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14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The Longing of an Opera Artist

Mdm Tai, a Chinese opera artist for the past forty odd years, thinks of her children while preparing for her performance. She, like most of the opera artists, is away for months traveling to one place to another, far away from her home. The Chinese opera is a custom that is slowly being diminished, taken over by modern performances. It is worth seeing and it is with hope that, through images, the custom will be sustained for future generations.

This photo is a finalist in the People category of our 14th Annual Photo Contest. See all 70 finalists here.

TAGS: Kuala Lumpur, Longing, Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Member since 2015
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Photo of the Day: 03.13.17 Editors' Pick Finalist
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© Nick Ng.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2016
Total Views: 5003
Total Favorites: 4
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 24, 2016, 8:54 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-7S
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/80
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO1250
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