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This photo was taken from a boat full of camera happy tourists floating down Indian's holy river, the Ganges,  in Varanasi (Baneres), at sunrise.  I was mildly uncomfortable at the time, pointing my camera at people minding their own business. But the telephoto lens gave me the permission, and I had the westerners sense of  imunity that allows tourists to take pictures of  third world inhabitants and show them off to friends back home, with the excuse that you have captured some important cultural truth, when in fact, all you've done is taken a photo a someone washing their bum without their permission. And then, to add insult to injury, you publish it on the web.