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2007-03-05 oochappan

Holy water

Salem - Tharamangalam

Maybe a very simple daily life scene, an old man washing his hands with Holy water from the well
here in the Kailasa Nathar Temple at noon but I love these most simple scenes as a dialogue with
him, telling me how he spend his old days in the house of God to join Him one of these years.

Don't take photos at noon, most will say, for the high contrasts, this one taken at 12:29, a
blistering clear sun, at rather high ISO, a challenge to get all details out without over -or
underexposed areas with a very slight grain reduction in the dark areas and local sharpening.

Enjoy simple life of common people we often walk by without noticing.

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Eric Herbelin12-Jul-2007 11:24
well done! v
Rory Trappe19-Mar-2007 05:50
I like it. Such nice colours.
Simon Chandler11-Mar-2007 06:03
Wonderful work.
Victoria10-Mar-2007 14:10
NIcely job, votes
Guest 10-Mar-2007 14:06
Wonderful work. Voted.
Guest 10-Mar-2007 13:49
great POV and angle, excellent timing, too!
Steve Viscot10-Mar-2007 13:39
great angle -vote-
Guest 10-Mar-2007 13:34
Wonderfully exposed and captured!! Your work is always a joy to view! v