The main character Bheema in a much joyful mood after the victory over the demon. This is a scene from a Kathakali performance at Munnar. Kathakali is a dance drama style originated in Kerala around 17th century, known for its colorful make up and costumes.
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blueaquan (271) 2015-01-18 23:32
A good capture of this Kathakali performance, I must say you've a crisp shot with his colourful green face in perfect focus. In Kathakali even the colours have significance, only virtuous characters use green like the one seen here.
The only problem I see with this image is the composition where in the banner from the background is seen along with a half door to the left. I don't know whether you could have avoided it and taken a shot or a close up of just the face of this artist along with his crown would have been great as well.
- Copyright: Sandip Das (sandynikon) (37)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-03-08
- Categories: Festivals
- Camera: Nikon D3100, *AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/30 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-04-23 3:27