Flower sellers at Poorna market, Vizag.
Flowers are extensively used in India (more so in the South) for the daily worship or ‘Pooja’ as it is called in Hindi. From what I have seen, flowers with strong frangrances are not used since they evoke the feeling of Shringara (romance). The flowers used for worship have delicate aromas considered suitable for the mood of devotion.
The flowers that are seen here are also used by the ladies tp adorn their hair. This is also more common in the south, especially among the urban population, than in the north.
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holmertz (48944) 2014-04-11 10:44
Another fine street-shot from the city off the tourist track. The salesman standing up looks slightly angry to be in the picture. His friend, sitting down, is laughing, maybe because he thinks he will not be in the picture. How wrong he was. Now they are both on the internet for the world to see and enjoy. Fine colours and nice details, including the pictures of deities on the wall with garlands hanging from them.
pajaran (57969) 2014-04-11 12:05
Interesantan tekst o cvecu i mestu sa opisom ...
Dobar trenutak snimka i kontrast, lepo pokazana prodavnica cveca i prodavci, lepe boje.
Dobar rad, lepo uhvacen trenutak, lepo cvece.
Prijatno vece i lepa noc, sve najbolje za vikend, srecno.
An interesting article about the flowers and place the description ...
Good time recording and contrast nicely demonstrated the flower shop and sellers, beautiful colors.
Good work, nice captured moment, beautiful flowers.
Have a nice evening and night, all the best for the weekend, good luck.
Mesut09 (380) 2014-04-11 12:13
The man on the left is happy regarding your photo.. but i can not say the same thing for the other man:) But there are varities of flowers .. and as you said they have great aromas and scents:)
mesutilgim (92384) 2014-04-11 12:23
Nice capture of this flower sellers stand with very good pov.
The man at right seems to have notised the photographer !
TFS and have a nice weekend
Graal (101730) 2014-04-11 12:42
interesting colorful image here. Nice presentation of street market with flowers. Also fine portraits of sellers. Good shot.
Have a nice WE.
Noel_Byrne (29195) 2014-04-11 13:15
this image is a beautiful compliment to your last post, they make a perfect set! Once again beautiful colors and a great use of the scenes natural framing Whatever the man on the left is laughing at, his smile is infectious and makes me smile too. Great post
All the best
jurek1951 (42196) 2014-04-11 23:19
a beautiful photo of this place with spectacular composition and splendid colours, great impression,
Nicou (136182) 2014-04-12 1:38
quelle vue et scène sueprbe ces vendeur avec ces produits tout colorée quel patel et luminosité sueprbe image.
Bravo et amitié
snunney (94919) 2014-04-12 4:42
A stark contrast in attitude between these two flower sellers, one rather angry and suspicious, the other engrossed in his magazine. The difficult lighting conditions caused you some problems, but on the whole you mastered them well' allowing us to see the detail in the background whilst avoiding any gross over-exposure. Another fine daily life scene well presented.
Sergiom (73450) 2014-04-12 5:55
J'aime les belles couleurs de cette composition. Elles sont très invitantes ainsi que le sourire du vendeur assis. J'aime le contraste entre les ombres et la lumière.
Silvio1953 (136753) 2014-04-12 6:24
Ciao Satya, lovely daily life composition with nice scene, fantastic colors, splendid light aqnd excellent clarity, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
saxo042 (37792) 2014-04-12 7:33
A fine street scene with many attractive colours. Also an interesting note. A very pleasant contribution.
Fis2 (93853) 2014-04-12 9:04
Next interesting scene from daily life.
Good frame and curious colors.
Cricri (115557) 2014-04-12 11:05
Jolies variétés de couleurs, les décorations de fleurs faites surement par le vendeur, son regard fixe et sérieux, cela semble faire rire le monsieur au journal :-)belle présentation
imageme (1790) 2014-04-12 15:00
Hi Satya, Plenty of fresh colour flowers. I like how they are grouped and presented. The flower rolls on the wall are beautiful. Very original type of flower store with simple set up. The man sitting down is laughing so much probably something in the magazine appears funny to him. Great composition and great details. Thank for sharing
ChrisJ (109566) 2014-04-12 20:40
Another superb daily life scene and good to have caught the man smiling. Vibrant, saturated colour from the marigolds and other flowers on sale. Nice warm cold color contrasts between the red, yellow orange and blue. Have a nice week!
gildasjan (43364) 2014-04-13 11:46
ici aussi j'aime beaucoup la vivacité des couleurs.Le jaune presque fluorescent donne une excellente touche à cette réalisation.
ourania (41246) 2014-04-15 10:42
a well framed composition that looks spontaneous, an effective layout of interesting information surrounding the two people. I like very much the way you balanced the light and the shade, there's a smooth and delightful transfer fro the one area to the other and clarity is excellent all over the frame. The bright colours really make a strong impact but they don't undermine the details and colours around them. The different responses of the two vendors are intriguing and amusing. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great day,
COSTANTINO (62695) 2014-04-21 22:00
Good morning my dear friend
I love visiting your gallery because
you have photos with originality
and beauty like this one concrning
flowers used for worship with delicate
aromas suitable for the mood of devotion
I love flowers and as I read in your
useful notes flowers are extensively
used in India
original version nice pov
thanks a lot
have a nice time
Didi (60358) 2014-04-22 9:37
Very good local scene
But I see the same green dominant colour on most of the pictures
I don't kno if it's a camera problem or if your screen needs a calibration of colours
I make a Workshop If you see a pink colour dominant on the white parts than this is a screen problem
Please give me your advice
RhodieIke (11744) 2014-04-23 12:24
Great photo of these guys stringing the flowers on string for the religious worship.
Well managed splendid note, Tfs,
claudeD (37304) 2014-04-28 2:21
another very fine and informative picture from India and its famous road markets. Very good colors and sharpness. I like your contribution here to TE very much.Very well done.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
Miguel82 (27277) 2014-06-27 19:42
Bright hues of these garlands of flowers Sathya, I identify marigold and dianthus, great report from Vizag, regards