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    The hand of a man who is coating kite-string with coloured paste embedded with glass. On the roadside near Dilli Diwarja. Have been stopping by these guys the last few days - really dedicated workers and highly productive.

    Shrimaitreya, and 28 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Grant MacDonald 101 months ago | reply

      Amazing shot! Nice composition and so much interest. That is a hard-working hand.

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    2. leonel cunha [deleted] 101 months ago | reply

      a fave :))

    3. pingting 101 months ago | reply

      wow. this photo reminds me of my hand several years ago when
      i burned it quite badly trying to put out a wax fire.

      pingting comes for fire

    4. Meanest Indian 101 months ago | reply

      @ pingting... ouch!

    5. jalb 100 months ago | reply

      Strikingly graphic, very well composed, beautiful!

    6. avaDarlene 100 months ago | reply

      why is the paste embedded with glass??

    7. wdrwilson 100 months ago | reply

      @avaDarlene : The line is coated with glass so that it becomes very sharp and abrasive (sp?) so that you can more easily cut your opponents kite out of the sky.

    8. avaDarlene 100 months ago | reply

      thanks for the info, wdrwilson! sounds vicious up there.;)

    9. LauraElaine 96 months ago | reply

      This photo has been blogged to Folk Art and Literature . Thank you for making it available.

    10. Amit K 88 months ago | reply

      Niceee shot

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