Faces of India – 134

Come rain or shine, we have to work for our daily living… they seemed to be saying through their smiles. Shot of two coffee estate workers in Chikmagalur, Karnataka. Note that while one had a proper raincoat on, the other had one made of plastic sack.

Faces of India, a series through which I intend to portray the various
characters of my country whom I met during my travels. See more here.

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27 Responses

  1. Sylvia K says:

    Rain, no real raincoat, but beautiful smiles!! Wonderful! I do love your photos of the people in your country!! Thank you so much for sharing, Indrani!! I do look forward to your post each week!! Have a lovely weekend! Enjoy!

  2. Pallavi says:

    Such wonderful smiles. Just goes to show that you don't need to be rich to be happy 🙂

  3. Hilary says:

    I kind of like that impromptu raincoat

  4. Renuka says:

    Very beautiful pic 🙂 I like the twinkle in their eyes!

  5. Joop Zand says:

    Very good picture indrani.

    Greetings, Joop

  6. Dina says:

    Their smiles make me want to smile too. So nice.

  7. Jinksy says:

    But what glorious faces they show to the world, despite the rain…Lovely photograph again, Indrani.

  8. George says:

    These look like two happy fellows, in spite of the rain.

  9. Look at the smile at their face.. it hides all the hardship they r going through…

  10. This is Lovely Capture..Indeed True Colors of Hard working people.. 😀

  11. A very nice double portrait! 🙂

    Best regards from the Netherlands,

  12. Onkar says:

    Beautiful picture

  13. The sheer amount of hard work these women do make me cringe every time I complain about something.

  14. In Chennai when there are heavy rains most schools and colleges are given the day off. It always makes me think what about the parents how will they manage. Necessity is the mother of invention and this smart lady has found a cheap and best way to beat the rains. Hats off to her. Superb find Indrani as usual.

  15. Hi Indrani,you already have full of bucket of praises.So i surrender.

  16. this is how a poor villager adapts to the natural phenomenon ! Nice capture !

  17. The have smiles on their faces because they are less materialistic. Nice capture Indrani.

  18. Bread has to be earned. Life will go on

  19. Najm Nisa says:

    A post on karnataka after a long time on your blog ! Have been to Chikmanglur, very hardworking people indeed 🙂

  20. Indeed the right observation about the sack and the rain-coat, Indrani. Same profession, yet different status or standard of living!

  21. Lovely capture Indrani ! There faces are so optimistic. Gritty !

  22. It is a very natural shot widout any preparation as if the ladies were posing for u only 🙂

  23. Lovely shot made me smile .. 😀

  24. Oh gawd….how much hav u traveled indrani….

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