A Mysterious Thai Woman in The Scrubs

Category: Travel Portraits


Photo and caption by Marzena Kalbarczyk

I found this incredible woman in the bushes, on the island of Phuket, Thailand in 2011. She was scavenging and minding her own business. At first, when I approached, she was a bit timid but then she warmed up to me and responded rather positively. She just stared right into my lens, no matter which position I took. She remained predominantly still during all of the 10 mis I was with her. The experience was potent. I will never forget those eyes looking at me through my camera. Every time I look at her images it brings tears to my eyes. There is something in her eyes and weathered face.

Location: Thailand, island of Phuket near Laguna Beach Resort


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