Arts and Culture Travel Tholpavakoothu February 21, 2014 Tholpavakoothu (Shadow puppetry) | Trivandrum, Kerala, India Read more: Tholpavakoothu (Shadow puppetry) 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 LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related #India#Kerala#Ritual#Thiruvananthapuram Post navigation ← Weary Portrait of Job Kurian → 90 thoughts on “Tholpavakoothu” Comment navigation Newer Comments → I’m impressed :) Reply ↓ You never ever fail to amuse, arouse and awe! Reply ↓ A dying art…. beautiful picture… Reply ↓ Beautiful light. Reply ↓ Nice snap! Reply ↓ Belle utilisation de la lumière, chouette photo ! Reply ↓ Unseen (behind the scene) insight! Reply ↓ I love the warm tones in the lighting, great job! Reply ↓ Very nice. I really like composition and color. Reply ↓ This is definitely an interesting art form. Lovely setting. Reply ↓ A beautiful composition! Lovely details! Great photowork! Reply ↓ Stunning soulful image! Reply ↓ beautiful lighting :) Reply ↓ Amazing !! Reply ↓ Kannur??? Reply ↓ The lighting is heavenly, Joshi. Reply ↓ the light is fantastic! complimenti! :P Reply ↓ Beautiful! I’m going to check this out on my next trip to Kerela… Reply ↓ Very good light ! Reply ↓ Beautiful!!! I love the lighting is awesome! Reply ↓ Great one as usual ! I missed this show of shadow puppetry during my visit to God’s own country ~ Kerala..hope I would make it next time .. Reply ↓ Awesome one.. Reply ↓ the atmosphere is unique Reply ↓ Love the lighting and the look of wonder and adulation on the child’s face. GREAT SHOT! BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED! Reply ↓ Beautiful low light capture. I like the processing very much. Reply ↓ Exciting light. Good expression and moment. Reply ↓ Beautiful Reply ↓ Powerful capture. Reply ↓ Super Shot Reply ↓ L’envers du décor du théâtre d’ombres ? Reply ↓ lovely Reply ↓ Mysteriously beautiful photo, with wonderful light and color. Reply ↓ I agree on the mystery. I love it. Reply ↓ very nice Reply ↓ Splendid shot, Joshi. I could feel the ambience. Reply ↓ You’ve created a very good mood in this shot. Reply ↓ A wonderful shot which heavenly touch……. Reply ↓ A wonderful shot with heavenly touch……. Reply ↓ fantastic light! wonderful photo! Reply ↓ Love the man in silhouette and boy’s expression. The light on his face is very nice. Reply ↓ Very nice! Reply ↓ Magical: -) Reply ↓ Excellent image – as a boy, I saw a shadow puppet troupe from Bali. Didn’t realize India had a shadow puppet tradition… Reply ↓ Wow. Great composition, great light. Just a great photo overall. Reply ↓ That’s a great frame my friend. Reply ↓ Your captures are always a pleasure! Reply ↓ Nice photo! Reply ↓ Simply brilliant. Reply ↓ Truly Awesome click Reply ↓ Different than what I’m used to seeing from you. I really like this one – the light on the boys face, his expression – beauty. 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.