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Young Mother with Child, Haridwar

Another photograph from my India trip earlier this year,  a young mother with her child.     I took several pictures of this stunning young woman who,  in her immaculate sari,  was a contrast to the location she was in with its dusty streets and paths.   Haridwar was chaotic,  with huge crowds of people present for the Kumbh Mela festival,  however it didn’t stop the young child from sleeping on her mother’s lap.

Young mother with child, Haridwar, India.
Young mother with child, Haridwar, India.

Canon 5D Mark 2 with 24-105mm zoom at 47mm and F4.5.  Shutter speed 1/500 second at ISO 200.

3 comments to Young Mother with Child, Haridwar.

Lisa RedWillow 28 September, 2010 at 6:08 am · Reply

You captured the essence of pure love in this photo . The young mom is absolutely gorgeous with her child sleeping so peacefully. ~Lisa

Ursula 28 September, 2010 at 11:53 am · Reply

Another jewel of a shot!

Chip Allen 29 September, 2010 at 11:52 am · Reply

A fine shot, as always, KD! I love exploring through your lens!