Arts and Culture Black and White Portrait Travel Naga Sadhu April 6, 2010 Naga Sadhu | Kumbh Mela | Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India Read more: Kumbh Mela | Sadhu 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 #Haridwar#India#Kumbh Mela#Sadhu#Uttarakhand Post navigation ← Do I look curious? Heading home → 156 thoughts on “Naga Sadhu” Comment navigation Newer Comments → simply amazing… like the way half of his face is dark…. mysterious expression… Reply ↓ Great shot as usual.. you rock Joshi! Reply ↓ Terrific Details! BRILLIANT Shot! What camera do you use? Reply ↓ Yo ! Reply ↓ woww…another superb shot!!!! beautifull d way d pic is shot…d eyes..d darkness of d face..d light…everything is perfect Reply ↓ a stunner! Reply ↓ wow. incredible. Reply ↓ Wonderful Joshi! The lighti is superb! Is it natural light? You also capture the soul of this men. Congratulations! Reply ↓ oooo……another awesome catch ther……..really good one……….. Reply ↓ Great shot. Love the processing, texture and shadows. Awesome! Reply ↓ Great shot. Love the light and shadows. A lot of emotion in the eyes. Your always finding interesting people. Paule http://www.paulepictures.com http://www.paulepictures.com/blog Reply ↓ Amazing – a artwork taken from the 19th century. I really like this work, perfect my friend! Reply ↓ Wow..amazing portrait! Very impressive, great expression! Another masterpiece! Excellent photograph! Reply ↓ speechless!! just wow!! Reply ↓ His face speaks a thousand words. This is a very interesting photo. Reply ↓ Incredible characterful portrtait. Reply ↓ interesting play between light and shadows, impressive tones and detils great portrait Reply ↓ A large portrait, fantastic! Reply ↓ wow, where do you LIVE man?? such amazing characters for you to shoot!! this is an utterly beautiful shot, almost makes my heart ache :) Reply ↓ Nice one again. Very nice light to emphasis his features. Reply ↓ Super strong portrait ! Reply ↓ My! the lighting is superb! Reply ↓ Such a Lovely Work Bro. Reply ↓ “Aham Brahmasmi” Reply ↓ Awesome shot!! Reply ↓ Kraftvolles Portrait perfekte Belichtung, einfach Klasse ! Reply ↓ another ‘wow’ portrait joshi Reply ↓ Awesom pic.. the furrows on his brow make him look so real ! Reply ↓ Class snap. The eyes of the Sadhu is capturing indeed. Reply ↓ Promise me when you come to Paris, you call me and i offer you a drink or lunch to chit-chat photo together. Just love your work, and your sensitive eye, Joshi. Another beautiful image (love how he gently bursts out of the dark) with so much soul. Reply ↓ Detailed picture look like a Drawing Reply ↓ absolutely fantastic! amazing light Reply ↓ Beautiful light and BW contrast. A great portrait! Reply ↓ Extraordinary image. Reply ↓ “Two Thumbs Up.. Way Up”! Reply ↓ I like the light and the expression. Wonderful capture. Reply ↓ Brilliant Expression caught. Simply WOW! Reply ↓ just one word – WoW!!!!!! Reply ↓ A beautiful picture,-and face :) Reply ↓ fantastic photo with an ancient feel~ Reply ↓ What can I say, looks amazing. Reply ↓ You make so wonderful portraits. This is one of your very best!!! Reply ↓ Wonderful…I agree with HansHB…it’s one of your best :) Reply ↓ Really liked the frame…the black and white adds so much to the details of the naga sadhus face….kumbh is indeed a photographer’s paradise…:) looking forward to more… Reply ↓ I love this the tones, lighting, framing, and the subject has so much character. Just a wonderful job. Reply ↓ Wonderful and strong portrait. The darkness suits this portrait very well, and makes it more interesting. Great black and white tones, that highlights the life and mystery of this man. Excellent work! Reply ↓ Bravo, what a superb and amazing portrait!! Reply ↓ OUTSTANDING portrait ! Bravo Joshi ! Reply ↓ Another amazing image! Reply ↓ Very strong portrait, I like the contrast between light and shadow! Great work! Reply ↓ Could he be Tagore? This is marvellously portrayed with great light and expression! Work of art! Reply ↓ Excellent lighting and processing! Reply ↓ Amazing picture… looks alive and communicating. Great photography Reply ↓ OMG! Amazing portrait.. the lighting and expression is priceless.. Reply ↓ mystique and wonderful in one. i love the lighting Reply ↓ Wouah… Great subject, great