19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Threads of Life

"Bunkar" or the weavers of Varanasi carry out a traditional "sun drying" of coloured silk threads prior to making of traditional Saree. They consider these threads as their "lifelines".

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Varanasi, India
Camera: NIKON Z 6
Copyright: © Prabir Mitra