Phool Mandi(flower market - New Delhi) probably deals in lakhs every morning and in a matter of 3 hours maybe the whole stock is sold..thats how it works each n everyday here...in this busy market i found this little boy trying to earn some bucks for himself...
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Wanda1 (14982) 2006-08-20 4:56
A nice portrait of daily life, it is great that you have captured the movement of the boys hands shining the shoes, a good composition. A very expressive photo, I am making it one of my favourites. What are lakhs?
anjan (1086) 2006-08-20 5:56
Nice xpressive photo Kunal, good low angle.
russte (0) 2006-08-20 6:56
Hi Kunal,a wonderfully captured street portrait. The composition shows his environment perfectly and a nice touch to show the toe of the shoe peeping into the right of the frame. Good exposure too, to show the blur as he brushes the shoe he is cleaning. Perhaps it could be benefit from a little more contrast to separate the greys a more and I'd be tempted to sharpen the boy's face a little in CS to emphasise it, but a very nice photo. Well done. Stephen
Angelillo (9374) 2006-08-20 17:52
This photography seems to me very eloquent. The POV is very good, so low as that of the child, which describes well his " social position " (not his dignity), the hands in movement, working, and the eyes (ah! the eyes!) ... I do not know very well what to say, concentrated, inquisitive ... what I know is that they thrill me. Thank you very much for this photography, Kunal. Congratulations.
PS. What must we do so that the day at which the children do not have to wok comes soon?
JonKilimnik (0) 2006-08-29 10:04
beauty of a shot kunal...love the motion blur and the expression.
welcome to trek!
- Copyright: kunal shingla (kunalshingla) (37)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2006-03-25
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon 350D (Digital Rebel XT), Cano18-55mm/f3.5-5.6
- Exposure: f/11, 1/40 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): "INDIA photos that I'd like to remember (III) [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-08-20 4:33
- Favorites: 2 [view]