Ajuma is the formal term for Korean women. But Ajuma is more than a term. Ajuma controls the finances and holds a powerful position in the family, yet dutifully spends holidays at her mother-in-laws cooking and cleaning non-stop. Ajuma feels entitled, as she should.
I took this picture (a reflection off a bus) while waiting for Buddha's Birthday parade in Seoul in 2010. The black and white transformation, as well as the vignette effect remove color and other distractions from the picture.