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Photo Info

Dimensions3648 x 2736
Original file size2.67 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken5-Mar-13 01:45
Date modified5-Mar-13 01:45
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon PowerShot S90
Focal length14.98 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/200 at f/4
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
ISO speedISO 80
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x


During my second year of service (2013), I helped organize a Women's Conference in Togo. This photo was one of our first steps in welcoming the women: we took their bags and carried them (sometimes on our heads). This small gesture was one of many to help lighten their loads, as we discovered many of the Togolese women are over burdened with familial duties and chores.