AMRITASETHU

AMRITASETHU

BRIDGE BUILT BY MATA AMRITANANDAMAYI MA AFTER TSUNAMI TO HELP WITH ANY FUTURE EVACUATIONS AND TO CROSS THE BACKWATERS WITHOUT THE NEED OF A BOAT.

AMRITAPURI, KERALA, SOUTH INDIA.

 Train to Bengaluru(Bangalore) from Prashanti Nilayam, India.

Train to Bengaluru(Bangalore) from Prashanti Nilayam, India.

ANDHRA PRADESH

ANDHRA PRADESH

I encountered this scene leaving the back way from Prashanti Nilayam to Bengaluru (Bangalore) and stopped the taxi to get this shot.

 Fishing boat on the backwaters of Kollam, Kerala, South India.

Fishing boat on the backwaters of Kollam, Kerala, South India.

 Waiting at a train station I saw these incredibly deep cracked callouses and just set my camera on the ground and blindly aimed and clicked.

Waiting at a train station I saw these incredibly deep cracked callouses and just set my camera on the ground and blindly aimed and clicked.

JAPAMALA

JAPAMALA

JAPAMALA SILHOUETTE OF DEVOTEE SAYING THE NAME OF GOD.

OVERLOOKING ARABIAN SEA, PARAYAKADAVU, KERALA, SOUTH INDIA..

BOATMAN BALLET

BOATMAN BALLET

VALLICKAVU, KERALA, SOUTH INDIA.

GIRL IN THE GOLDEN DRESS

GIRL IN THE GOLDEN DRESS

CLAPPANA, KERALA, SOUTH INDIA.

STRETCHIN' THE CHAI

STRETCHIN' THE CHAI

CHAI VENDOR MIXING AND COOLING THE CHAI IN TEA STALL.

KARUNAGAPALLY, KERALA, SOUTH INDIA.

ROAD BUILDERS

ROAD BUILDERS

ASPHALT WORKER POURING OIL ON ROAD.

KOLLAM, KERALA, SOUTH INDIA.

KARNATAKA TRIBAL WOMAN

KARNATAKA TRIBAL WOMAN

TRIBAL WOMAN SELLING JEWELRY ON THE CLIFFS OF TOURIST BEACH.

IT WAS A BRIGHT SUNNY DAY AND I UNDEREXPOSED BY 3 STOPS IN THE CAMERA AND OVEREXPOSED BY 3 STOPS IN THE FLASH TO GET THIS MOONLIGHT LOOK.

VARKALA, KERALA, SOUTH INDIA.

TOLPAVA KOOTHU

TOLPAVA KOOTHU

BEHIND THE SCENES SHADOW PUPPETRY WHICH IS A DYING ART IN KERALA THAT IS PASSED DOWN THROUGH THE FAMILY. THIS PLAY WAS ON THE RAMAYANA.

VALLICKAVU, KERALA, SOUTH INDIA.

 

TOLPAVA KOOTHU

TOLPAVA KOOTHU

BEHIND THE SCENES SHADOW PUPPETRY WHICH IS A DYING ART IN KERALA THAT IS PASSED DOWN THROUGH THE FAMILY. THIS PLAY WAS ON THE RAMAYANA. HE IS USING SOME KNID OF FLASH POWDER FOR DRAMATIC EFFECT.

VALLICKAVU, KERALA, SOUTH INDIA.

KERALA BACKWATERS

KERALA BACKWATERS

Backwaters night shot near Vallickavu, Kerala, South India.

KERALA BACKWATERS

KERALA BACKWATERS

Backwaters night shot near Vallickavu, Kerala, South India.

RUSSIAN HELICOPTER

RUSSIAN HELICOPTER

HDR SHOT INSIDE OLD RUSSIAN HELICOPTER USED FOR AVIATOR TRAINING SCHOOL NEAR COIMBATORE, TAMIL NADU, INDIA.

DUCKS IN A ROW

DUCKS IN A ROW

DUCKS BEING HERDED BY A DUCK FARMER IN CANALS.

KUMARAKOM, KERALA, SOUTH INDIA.

LIGHTNING

LIGHTNING

LIGHTNING OVER THE ARABIAN SEA FROM THE COAST OF KERALA.

PARAYAKADAVU, KERALA, SOUTH INDIA.

KERALA BACKWATERS

KERALA BACKWATERS

KERALA BACKWATERS VIEW FROM BRIDGE.

IRANTANG, KERALA, SOUTH INDIA.

KERALA FISHERMEN

KERALA FISHERMEN

KERALA FISHERMEN IN THE ARABIAN SEA.

THE RAPTOR IN THE FOREGROUND IS A BRAHMINY KITE.

NEAR PARAYAKADAVU, KERALA, SOUTH INDIA.