Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Coconut seller in Mylapore, Chennai. Posted by Hello

Thursday, April 14, 2005

Devotees of devotees. A scene at the Parthasarathy Temple festival at Triplicane Chennai. Posted by Hello
Musicians at the Parthasarathy temple festival at Triplicane, Chennai. Posted by Hello
A team of `thavil' (drums) players at the Parthasarathy Temple festival in Triplicane, Chennai. This B&W image was made digitally from the original colour version. Posted by Hello
Devotees at a festival of the Parthasarathy temple, Triplicane, Chennai. Posted by Hello

Monday, April 11, 2005

A `zoom-in' of the entrance to Amir Mahal, the residence of the Prince of Arcot. Picture was taken last year when the gateway was lit up on the occasion of the marriage of a descendant of the Nawabs -- Chennai's own royal wedding! Posted by Hello
The Vivekananda House. or ice house as it was earlier known, on the Marina. The red lines in the foreground, as in the pic below, are traffic trails. Posted by Hello
The DIG's office in Chennai. This is a double exposed frame -- the fireworks in the sky and the office were taken on the same frame at different times. Posted by Hello
This is a composite image of the Brihadeeswara Temple at Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. The full moon was introduced from a second negative using conventional darkroom processing. Posted by Hello

Sunday, April 10, 2005

Masked dancers from Sri Lanka, part of a procession on Buddha Purnima celebrated in Chennai a couple of years back. Posted by Hello
Drummers from Sri Lanka in Chennai to participate in a procession on Buddha Purnima. Picture taken a couple of years back. Posted by Hello
Buddhist monks from Sri Lanka participate in a procession in Chennai on Buddha Purnima. This picture was taken a couple of years back. Posted by Hello

Monday, April 04, 2005

At a fishing harbour in Tuticorin, a port town in South Tamil Nadu.

A church tower in Tuticorin.

A Cross opposite a church, Our Lady of Snows, in Tuticorin. The church is just opposite the fishing harbour and this Cross reminded me of a mast.

A view of the church, Our Lady of Snows.

Our Lady of Snows

Friday, April 01, 2005

Scene change

Here are a few pics taken at Tuticorin at last year.

A salt pan in Tuticorin

Women at work in salt pan in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu.

One more businessman at the temple fair. This guy was teaching the ladies some hairdo.

Another businessman at the temple festival. This one is selling kitchen utensils most of which are fast disappearing from the kitchens.