Portrait Photography Street Photography Travel Photography A life of devotion October 19, 2009 Buddhist Monk | McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India 19.129686 72.815331 Advertisements Share thisClick to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Share 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 #Dharamsala#Himachal Pradesh#India#McLeod Ganj#Monk Post navigation ← David Coulthard takes F1 to the roads of Mumbai Shattered dreams → 60 thoughts on “A life of devotion” Very thoughtful! Reply ↓ Another really good portrait shot! Love the good use of available light & the detail shown in the subject’s face. Reply ↓ Fabulous portrait. Really like the light. Great shot. Reply ↓ wonderful portrait!!! there’s a sadness to it though, a life of devotion to what? lol since there’s no god in buddhism! :) Reply ↓ Excellent portrait, light is really fantastic! Reply ↓ Splendid. Love the detail on the gentleman’s face. Reply ↓ Very strong image! Very natural! Reply ↓ He catches your light – soulful shot, my dear ! Reply ↓ for some reason this is a powerful portrait for me. The light is wonderful on his face. Reply ↓ Thats a shot not for a moment – for longer view. I love the expression of this face, what does he think? He my friend, you did a really amazing job, I wish that your pictures here would be a little bit larger ;). Cheers ^Nicki^ Reply ↓ Excellent street portrait and expression. Reply ↓ :D Reply ↓ what a great light on the face and what an appearance he showed! voted! Reply ↓ When we inspect life, life seems to inspect us back. India must be a fascinating place. Reply ↓ wonderful portraiture! Reply ↓ Beautiful street portrait of this Buddhist monk, I love the warm light on his face. Reply ↓ nice lighting…..even his expression…gd capture bro Reply ↓ beautiful portrait with exceptional lighting. Reply ↓ dharmasala… a place i wish to visit sometime… nice capture joshi… Reply ↓ brilliantly captured ! someone here commented ” there’s a sadness to it though, a life of devotion to what? lol since there’s no god in buddhism! ” Devotion does not have to be towards God. One can be devoted to his own principles, beliefs and thoughts … Reply ↓ What a portrait!! Beautiful! I love this. Reply ↓ expressionlesss… Reply ↓ the variation of light is fantastic.. :) Reply ↓ You are really a traveling kind. Excellent portrait. Love the balance colour composition of the portraits. Reply ↓ Awesome portrait. That much written in his face. Pretty impressing Reply ↓ Brilliant portrait ! Reply ↓ Wonderful portrait! Pensive mood well captured. Reply ↓ Bonsoir, A beautiful portrait..Nice lightness..Bravo! Reply ↓ Your portraits are always unique and inspiring. The lighting, details and tones are so captivating. Excellent work! Reply ↓ Wonderful portrait, great mood! Reply ↓ Un bien beau portrait qui nous montre un homme avec un certain vécu. Beau travail. Reply ↓ Amazing portrait of a great light and colors. Bravo !! Reply ↓ Wonderful picture, details and stories that will have to tell. Greetings! Reply ↓ good picture… I like the way the picture is shot, with light falling on a particular portion of the image highlighting it. I am a lay man when it comes to photography but when it comes to appearance I am a genious. :) After i see this person I remember a character in a malayalam film yodha… Reply ↓ impressive … good coloring Reply ↓ wow, what a wonderful light! really great portrait. Reply ↓ WOW, that’s a master stroke Joshi, the skillful use of light is awesome. Reply ↓ Wonderful Portrait! Reply ↓ No tengo palabras para describir lo que me ha transmitido este retrato amigo mio, enhorabuena. Saludos. Reply ↓ Wonderful warm tones on his head. Nice foreground too. Reply ↓ Great portrait, giving emotion, a way to respect and admiration. Reply ↓ fantastic…the lights & the colours add a special effect to this wonderful portrait. Reply ↓ Nice candid. He looks familiar to me some how. Reply ↓ Personality and character is strong in the image. You had a nice angle on the light, and color is spot on. Reply ↓ nice expression, great portrait. Reply ↓ Super shot again, Joshi. Love the lighting here! Reply ↓ This portrait is great Reply ↓ Wonderful! But, I still wish some more negative space in the right side. Reply ↓ Wow, gorgeous portrait! Reply ↓ Great portrait… and great light. Well done Reply ↓ gr8 lighting and a luvly portrait Reply ↓ la lumière est superbe ! Portrait très expressif. Reply ↓ magnifica, this picture is great, well done as usual in you Reply ↓ Great portrait. The man has a nice – somewhat sad – expression and the lighgt is gorgeous. Reply ↓ Just…Excellent!! Reply ↓ Love the warm light on his face, it really gives him pressense. Reply ↓ Brilliant . Reply ↓ d wrinkles nd d freckles say it all…. Reply ↓ Blessed lighting on the devotee and selective focus make the portrait stand out. Reply ↓ Another wow potrait from you :) Reply ↓ 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.