Faces of India – 180


A very common road scene here, where you can see herds of cows, goats or sheep crossing your path and you will have to patiently wait till all of them cross over. Here is a shepherd in the outskirts of Mysore. This time I was prepared to shoot; the shot was taken from inside my car, hence a hazy finish.

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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33 Responses

  1. TexWisGirl says:

    a serious, hardworking but kind face.

  2. Sylvia K says:

    Have to agree with Tex! And I suspect he's tired, too!! Great shot as always, Indrani!

  3. DeniseinVA says:

    Great shot Indrani!

  4. Dina says:

    Nice. I would be happy to sit and wait and watch the animals and their shepherd.

  5. Jeevan says:

    Nice capture on life scene!

  6. Great shot, this is something we come across here in Wales as well, also where I lived in Italy!

  7. The face of a hard working man…….the colours in this image are really beautiful!

  8. Jo says:

    Great shot as always, Indrani. He has a soft, kind countenance, for sure. I've almost got my collection of Faces of Africa in order. I hope to start a similar label as your Faces of India. Have a great day. Jo

  9. Ileana says:

    Great shot.It is hard work to take pictures of people. You never know how they will react!

  10. Gail Dixon says:

    This is a great series! I love all the different expressions you capture.

  11. Anita says:

    Great one despite being from the car, Indrani. Pic appears clear to me 🙂
    He's lost in thoughts.

  12. Patiently getting doing his job.

  13. Great shot,and natural look on this hardworking man's face clicked well.

  14. Rajneesh K says:

    Thats a great shot!

  15. Carver says:

    Another great portrait and I like the animals being included in the shot.

  16. ladyfi says:

    HE looks tired, but kind!

  17. renu sethi says:

    The pic is great… the only thing that came into my mind was "I wish I could give him my extra ten kilos…yeh bhi khush aur mein bhi khush"

  18. Another good Capture !

  19. A seasoned and hard working face….nice click… 🙂

  20. An innocent struggling look. Nice click Indrani 🙂

  21. Definitely its a great shot for those peoples who dont know about real India, Indrani . but for me, sorry to say , its common . I have seen it many times in my village. It looks like as my father, my elder brother or in fact me in my childhood. This is Real face of India and real face of an Indian.

  22. Uppal says:

    GOOD ONE INDRANI!

  23. Priyashi says:

    Lovely Shot Indrani.

  24. Indrani these series of yours are very interesting.Love them.

  25. CYNOSURE says:

    This one is too good 🙂

  26. Super shots Indrani! Nice colors…

  27. Laura says:

    What a wonderful candid portrait Indrani!

  28. Wonderful shot Indrani! Cannot believe that you have taken this picture from inside your car! Even I try to capture awesome moments on the way while traveling, but, 60% of them fail…

    TC! Keep smiling :)Happy clicking 🙂

  29. Cloudia says:

    Another good one for your life work!

    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral
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