SteemitPhotoChallenge Entry- Emotive Human Portrait


The eyes tell a story no one will ever understand...

She is one of Burma's last surviving tattooed women. According to a legend, an ancient king tried to make the women slaves. What first was a repelling mark, later became symbol of beauty. Burma's tattooing tradition will disappear within a generation.


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Categoryemotive human portrait
SettingsISO 400 f/7,1 1/800sec
CameraCanon 5D mark II
LensCanon 75-300 f4-5.6 @ 170mm
LocationChin State, Myanmar

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sad story, great photograph...

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thank you, it is heartbreaking but they live happily.