Woman in Prayer

Punjab, India
2010

I just couldn’t believe what I saw before my eyes in this candid, natural light portrait in this woman’s home. The front door of the house provided soft key light, while a reflection of the door light from a small mirror on the opposite wall provided a perfect edge light.

Nut Vendor

Dushanbe, Tajikistan
2017

The Green Bazaar of Dushanbe was abruptly closed by the government a few weeks after this photo was taken and I have often wondered what happened to this man since then.