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Shyness

Islam, who is president of his hometown photographic society, encountered this young girl in a tea garden. “It was evening when I saw her waiting for her mother to bring back fresh drinking water,” he recalls. “The eyes, the solemn look, the shyness of the girl compelled me to take this photo.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2008
Date Uploaded: 03.2010
Photo Location: Bangladesh
Camera: NIKON D100
Copyright: © FAKRUL ISLAM
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Photo of the Day: 04.03.10
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