5954 Sacred Burning of the Bodies on the Ganges
This was a very sacred spot, and the most atmospheric in all of India that I came across. Raining with the fires ablaze. Note the logs on the boats for more fire all the time. It was said that families saved for years for this very privledge. You can see people mourning their loved ones on this spot - hard to describe how moving it all was. They watched in silence as you could only imagine the years, and the emotion, and the closure that coming to this venerable spot brought them.
Photoblog: The Desert City of Jaisalmer, India – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog
Poised at the edge of the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is blanketed in golden-brown sand, evocative of Arabian tales and legends. The town itself is a wonder: Studded with stone forts and palaces that resemble sand castles, the enchanting city is one of Rajasthan’s secret gems. Its sandstone ramparts, tanned to a honeycomb color by the …
The images of Indian goddess, Sanjhi (village deity), are popular art forms in punjab. Village women make Sanjhi on the walls of their home with clay and traditional colours. The making of the desi image has survived the extensive image of production of "marga" (the sophisticated "great tradition" art).
Faces of India - 77
Arguably, India has the most photogenic people ever. Their sun battered faces, their colorful costumes, and their willingness to be photographed make them the best photography subjects. In this series, The Faces Of India, I showcase my portraits of the most photogenic people I met in India. Asked this guy for a shot while he was working, and he agreed, but he gave me that constant gaze into the camera, which is kinda funny!