2015

Pure Life

Photograph by Shibasish Saha, National Geographic Your Shot

Laborers work among the dust and debris at a brick field in Kolkata, India. “Men and women work together every day to earn some money for their family,” writes Shibasish Saha, a member of our Your Shot community.

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5 comments
Raju Das
Raju Das

nice shooting and realism ..;-)


Mark F.
Mark F.

reminds me of visiting the taj mahal.  apparently 6 generations of artisans ground their fingertips out of existence.

or the kailash temple in the elora cave system where generations of sculpture artists worked to create a temple out of stone because a raj dreamed of a temple in the design of a chariot.  

RAJIB K.
RAJIB K.

workers earning their deaths for life.

Pramod Upadhyay
Pramod Upadhyay

 They seem to be addicted to hard work and to be able to earn some money appear secondary.

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