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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Oyster Collectors

Women of village by the river Matla on Canning, West Bengal, collecting oysters and clams while the river on low tide. Two way purpose is there - supply of protein in food and the shells are sold to nearby calcium product factories.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Canning, West Bengal, India., India
Camera: NIKON D5000
Copyright: © Gautam Basu