Monthly Archives: April 2015

One Face: 3 Views

I was reviewing three photographs that I took of this woman in South India, determining which one I would select for a future post. I couldn’t decide. The more I studied the portraits, the more the range of emotions that … Continue reading

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Village Chai

Serving tea to guests in India is so traditional that after a while it borders on common place. When prepared over a fire in the rustic kitchen of a village home in Rajasthan, tea becomes the main event and is … Continue reading

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At the Water Tanks

Nearly every Hindu temple in India has a water tank. A tank functions much like a reservoir as it can supply the community with water during times of scarcity but it is better known for accommodating the worshipers with their … Continue reading

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Walking the Back Lanes

Walking the back lanes is always such a different view and experience than sticking to the main street and often comes with unexpected visual pleasures. I shot the following photographs on the same short block in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Although this … Continue reading

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Veneration of the Tulsi Plant

I started noticing Tulsi plants in the courtyards of homes while in south India. I wasn’t aware of them in the north. Maybe because so many people live in apartment buildings in the north and there aren’t any courtyards or … Continue reading

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