Does it count as a portrait if you can’t see her face? I don’t know, and I don’t suppose it really matters. I don’t normally like to loom over people when I take their picture, but I liked the pattern created by the hat and the tray, and the shapes made by her hand sweeping through the rice.
This was taken this weekend in Cholon, which is fast becoming my favourite area of the city to take pictures in. The area is known as Saigon’s Chinatown and has markets, pagodas and streetlife aplenty.