Being the owner, the man in the front has to show some dignity and power. His employees were happy to have their picture, but the owner refused to smile. Luckily, he didn't mind my taking the shot.
Nobody has marked this note useful
Critiques | Translate
bayno (18344) 2012-01-05 4:22
Hi Lakshmi, the old one is very serious and the young very happy...like almost in all the world, funny scene of daily life, so many details...a shop seem a bazar like almost all the indian shop, regards, Valter
jacquest (18927) 2012-01-05 4:48
Another interesting daily life image with this store full of stock. The epople are well placed in the photo and your note is interesting. I wonder what would make that man smile, a good joke maybe.
Have a nice day
SWEETFREEDOM (24621) 2012-01-05 5:02
what impress me in this picture is the amount of goods that there are in this shop.
funny the serius face expression of the owner
snunney (100154) 2012-01-05 5:13
I have to say I find this image rather amusing with the man sat somewhat po-faced whilst the youngsters in the background can't stop themselves from laughing. Made all the more interesting by the splendid array of goods to be seen in the shop. Excellent work!
Sergiom (80830) 2012-01-05 5:41
L'image convient parfaitement au titre. Cela semble beaucoup plus sérieux à l'avant plan qu'en arrière ou les jeunes semblent s'amuser ferme.
ChrisJ (114759) 2012-01-05 6:06
Lots on sale at this corner store! Good colour & a subtle contrast between the older worn out & suspicious store-owner apparently glancing in a security mirror, & the younger carefree teenagers in the background. I'm sure this man works very long hours so no reason for him to smile until the shop closes. Tfs!
pajaran (61268) 2012-01-05 7:03
Dobar snimka veselih ljudi u prodavnici i ozbiljnog prodavca, lepa fotografija.
Dobar trenutak snimka, lepe boje.
Imajte lep dan.
Good shot of cheerful people in the shop and serious seller, beautiful images.
A good moment shot, beautiful colors.
Have a nice day.
All the best.
Royaldevon (39344) 2012-01-05 7:58
This is almost a journalitic shot with so much on view in this shop. Quite a contrast to the shops here, in England. The elements are sharp and colourful.
It is interesting to speculate about the contrasting characters. The well-positioned owner appears very suspicious ... or is he just worried about having his photograph taken!!
My warm regards,
Budapestman (82620) 2012-01-05 11:05
a very lovely daily life photo with attractive composition and details I like the atmosphere and the lovely note too, Tfs! Have a nice evening! Kellemes estét kívánok!
TopGeo (38216) 2012-01-05 11:41
Hi Lakshmi, a beautiful picture with portraits
what impress me in this picture is elements and colours! that there are in this shop. Excellent contrast and colors are beautifully presented and perfectly a great time!
Best wishes for 2012
Nicou (143238) 2012-01-06 2:00
Très belle compo et image, sueprbe scène de cette échoppe scène viviante et colorée, sueprbe.
Bravo et amitié
ikeharel (72227) 2012-01-06 3:05
The shopkeeper is worrid for some reason, Lakshmi, that's why his face's expression is serious - but the youngsters probably had some more positive or rather optimistm to cheer.
Fine inside shop image - daily life show par-excellence.
sacimar (26295) 2012-01-07 3:50
the contrast between their face expressions is really interesting, you captured a good moment here, I like the hundred of things they sell here, well done,
gunbud (34066) 2012-01-07 7:21
Lively capture of the stern shope keeper and his contrastingly happy employees.
Strong colors and sharp details to this well stocked store.
Schnappilic (9690) 2012-01-07 10:44
Interesting face expressions. Lovely portraits with an unusual background. TFS!
All the best,
josepmarin (58359) 2012-01-08 6:30
a good capture of this daily scene, with an interesting vital contrast between the attitude of the owner of the shop, and the laughs of his employees, in background.
It is a photo full of life, which you have executed very well in spite of its difficulty.
siolaw (38292) 2012-01-13 5:35
Funny compo here with serious boss and laughing employees. Good light for an inside shot and a lot of details to look at. He has quite a modern scale and some other equipment!
jmdias (65008) 2012-01-16 15:34
another fabulous slice of life in india. I liked the contrast between the serious man and the others. perfect framing, light and sharpness, we can enjoy each detail of the store. TFS.
nobuikehonda (3848) 2012-01-29 18:34
Hello Dear Lakshmi,
The contrast created by the shop owner among his employees stands out, the others seem to be having a very nice time. The apparent stubbornness of the owner doesn't necessarily mean that he is really like this all the time. While the young can adjust more easily to the changing environment, the older and more established being has more to guard against the change which is occurring around him. I am sure that he wants to blend in with the others in his mind, but as you mentioned in your note, he has chosen to give priority to showing his dignity. And if the depicted moment really represents the relationship on a daily basis with the others, the young wouldn’t be showing their emotions so openly in the presence of the shop owner. I am convinced that this man in reality is a possessor of a kindness and is liked by the employees. This is another heart-warming capture. I wonder how I would react to the situation, giggling or not knowing what to do in presence of a camera. I am camera shy, I can identify myself with the shop owner. This is another nice capture of daily life.
With my very best and warmest regards,
Have a very nice week ahead, Lakshmi
fabbs99 (17167) 2012-11-12 21:35
Hello Mr lakshmi,
A very typical daily life image from India.Nice colors all over and a lot of expressions.Very well done.TFS.