'Durga-Puja' is celebrated mainly by the Bengali community in India. It is a celebration of victory of good over bad. Durga (the invincible and the mother of all) is worshiped for five long days before the idols are immersed. During "aarti" (prayer ritual) the people dance with 'dhunuchi' (earthen pot filled with charcoal and raisin based incense) on the beats of 'dhaks' (bengali drums).
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BennyV (19673) 2011-10-07 5:47
Terrific use of the silhouettes against the strong colours of the background. I also appreciate your note to explain what exactly we're looking at. Thanks for sharing your work here.
Have a fine weekend.
arijit_ghosh86 (795) 2011-10-08 7:11
Good framing sense..good quality sharp snap..
keep it up.
- Copyright: Satyaki Bhattacharyya (tukun) (947)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-10-05
- Categories: Festivals
- Camera: CANON 450D, Tamron SP AF 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD
- Exposure: f/4, 1/30 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-10-06 23:47