In the barbershops.

"Documenting the barbershops was probably the scariest, but also most fun experience. Scary because it was an entirely male community and I was the solitary female there, ... more 

In the barbershops.

"Documenting the barbershops was probably the scariest, but also most fun experience. Scary because it was an entirely male community and I was the solitary female there, documenting it. A lot of the places I shot at were in Dharavi, and whenever I came by they would draw the curtain suspiciously and ask a lot questions. It took a lot of explaining to convince them I was a photographer, working on a project for class. Many of them sent me packing with a warning never to come back, but others were more receptive, even participative." less 
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Yahoo Lifestyle | Photo By Niyati Upadhya
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 11:00 PM EDT