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    This photograph was clicked during a Bengali wedding. I wanted to document the tradition of ages through the eyes of a bride. This is the moment, when bride leaves her family and move to her husband's house. She starts a new journey with new people. Every girl has to undergo this bitter sweet pain of life.
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    This is such a beautiful moment Avismita. I love the look on her face paired with the faceless hands touching the car window. And then when I learn this is the moment the bride is leaving her home and moving to her husband's house, this moment you documented becomes even more powerful, more poignant, more intimate. I feel everyone saying goodbye. I love it. Well done.

    David Lee
    Producer, Nat Geo Your Shot
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Dec 5, 2016
    Date Uploaded: Mar 10, 2018
    Location: Kolkata, Bengal, India
    Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D7100
    Focal Length: 24 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/50 sec
    Aperture: f/2.8
    ISO: 6400
    Copyright: © avismita bhattacharyya
    Categories: Culture, People, Portraits
    Assignments: My First Published Badge, Inspiring Experiences
    Contests: 2018 National Geographic Photo Contest