Children of the Thar Desert

PhotographerSebastien Tickner
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryBath, United Kingdom
Photo Date2005
Technical InfoRolleiflex 3.5, negative scan
Entry Description

When the parents set off for work their small desert camp is left to be run by the children, with the eldest, no older than 10, taking responsibility for the fetching of water, milking of goats and preparation of chapatis.