Black and White Conceptual Self-Portrait In the dark April 14, 2012 Self-Portrait | Trivandrum, Kerala, 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 Post navigation ← Muchilottu Bhagavathi Theyyam A heart melting smile → 146 thoughts on “In the dark” Comment navigation Newer Comments → Awesome, Joshi! The light is perfect! Reply ↓ No one is ever truly and totally in the dark. We give off a bit of light for others to see….. Reply ↓ Nice one again, your self-portraits are always excellent! The light is just perfect… Reply ↓ Wowwww! man!! Reply ↓ awsm ! Reply ↓ Beautiful. Reply ↓ loveliee!! good work with light! Reply ↓ That is awesome black and white Reply ↓ The light is perfect! Reply ↓ WOW!! Excellent!! Reply ↓ LIGHTING IS BRILLIANT! perfectly accentuates ur muscles! Only wish is that the spot light could have been centrally framed. right above ur head! Reply ↓ Honestly this is not a piece I enjoyed unlike your many others. Something much less than perfect. Definitely not a “Johi” piece. What happened??? Reply ↓ Amazing! Reply ↓ Very nice, my type of picture. dark and thoughtful..;) Reply ↓ Fab lighting and shot…the muscles look awesome!! Reply ↓ So dramatic! Stunning shot! Reply ↓ awesome !!! Reply ↓ Beautiful capture between darkness and shadow Reply ↓ काला शा काला मेरा काला है दिलदार गोरया नू दफा करो Reply ↓ Very effective Reply ↓ I am always amazed and excited about your photography. This is another great one. BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED! Reply ↓ so superb Reply ↓ awesome! I’ve always wanted to learn how to do that! Reply ↓ Love the lighting Joshi Reply ↓ Very mysterious, superb shot! :-) Reply ↓ Truly Great Shot. Reply ↓ Neat light Joshi! Awesome!!! Reply ↓ Brilliant. The lighting, as others have so accurately noted, is awesome. Reply ↓ Very nice lighting. Great mood effect. Reply ↓ Hope in darkness……nice work!!! Reply ↓ Great photo. Nice shoulders too. :) Olga Reply ↓ Wow what a picture, wonderful with so little light that can express so much strength ! Reply ↓ lovely ;) Reply ↓ *Sigh* :) Beautiful lighting! Hugs from Marie. Reply ↓ Mysterious and intriguing! :-) Reply ↓ The Prime Force! Reply ↓ lightning shoulders. Reply ↓ That picture “self portrait” comes closer to sculpture than photography. My compliments, bravo! do more of the same. Vera M. Reply ↓ I like the way you had put the light in this photo Reply ↓ That is what I meant when I said that it has sculptural qualities. No le parece? Me gusta mucho la idea de mostar lo minimo para que se vea lo maximo. Vera M. (pardon por el pobre mio espanol !!) il ghepardo.wordpress.com Reply ↓ I find that quite mystical! Reply ↓ Instead I find it very physical. Interesting how it affects different persons differently. It is suggestive of many different moods. vera m. ilghepardo.wordpress .com Reply ↓ Great lighting Reply ↓ Great lightning and curves. Reply ↓ Good picture! Reply ↓ Awesome capture! Reply ↓ Great play with light! Reply ↓ Fantastic use of light, Joshi. Excellent work. Reply ↓ this seems to be the best possible thinnnest line of light!!! verrry good use of darkness!! Reply ↓ A powerful capture :) creative use of light.. Reply ↓ Joshi, I have been struggling to comment on your photos. For whatever reason, there is always technical snitch. What I want to convey for both this self portrait as well as your earlier one is this: I find that you do not accord yourself the same compassion and brutal acceptance that you accord your male portraits!!! Why not some self-love? Reply ↓ Fantastique cet homme une sacré pieèce et quel éclairage Belle journée Reply ↓ Powerful shot! Very well photographed! Reply ↓ wowesome :O :P kollalo :D <3 \m/ Reply ↓ Brilliant ! I like these kind of photos… Excellent work ! Have a lovely sunday :) Reply ↓ awesome use of light here, great charm in this presentation and great visual impact, nice work Joshi Reply ↓ Wow, beautiful light! Reply ↓ Brilliant! Reply ↓ nice…beautiful shot:) Reply ↓ Personification of a solar eclipse. Reply ↓ “personification of a solar eclipse” you have caught the suggestive power of a minimlidt shot hat can convey the universe itself. Vera m. Reply ↓ grt work Reply ↓ Those silver muscles! Reply ↓ Amazing. Was wondering how did you get this. Reply ↓ …oh.. ah..:MINIMALIST…is the word …pardon! Reply ↓ You are so incredibly gifted, your space here is amazing and a pleasure to follow. You do have a fabulous blog and so I’m passing on this… a little something from my little space in the blog world to yours. Check it out at (http://averilgomes.wordpress.com/2012/04/15/mocha-chocolate-chunk-oatmeal-cookies-with-candied-ginger-and-a-blog-arward/) Have a great week. Reply ↓ I almost see nothing, but I also see sooo much :) Great self!!! Reply ↓ awesome silhouette! Reply ↓ C’est de l’art cette photographie Bravo Reply ↓ Nothing better that light strokes to draw. Excellent! Reply ↓ Interesting that you can just make out some shapes in the background. Brilliant as usual! Reply ↓ amazing, Joshi. I never tire of looking at your photographs. exceptional. Reply ↓ Wonderful lighting…looks amazing. Reply ↓ light caressing body outline.. nicely done :) Reply ↓ Wow, stunning self portrait Joshi! The shadow/dark play is beautiful, love the way the light follows your outlines. Reply ↓ If that’s really you, Joshi, I always knew yopu had a silver lining! :) Reply ↓ Excellent light work. Cheers. Reply ↓ Bel éclairage qui laisse deviné le bonhomme . Reply ↓ This is Sick Joshi! Well done buddy! Reply ↓ Not just the lighting, everything is so perfect…. Reply ↓ Very unique perspective:) Nice work! Reply ↓ So Beautiful bw Reply ↓ Very different and awesome Reply ↓ Powerful! Reply ↓ Excellent. This looks like one well exercised body Reply ↓ Nt many lights but on the right place ! I like this ! Phil Reply ↓ Great job with the lighting…& mood! Reply ↓ really perfect lighting.. well done! :) Reply ↓ magnifique ! Reply ↓ great! Reply ↓ Beautiful! Love the lighting Reply ↓ une belle image . gestion de la lumière parfaite ! Reply ↓ Super backlighting and image. Reply ↓ Nice use of light Dan. Hulk part 3 :D Reply ↓ I see you work out at the gym! Excellent pic. Liked, if you had Likes. Reply ↓ Great exposure…. Reply ↓ I love it, .. the use of the rim is perfect here :) Reply ↓ feast for the eyes Reply ↓ Un contre jour d’exception !! J’aime ici la gestion de la lumière ! Reply ↓ Simply unbelievable Joshi!! how can u create such a light-n-shade situation. just out of curiosity, i would like to know – is the background light from an artificial source or purely natural light? Reply ↓ From your mind (and body) to this screen; your imagination comes alive. Reply ↓ Fantastic light! Reply ↓ A very strong portrait, both literally and figuratively. The lights is just beautiful, wraps around the body and the head. It’s quite amazing how little graphic information the picture holds and yet have so much content. 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. 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