Faces of India – 246

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

faces of india 246Tourists posing for a selfie. The craze for posing for selfie is equal to craze for posing with an idol. When both crazes are combined the joy knows no bound. Their smiles say it all. I found them posing before before idol of Nandi (bull, the vehicle of Lord Shiva) in Aghoreshwara Temple in Ikkeri, Karnataka.

“Now tourists have to put themselves in the picture. It’s about ‘me,’ not about the place that I visit.”

Interesting read on tourist psychology: In Tourist Destinations, a Picture of Excess

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26 Responses

  1. Antonina says:

    Beautiful faces! Happy New Year !

  2. Gunilla says:

    A wonderful portrait. Happy new year!

  3. Cloudia says:

    nicely done-

    Namaste

  4. Carver says:

    I always love this series. Great shot.

  5. Meera says:

    That selfie moment. nicely captured.. 🙂

  6. Cool click. They have smothered the Nandi. 😀

  7. So nice 🙂 Beautiful pic

  8. happy faces.. lovely pic 🙂

  9. sylviakirk says:

    Oh,. a great series this is indeed, Indrani! I do so enjoy seeing it each week — a great “people study”!! Hope you have a great new year!! Enjoy!! And thanks for sharing!!

  10. These days people are crazy for selfie.

  11. Nice beautiful faces. Wish you a very Happy New Year on behalf of TSS. 🙂

  12. Arun says:

    Capturing selfie. Nice shot.

  13. Lovely faces, Indrani. You observed it right, “it’s me too in the place.” 🙂

  14. Nice selfie moment 🙂

  15. Maniparna Sengupta Majumder says:

    A common sight indeed…gathering for a groupie 😀

  16. Yogi saraswat says:

    An innovative idea has developed for us .

  17. Beautiful!! Inspiring!!! Happy New Year Indrani!!! May this year bring out the Best in you and Best for you!!! 🙂

  18. Nice. Regular photos vs selfie photos proportion is increasing rapidly. 🙂

  19. Chaitali says:

    Such natural expressions.

  20. A wonderful capture dear.

    Wish you a very happy new year 🙂

  21. very nice capture.

    Happy New Year

  22. A good capture..Well presented!

  23. Can see this most of the time! Lovely one! 🙂

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