Goa along with Daman and Diu are the smaller states of India, and those who were colonized by the Portuguese. Unlike the British, the Portuguese are ethnically mixed, as you can see from the photo. The state of Goa, is 50% Christian, the Portuguese came to Goa as merchants at the beginning of the sixteenth century and conquered in a short time. Later the region was part of the colonial Portuguese for about 450 years, thus becoming one of the oldest and most enduring colonial domains of history, until it was occupied by India in 1961.
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lakshmip1949 (19081) 2011-10-17 7:50
Typical Goan women.Nice shot holding the flower garlands. The image is well lit with colors and sharpness. I like this busy street scene.
arijit_ghosh86 (795) 2011-10-17 8:00
Its a typical Indian Street selling shot. In India you will often see such kind of flower seller.
Coming to this image, this has got a documentary value and has a story also. Nice catch with moving crowds.
lousat (75518) 2011-10-17 8:47
Ciao Valter,una foto molto interessante,i mercati esteri sono sempre una miniera d'oro per noi fotografi..ehehe..e sono davvero originali queste composizioni floreali che le donne hanno preparato con arte e tanta pazienza,non le avevo mai viste,composizione ricca e ben gestita nella difficile angolazione della luce.Complimenti e buona serata,Luciano
subhendu_bagchi (25591) 2011-10-17 11:28
an excellent street-life from Mapusa. Great composition. Like the flower seller in action. Light and clarity are superb and the depth is nice. A very well presented dialy life. Tfs.
baddori (19403) 2011-10-17 15:52
Questa foto e la nota colgono una falla delle mie conoscenze geopolitiche .
Non conoscevo questo stato.
Il pił ricco o dei pił ricchi .
Ottima foto ed un ringraziamento .
madhumita_roy86 (2344) 2011-10-18 1:37
Very nice street shot.... i like the composition.... vivid colours are looking beautiful ... very clear shot....good catch...
rmajum (1151) 2011-10-18 1:50
Like this market scence and the flower garlands, Goan style. The natural smiles on their face captured well. A combination of colours, bright and sharp.
Silvio1953 (120566) 2011-10-18 13:37
Ciao Valter, bella daily life, caratteristiche le tre venmditrici di fiori, un po' anzianotte e con sorrisi un po' sgangherati ma simpatici, bella luce, ottima nitiodezza e splendidi colori, bravo, ciao Silvio
siolaw (38274) 2011-10-19 22:22
Scena tipica del mercato di Mapusa, con le Goane (mi sembrano Cristiane queste)vendendo fiori.
Immagine colorata e luminosa!
abmdsudi (42594) 2011-10-20 2:42
Colorful street vendors plying the trade around this town. Superb candid shot, a lovely little insight into the local life. A fabulous image which really brings this place to life. This image shows the exact situation here and is very effective in illustrating these people and their daily working activities. The cheery colors are really attractive and make a lot of different, a lovely capture with a treatment that gives just the right atmosphere. Great work, Congrats
eldancer1 (27169) 2011-10-25 9:16
Very nice documentation of the daily life of ordinary people who are trying to make a living. Good candid shot with wonderful colors. Well done, tfs.
COSTANTINO (54419) 2011-12-17 23:00
typical colourful shot from a different world
nice shot welldone and wellseen like a scene
from the movie with traditional details
thanks for sharing it with us
have a pleasant Sunday