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BEHIND BLUE EYES

He was born and raised together with the cobras, his most loyal companions. Karan, 11, is the member of an ancient tribe of snake charmers from Kanpur, who over the generations have captured poisonous snakes, making them dance to their music. Snakes are revered in India and snake charmers are considered the followers of Lord Shiva, the Hindu god always portrayed with a cobra around his neck

TAGS: India, Snake, Varanasi

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© Mauro De Bettio.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2018
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 26, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/80
Aperture: f1.8
ISO: ISO1000
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PHOTO LOCATION Varanasi, India