I took his shot at an engagement ceremony at one of the towns in central Rajasthan. What attracted me was the variety of bright colors - typical characteristic of Rajasthan.
There are many elements in the picture that showcase the culture of this region.
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rajhema (1871) 2005-08-25 10:37
Certainly. Fantastic expressions. good one Siddhartha. You could have enhanced the sharpness a bit
paulw (2016) 2005-08-25 10:40
Great image with plenty of wonderful and vibrant colours. Well captured.
kinginexile (2598) 2005-08-25 12:40
Superb, rich scene of a ceremony, colors are coming from everty corner, especially the women's, just missing some sharpness, and there is a tilt, from the angle you took the view.
wishnugaruda (1305) 2005-08-25 16:22
this is a lovely and colourful motive.
I like to look at this - for me very exotic - ceremony and the beautiful saris.
I like your country so much and hope to come back sometimes. I loved Rajasthan.
Thanks for your nice photos, they give me nice memories. Bye
Sabine - wishnugaruda
Ina (2687) 2005-08-25 16:48
A very interesting scene... I love the colors but what I love even more is the fine way that it shows a culture that I almost don't know... I find it very interesting to see how men and woman are seperatet... I also enjoy the very relaxed atmosphere in this picture... TFS and for bringing me in to a very different culture than my own... Ina...
speedyturtle (115) 2005-08-25 18:19
wonderful colours - the women are certainly prettier birds than the men. Why are the women on one side and the men on the other? There is a lot going on here to entertain the eye, wish is was a little sharper.
FORJP001 (3819) 2005-08-25 22:35
Very colorful indeed; With paintshop pro V 7. the number of unique color was counted and beleive it or not the number is try to figure it then see the answer in the workshop (Jean-Pierre)
thaprem (2554) 2005-12-26 1:10
Colourful Image....Nice POV...
I like the lively crowd shown well...
Bit of contrast & sharpness would have helped it to be better.
Paolo (41222) 2005-12-27 11:42
Hi Siddhartha, colorful shot.
it's a pity that is slightly out of focus.
there is a wonderufl light and a fantastic mass of people, with colorful saris!
good point of view and composition.
DLM (6479) 2005-12-27 16:30
Hi Sid,wonderful colours here very nice indeed,TFS
- Copyright: Siddhartha Chhajer (picks) (124)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2004-12-07
- Categories: Ceremony
- Camera: Sony DSC P72
- Exposure: f/4, 1/40 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Theme(s): "INDIA photos that I'd like to remember (III) [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2005-08-25 9:57