Kathivanoor Veeran theyyam which is mostly praised for its physical and acrobatic feat is performed in memory of the great warrior Mandhappan. It is usually performed during the night time or early morning.
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Awesome pic… I am also in Kerala can you please let me know when such events take place…
The best about the photograph is: I have to watch it carefully to know what exactly it is about. And a good stay looking at a photograph is good for a photograph and photographer. Thanks for sharing.
its beautiful….. amazing picture
Wow! Wonderful use of available light!
wow simply superb :D
Beautiful Theyyam shot!
Scène intéressante. Merci pour ces précisions.
Great shot, so powerful and keeps you hooked to the photo. Great stuff.
Perfect night shot!
Awesome shot Joshi.
This is great!
Excellent composition and Light. Interesting info also.
as always a great photo
Performed at that time of the day really enhances the mystique, Joshi, which you’ve really captured well!
A great moment captured well.
The sidelighting from the flames brings out amazing detail in the elaborate mask. Nice shot.
Lovely click! I learnt something new today!
Really wonderful and amazing image ! Phil
Beautiful colour saturation and heavy detail.
Joshi, have you ever photographed the kids in who ride on the tops of moving trains in India? I’d like to see how you photograph that.
Beautiful use of light – and what a fascinating subject!
Superb composition, the colours are stunning.
The flames show movement. You captured the intensity in the photo so well.
Great take. Wonderful color.
this is an impressive shot of this event.. well done! :)
Excellent capture! Beautiful use of the lighting.
excellent moment, colors and lights
What a face. Love the drama of this shot!
Impressive and mystifying.
Impressive and mystifying. Fantastic clarity and light too.
Love the light on the mask
Everything is there: good framing and composition, excellent choice of color and texture. I’m impressed!
Really neat photo!
Bien saisi ce moment rituel
Superb image Joshi
Love the light in this one…
I’m not too sure what’s going on, but that is an impressive mask.
What a stunning night shot!
was on Kannur for many years yet I missed it :( Nice capture !
nice capture not easy to get with shadows and lights
Very nice mood ….
excellent picture —and thanks for the info –is it something like the CHHAOO(war) dance of Chota nagpur and bengal
Colours ane lights are awesome in this shot
Very cool shot..:-)
oh fabulous! the flames are just brilliant…and the light it trows on him…
Awesome shot, Joshi.
A beautiful take. Thanks for the name of the particular Theyyam theme.
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Nice, Happy Vijay dashmi
Exceptional moment. Exceptional photo. Bravo!
Now, that is one helluva capture.
A very strong picture. Captures the mystic and intensity of the performance. I like the duality of the composition.
Nice take :) Would love to see more from this series.
mesmerizing!!! :) loved it!
Yes, I’m with Tushar! Highly colourful…would like to experience this ritual. Great control of the light, joshi.
.Shēng Qīng Jiàng Zhuó –
Like the subject, your use of light and this atmosphere.
Love the detail on the head gear!
very nice lightening ! :)
Great use of light !!!
Marvelous colors, Joshi. You have really captured the atmosphere of the moment.
love the vivid colors here
Wonderful–love the background information too!
impressive!!..love the play of light from the fires on the dancers face+mask
Brilliant shot Joshi! :-)
Absolutely amazing picture!!!
handsome GOD ente kathivanur veeran
Love the light and the fantastic extraordinary subject.
This is incredible. I love the play of light on the candles, and of course like so many of your beautiful photos, the light on your subjects face.
Wonderful work with light, really amazing. And the composition is perfect to show this ceremonial moment.
Have a nice day.
Awesome shot. Love the light from the flames.
One can feel the scorching heat
Awesome Click!! the contrast is captured in the perfect way…
Awesome! I hope I can see them perform…
Amazing!!! Theyyam is one of the most interesting, intricate, mysterious, and spiritual and often overlooked dance forms in India. Great great shot!
Really fantastic, in kerala festivals are famous and enjoyable. Culture is good there.
Just one word..Wow
You capture the mood of celebration and excitement. Great shot!
fantastic subject, colors and lighting!
Beautiful capture of flames.
This entire series on the culture of Kerala is just brilliant, it has a sense of drama about it which is very Tim Burtonish. Great work Daniel!
Magnifique ! ♥
Wow! The headdress detail and design is amazing! What a spectacular photo!