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Tired Nepali porter 24th December 2006

2 Responses to “Tired Nepali porter”

  1. 1
    Ashish Sidapara:

    Lots of character, superb portrait!!
    Wishing you Merry Christmas and a great year ahead!!

  2. 2

    This photo speaks volumes!!! Well done.

  • Canon EOS 5D
  • 0.005 s (1/200) (1/200)
  • f/2.8
  • shutter priority (semi-auto)
  • 200
  • 2006:03:26 11:26:59
  • matrix
  • 50.00 (50/1)
  • Auto Exposure
Tired Nepali porter

The story behind "Tired Nepali porter"

The upper Khumbu Valley has no roads and all goods have to be portered in. In the busy Everest season this means a long stream of porters, carrying up to 120kgs of food, water and other goods.

This guys was passing and though I first took an image of him and his impressive basket, I thought it would be nice to show his tired face, with just a little drop of sweat running down his nose…

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