The Farm Workers

My brother-in-law own a small farm in the village and has hired a family to look after the farm. They have constructed their living quarters on the top of the small hillock overseeing the farmland. The houses are of semi-permanent nature:
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We were granted permission to photograph the courtyard:
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The parents also permitted us to photograph the kids:
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I just love the face expression of the little one.

The girl was quite friendly:
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Other kids were too shy to pose. One more girl, however, obliged:
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My nieces also wanted to be a part of this blog post:
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The sunset view was good too:
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Hope you enjoy.

Shot with Fuji X-E1 and Zeiss 21/4.5 ZM lens.

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11 comments on “The Farm Workers
  1. neihtn2012 says:

    Great and interesting shots! Will you be showing the kids, and their parents, this page from your blog?

  2. Great shots! I hope they are extremely careful regarding potential fire.

  3. Vicki says:

    Very interesting indeed, especially the house they built. The roof pattern and structure looks rather interesting. Are you able to get a closer photo higher up please. I’d like to see how its constructed. Does it have a wooden frame like our houses under that thatching or is it tree branches just bent into that shape (on the roof)?

    • Dr_IQ says:

      Thanks Vicki. I will try to get this info the next time I visit. The nomads in this part do use tree branches bent and tied to make a roof. These guys may have used tree trunks to make a frame underneath. I can see the frame at the outside. Thanks for the interest. I may do a proper interview next time.

  4. lauramacky says:

    Interesting and nice shots!

  5. rubyr8 says:

    Lovely shots, the little kid’s expression in the 4th and 5th pics is priceless. Like the Bogeyman came into the light..lol

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