Time of Pongal is always a time for Merry in TN...
Every hamlet, every village is full of colours & Joy...
Along the roads on the rural side you can see every temple coloured up & in process of a "thiru vizha" or Annual celebration. "Thai piranthaal vazhi pirakkum". Regardless of the caste, creed, deity, all temples & places of worship are alive with Life...
Here is the local "Koothandavar saatu" with people dancing for "Aravann" or "Koothandavar" around the "Saatu Kambam" Early Night.
I particularly, Like the Array of village life these festivities bring out. The Local "Minor" with Flashy Shirt, Active youth or the "Elavattam", merry making Toilers with a pint of Booze, Elated kids all dancing around the Drummers or the "Melakaarar", with general village folk watching the merry...
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Furachan (0) 2006-01-17 3:08
I like the energy in this shot, Prem. The flash of course plunges the far people indarkness but still there is movement, there is life! Good note too.
Thanks for that.
sathiyan (206) 2006-01-17 3:31
Good capture of enjoyment.if i was there i whould have playing with them ;) . i see round patches on the photo is it scaned one.
gaby (19819) 2006-01-17 6:56
Hi Prem - great night shot with splendid colors and tones - I like the movement and the concentration of the dancers -
- Copyright: Premanand Thangavelu (thaprem) (2554)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-01-00
- Categories: Festivals
- Camera: SONY DSC-P43
- Exposure: f/2.7, 1/40 seconds
- Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2006-01-17 1:42