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Nightscape photography : Hussain sagar lake, Hyderabad

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Picture taken at Hussain sagar lake, Hyderabad just before sunrise with cloud and sky reflection in the lake

Hussain sagar lake, Hyderabad – Nature and city buildings reflection

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Fruitful Charminar streets

Charminar streets at Hyderabad are an amazing places for street photography be it the people or the fruits. Sharing pictures of fruit vendors taken during recent trip to Charminar.

Aren’t these red pomegranates tempting 🙂

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Colorful bangles at Charminar Hyderabad

Charminar which is famous for historical monument of Charminar is also a shoppers paradise and is one of the busiest shopping places in Hyderabad and offer excellent opportunities for street photography. Sharing few pictures of the Bangles market in Charminar.

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Tea estate view Munnar

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Munnar, one of the most beautiful places in God’s own country Kerala is famous for mesmerizing view of tea estates.

Kathakali artist: Action packed performance

Watching a Kathakali artist perform is always a delight where the artist adorning vivid colors and elaborately dress performs act of mythological plays without uttering a single word by using facial gestures.

Below are some of the pictures taken at Kalari centre, Thekkady, Kerala during my MAy 2017 visit.

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But, wait, there is more coming. In the next post, I will cover what goes behind the stage in preparation of a Kathakali artist. It is really very interesting watching an artist getting ready for the show.

 

Kathakali : The art of storytelling

Kathakali  a major form of classical dance originated from Kerala. It is one of the oldest theatre forms in the world known for storytelling and expressing various emotions through language of gestures especially eyes to narrate tales and epics. Another prominent aspect of Kathakali is the elaborate make up code and use of distinct colors to  distinguish characters like green for virtuous.

Few pictures taken during visit to Thekkady Kalari centre, Kerala.

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Flower

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Making a child sleep

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Emotions

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Happiness

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Fear

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Anger

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Anger

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Display of disgust

Kalaripayattu Kerala martial artist jumping through the fire

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Village women in thoughts

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