In front of a mandapam opposite Sri Kapaleeswara swami Temple, Mylapore, Chennai
Stucco image of celestial maidens at a temple in Saidapet
The original bridge was built in the 1960/70’s for use mainly by the fishermen for moving between Uroor and San Thome. It was destroyed in the high tides in the ’70s and was not rebuilt. Today, it is a haven for photographers, adventurous youth, clandestine lovers and antisocial.
The bridge has been photographed a million times, but I thought this angle from the Leela Palace was not so common.
Taken through a glass window.
As per the Model Code of Conduct, the Election Commission had covered all political posters, wall paintings, plaques etc. Here, much after the elections the ever popular former Chief Minister, M.G.Ramachandran is peeping out of his confinement.
From Photowalk Retro #62 Burma colony, Ekkattuthangal.
After a vigorous walk, resting on the steps of the Marina at Gandhi Statue with friends and facebook.
From The Chennai Photowalk
Change is inevitable. Even the wheels of the Parthasarathi swami ther have undergone a transformation in colour and design.
Here, a devotee places granular salt under the wheels before the thaer with the deity is taken out.
Picture from last year is below.
Motivating you to fitness one step at a time. A gym entrance in Anna Nagar
The Madras University Senate House was built around 1875. This Indo -Saracenic structure was designed by Robert Chisholm.
The hall was closed to the public but was opened as a venue of Chennai Photo Biennale.
Statue of a farmer on the campus of the Government College of Fine Arts, which is the oldest art institutions in India. This was started in 1850 and has nurtured many famous artists and sculptors. This is one of the venues of The Chennai Photo Biennale 2019
How can a thiruvizha be complete without the sugar candy man?
This sugar candy (javvu mittai ஜவ்வு மிட்டாய் or Bombay mithai) doll on a pole was spotted at the Mylapore Festival.
The candymen are known to make attractive shapes like elephants, swan, flowers etc with the candy to entice children (and adults!)
Those sensitive about hygiene will shudder at the way in which this is made and dispensed.