Women who work outside wear these traditional hats that cover their entire head, shoulders and face no matter how hot. Staying white is preferable.April 10, 2015
Category: Portraits Tagged: brick, Cheng Long Village, hat, Photography, portrait, Taiwan, Timothy S. Allen, wall working, women, worker, Yunlin County
Probably keeps the dust and particles from the smog off too.
Yes on the dust. It can get very windy here.
Looks like a rough life to me.
this is truly a fascinating shot – the feel of the brick – the covered head – the mask – and old wheel barrel – and I had no idea that lighter was preferred – reminds me days of old… and how funny that so many people pay to be tanned here in the States
Yes it is truly a cultural difference. Whitening creams are popular in Taiwan. Thanks as always for your comments.
fascinating – and hope you have a nice week allen. 🙂
Thank you You as well
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