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13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Aluminum Life

Aluminum Works emerged long ago as one of the most important industries in Bangladesh. About 60% of the utensils of kitchens in Bangladesh is still made of aluminum. In the City of Chittagong, there are some aluminum factories at Muradpur. The necessary kitchen gears, like pots, lids, pitchers, kettles, glasses, mugs, tubs, jugs, plates etc. are made and supplied in different corners of the country. Once the aluminum utensils were in great demand. In the 90s, after the arrival and quick market policy of different modern utensils made of melamine, ceramics, glass, plastic etc, aluminum has left its glorious position. The gloomy environment inside the factory exhibits the present condition of the workers’ aluminum life.

TAGS: Bangladesh, People, Work

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Chittagong, Bangladesh
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© K U Masoud.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2014
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Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 25, 2015, 12:31 a.m.
Camera Make: FUJIFILM
Camera Model: X-E1
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f4.5
ISO: ISO2500
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