Inside Iran: Days of Dawn, Iran

A Bandari woman in the weekly 'Panjshambe Bazar'.  After sharing a simple breakfast of fruit and tea with the photographer this woman was happy for her picture to be taken, something of a rare occurance in conservative Islamic areas.  The bright masks worn by the Bandari are unique to this part of Iran and are said to be a cultural adronment rather than a religious one.
Days of Dawn, Iran

A Bandari woman in the weekly 'Panjshambe Bazar'. After sharing a simple breakfast of fruit and tea with the photographer this woman was happy for her picture to be taken, something of a rare occurance in conservative Islamic areas. The bright masks worn by the Bandari are unique to this part of Iran and are said to be a cultural adronment rather than a religious one.