A real Saddhu or a beggar in saddhu's clothing ?!!
He is on a ghat of Varanasi.
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jmdias (45790) 2012-04-27 7:22
very curious these indian personages. your portrait of this man is very interesting, good details of his expressions and addornments. good light, framing and sharpness.
Zengi001 (2093) 2012-04-27 7:28
This one is for me a very funny shot!
Nice capture of the moment, Tfs!
Have a nice WE,
PecoBud (3778) 2012-04-27 8:27
I remember this guy from an acid trip I took in the 60's.
All kidding aside Miguel, Excellent colors and light management, with superb clarity and detail to your subject. For a beggar, he seems very happy and content, just as I am with your fantastic POV Miguel, great job!!
TFS............Your Friend from California.........Buddy
mohammad_H (6598) 2012-04-27 8:59
تکد گری و زالوهای جامعه.نمایش موفق از مفت خور ها.زندگی روزمره در هند پر از فراز و نشیب.شب خوبی داشته باشید
Community beggary and leeches. View of the hanger is successful. Full of ups and downs of everyday life in India. Have a nice evening
eldancer1 (17036) 2012-04-27 10:41
Very colorful beggar and he seemed to be happy! Nicely captured with good details and wonderful colors with good saturation. Well done, tfs.
jusninasirun (17138) 2012-04-27 15:41
I like this portrait with strong characters and colors. Good exposure and details in fine framing.
Thanks and have a nice day.
chrisvek (5453) 2012-04-27 16:36
Wow.Very nice and totally strange portrait.Very unuseful expression but so real.Very nice lightning and POV.Perfect result.TFS
axiotea (21647) 2012-04-27 21:07
Une bonne question, est-ce un vrai saddhu :)
En tout cas, il avait l'air content de se faire photographier...je remarque qu'il devait avoir un problème au pied et que le bambou faisait office de canne. Les guirlandes de soucis bien colorées ainsi que sa tenue contrastent bien avec les autres éléments.
Passe une bonne journée
lakshmip1949 (19110) 2012-04-28 10:25
I like this Sadhu aka beggar in dancing pose.He looks like a Narada Muni with his matted hair. It is a very funny shot with this man all smiling. Like the colors and sharpness.
bayno (16195) 2012-04-28 19:55
no doubt, is a poor beggar disguised as sadhus just to escape the injustice of the caste...nice reportage...
have a good day...
ikeharel (37316) 2012-04-29 5:18
Saw this photo a while ago, and had a long thinking what to write about: Can't avoid the strange appearence of the Saddhu, projecting what heared all about India, a real thing or a show to the many tourists? or maybe both applied.
The magnificent pic. posted reveal much about, the face's expression tell me he doe's act in a big play, local exhibition - yet, who knows? maybe live this way in real. And the holy cow on back adding to the ambiance...
Fine collected scenery.
jester5 (1620) 2012-04-30 4:22
Excellent photograph of an unusual subject.All that wonderful colour shines like a beacon in, from what I can see,is probably a very dirty place judging from the details you have captured so well.Love it.Well done Miguel.
ChrisJ (86862) 2012-05-01 2:30
Missed this one. The orange marigold flowers stand out well in this superb daily life scene. Good sharpness & the with the crutches or crutch is eyecatching. The cow at right is a good secondary focal point, & the blue shoe lends credence to the appearance is in in fact crippled with possibly one leg shorter than the other. Bon semaine!
marina7 (5822) 2012-05-03 9:48
a very picturesque character:)) Bright and cheerful model. Well taken.
aliabazari (10105) 2012-05-14 11:58
Il s'agit d'un bon portrait de la vie quotidienne.
En ce qui concerne.
fabbs99 (5441) 2013-04-05 12:37
This one is very special, so typical of India.Funny and charming posture by the sadhu.
Very attractive capture in great contrasts and colors. Excellent composition, very well done, TFS.
adidas5nb (1101) 2013-04-09 18:37
i love this picture. just the shear amount of color on the subject makes the pic attractive.nice sharpness.like his pose and expression,and the cow in the bg.
danos (73974) 2013-04-29 11:56
nice the view of this real Saddhu as pose for you so charmy,with his smile to show us his perished teeth.