portrait, great processing Reply ↓ Love the play of light. The dark side adds tremendous mystery. Outstanding portrait. Reply ↓ great PP … good idea with the darken area Reply ↓ Wonderful! I too want to learn both: photography and working around photos *sigh* Reply ↓ Extraordinary photo and thanks for the background information about Kumbh Mela and Sadhu! Very interesting, again I learned something new. Thanks. Reply ↓ incredible portrait! it is super! Reply ↓ A very beautiful portrait, like the post processing of image, well done ! :) Reply ↓ just fantastic!! I love this one..great art! Reply ↓ pic says a lot and you captured the right expression too..shades of bob marley :) Reply ↓ simply stunning! Reply ↓ Terrific! Lighting is amazing. I can only dream of Portraits like this for now, hope i come up with shots like this some day ;-) Stop by my blog when you get a chance, your feedback will be helpfull Have a nice weekend Reply ↓ Texture of your portraits make them look so lively! Stunning shot! Reply ↓ Amazing! This is really amazing Joshi. Regards, Reply ↓ Josh excellent capture – surreal! Anna :) Reply ↓ Bonsoir, An amazing portrait..A nice range of tones..bravo! Reply ↓ Love this…magnificent use of light and interesting subject. Reply ↓ superbe ! Reply ↓ perfect….. gratz….. Best Regards http://one-planet-earth.blogspot.com Reply ↓ Lovely portrait; love the light and the textures as well Reply ↓ Simply super! Reply ↓ Serene, divine… peace…. wonder piece of excellent photography joshi yet again Reply ↓ Beautiful… Dark background, partly in shadows… This is so very beautiful. Reply ↓ Very nice shot! I really like your B&W collection. Reply ↓ Interview Request Hello Dear and Respected, I hope you are fine and carrying on the great work you have been doing for the Internet surfers. I am Ghazala Khan from The Pakistani Spectator (TPS), We at TPS throw a candid look on everything happening in and for Pakistan in the world. We are trying to contribute our humble share in the webosphere. Our aim is to foster peace, progress and harmony with passion. We at TPS are carrying out a new series of interviews with the notable passionate bloggers, writers, and webmasters. In that regard, we would like to interview you, if you don’t mind. Please send us your approval for your interview at email address “ghazala.khi at gmail dot com”, so that I could send you the Interview questions. We would be extremely grateful. regards. Ghazala Khan The Pakistani Spectator pakspectator.com Reply ↓ Really an excellent portrait!! Reply ↓ Mesmerizing… Captivating… What can I say? Love it! :) Reply ↓ superrrrr da!! Reply ↓ looks like a painting made of dust! very nice Reply ↓ Amazing shot. Love the use of light. Reply ↓ I don’t think words could express the depth and sheer brilliance of this shot! Reply ↓ fantastic image! this is a really superb B&W portrait! :) Reply ↓ great Post friend! ice close up with details nice conversions manuj mehta Reply ↓ Love the expression, strong contrasts, details… a brilliant portrait !! Reply ↓ Hauntingly beautiful. This is the way to make a portrait! Reply ↓ man with long hair say Reply ↓ Powerful portrait, like how you used the light and dark contrasts here. Excellent work! Reply ↓ Excellent quality! Will come back for more. BTW… thanks for promoting my post at indiblogger.in! Reply ↓ great image , like a drawing , very arty ! Reply ↓ Another great portrait. Reply ↓ Sharp details. Grt portrait . Regards Sunil http://www.photokada.com Reply ↓ This is a picture that shows great detail. Love the display of emotion in the picture. When in black and white, it looks artistic and emphasis the emotion involved even more. In the picture, he looks like he is thinking, a philosopher. Fantastic display of culture from your country. Thanks for the information about Naga Sadhu. I’ve never heard about them until you told me. Wonderful knowledge to add on for myself. Reply ↓ Incredible shot! Oh to see the things he has seen. I have participated in the challenge here if you’re interested. Reply ↓ Absolutely stunning! Reply ↓ Stunning portrait !!! Amazing Reply ↓ Absolutely outstanding portrait. His eyes are so deep, carry so much feeling and emotion. WOW Brilliant! 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.