Continuing my earlier post, Faces of India, these are some images of the portraits with a wider field of view and ambience.
Playful kids at Charang village, Kinnaur, Himachal
Found him smiling at me in Sarnath, Varanasi
He was walking home alone in Charang village, Kinnaur, Himachal
A boy selling colorful toys at Maha Kumbh mela at Sangam, Allahabad
A majhi (boatman) on the ghats of Varanasi
A lovely cheerful woman at Pushkar, Rajasthan
A local villager selling utensils at the Pushkar fair, Rajasthan
A woman gathers camel dung to be burnt & used as fuel in Pushkar, Rajasthan
Mother & daughter go about their daily chores at the camel fair Pushkar, Rajasthan
An old woman sits outside her house in the narrow lanes of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
She was camera shy and would vanish inside that door the moment she saw someone take her photo, at Rangrik monastery in Charang, Himachal
A family in a beautiful village Rusklang, Kinnaur, Himachal
Villagers sit & chat at the fair grounds in Pushkar, Rajasthan
A sadhu washing clothes at sunrise at the ghats in Varanasi
He gave blessings & posed patiently 🙂 in Pushkar, Rajasthan
At the fair grounds of Maha Kumbh, Allahabad
A Sadhu at Maha Kumbh mela, Sangam, Allahabad
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A designer, photographer and artist, I love to work with color, form and texture on paper, digital media and textiles. Color Odyssey is a visual odyssey of my love for Travel & Photography, of Stories and Experiences I’ve had so far. I hope you enjoy my voyage through colors of Love, Travel, Food & Adventure…
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Lovely portraits! I hope someday I’d be able to overcome my shyness of shooting strangers. Any tips? 🙂 Love your work–they’re just awesome!:-)
Ha ha! Sheryl, It’s just shooting & more shooting and get close…I am still shy and not comfortable approaching strangers! Takes time & practice and I am still learning!
Thanks for all the comments 🙂
Beautiful portraiture, and engaging eye contact. The pictures ‘speak’ – one wants to know more about the people. Fascinating country.
Thanks for all your comments Liz! 🙂
Stunning portrait photos!!