Portrait Street Travel Portrait of an ash smeared sadhu July 17, 2013 Bearded Sadhu | Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India Share thisShare on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related #India#Sadhu#Turban#Uttar Pradesh#Varanasi Post navigation ← Falconry Path to tranquility → 107 thoughts on “Portrait of an ash smeared sadhu” Comment navigation Newer Comments → Great shot.. Nice depth in color… Reply ↓ Nice. Reply ↓ Great capture. Reply ↓ NIce PIcture. did you have to ask for permission to get a close up? Reply ↓ Wonderful shot and color! Reply ↓ A compelling portrait – congratulations. Reply ↓ One of your best..:-) Reply ↓ Absolutely love all your photos. Reply ↓ Nice Portrait Reply ↓ Another solid photo Joshi. Reply ↓ Whoaaa! This is fantastic! Reply ↓ great portrait , i like the colours :) Reply ↓ Superb image Joshi. Reply ↓ What an amazing pic Joshi! Very expressive. Reply ↓ amazing!!! Reply ↓ :) yeah just to make u know was here and have gazed and gazed… Wondering not only at ur subject but on ur excellent skills. Wish I could know how u choose ur subjects… Reply ↓ White beard, colored turban what a contrast Picture makes me think What is he looking at? What is he thinking? Reply ↓ lovely Reply ↓ Great Capture Joshi…Mixture of Traditions and Beliefs… Reply ↓ Quelle expression encore une fois. très beau portrait ! Reply ↓ Great portrait and beautiful colour. Reply ↓ Wonderful capture. The colours are great. Have a nice day. Reply ↓ Wonderful, a great portrait captured… :-) Reply ↓ great Reply ↓ Absolutely beautiful processing. Reply ↓ That is a brilliant composition, Joshi! http://rajniranjandas.blogspot.in/2013/07/the-orange-sky.html Reply ↓ Nice shot! (The colors of India! ) Reply ↓ Wow Joshi, this picture is marvelous. The composition and the colors is melting together beautifully. The man himself, I can see he has lived a life, he is looking ahead, with some worry in his eyes. I think. Your pictures are all good, this one something special. Joshi, You see with Your Heart Hugs from me, Marie Reply ↓ great capture–you can see so much of life in his face Reply ↓ Yes, the colours are very bold. Reply ↓ Voted and all the best for the contest :) Great shot …your portrait pic are my fav Reply ↓ Oh, those shades of rusty red are just quite something… Reply ↓ Excellent portrait! Reply ↓ amazing shot… Reply ↓ One of my favorites of yours ever, Joshi! Reply ↓ Nice portrait as usual by you, always wonder why these sadhus put ash on the face, is there something to hide? Reply ↓ Red and White :P A lovely shot! Reply ↓ You are the best JD Reply ↓ Fabulous portrait! Love the colors and the expression. Reply ↓ since the subject is looking right and above I would have selected horizontal framing, for this vertical framing the subject would be facing toward the camera or slight side ways. That what I feel. Reply ↓ Very nice captured with great details. Reply ↓ I think it’s photos like these that make people want to visit India … love it!!! Reply ↓ I’ve been helplessly caught by the old man’s eyes. Reply ↓ this is fantastic! Reply ↓ Another stunning shot Joshi. Reply ↓ Love this! Reply ↓ fantastic capture Reply ↓ AMAZING PHOTO! BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED! Reply ↓ Absolutely excellent! Reply ↓ Lovely contrast. :) Reply ↓ Comment navigation Newer Comments → Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Basic HTML allowed.