3rd Place winner
Binding the Bride
DESCRIPTIONAttendants bind a cloth to protect the bride's eyes from the Puja powder that will be applied to her forehead, signifying the spiritual union of her and her husband in the Hindu tradition.
AUTHORMICK STETSON is a photojournalist who specializes in documenting cultures & people from remote regions within Asia as well as other social issues concerning the disadvantaged or disenfranchised members of modern society. Regarding cultures, he focuses mainly on diminishing cultures & ones that are transitioning or transforming as a result of the encroachment of modernity. Pertaining to social issues, Mick strives to give marginalized members a voice, taking the viewer into these people’s worlds.