Photographers in action in front of a wall painting which proclaims the All India Young Women’s Meet by a leftist youth organization. At Periamet, Chennai.
The water in Adyar river at the broken bridge is usually not a great sight. However on a Sunday morning during daybreak, the water, and the Leela Palace hotel in MRC Nagar in the background was an interesting photo subject. Of course, some tweaking on Lightroom and Nik collections helped enhance the subjects.
This crow is obviously having it easy, having caught a fish off the fisherman’s net. A scene from the Marina Beach, Chennai.
This old man had just got up on a Saturday morning at the Marina beach to view the glorious sunrise over Bay of Bengal.
Fitness freaks are in all age groups. And all sizes – whether they are fat or not. Here is a group on the Marina Chennai which calls itself the Fat Fit Group.
This woman in matted hair was spotted in Triplicane near the Parthasarathy Temple just before the Ther festival.
Or is it Chennaiyil Chicago?
This gentleman with the T-shirt of the Ice Hockey team, Chicago Blackhawks in the hot and humid Chennai beach makes an interesting study in contrast. So does the colour of the shirt.
Ganesan harvests crabs for a living. On the beach near the broken bridge and Adyar river mouth, he digs deep into the sand and collects crabs with his bare hands. He neuters the claws of the captive crabs with his deft fingers and packs them in a bag for the market. He says he gets about Rs.300 for a bag of about 15 to 20 medium-sized crabs. He added that he can get crabs throughout the year irrespective of the season.
This hardworking man was happy to pose for the battery of photographers during the photo walk. He was happier to receive a few rupees from us as a token of thanks.
A little girl dancing with gay abandon at a Pongal Vizha, a village festival in Chennai, India. She is accompanied by dancers dressed as a peacock and a bull as well as traditional percussion instruments in the background.