Portrait Street Travel Portrait of an ash smeared sadhu July 17, 2013 Bearded Sadhu | Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India 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 #India#Sadhu#Turban#Uttar Pradesh#Varanasi Post navigation ← Falconry Path to tranquility → 109 thoughts on “Portrait of an ash smeared sadhu” Comment navigation Newer Comments → Great shot.. Nice depth in color… Reply ↓ Nice. Reply ↓ Great capture. Reply ↓ NIce PIcture. did you have to ask for permission to get a close up? Reply ↓ Wonderful shot and color! Reply ↓ A compelling portrait – congratulations. Reply ↓ One of your best..:-) Reply ↓ Absolutely love all your photos. Reply ↓ Nice Portrait Reply ↓ Another solid photo Joshi. Reply ↓ Whoaaa! This is fantastic! Reply ↓ great portrait , i like the colours :) Reply ↓ Superb image Joshi. Reply ↓ What an amazing pic Joshi! Very expressive. Reply ↓ amazing!!! Reply ↓ :) yeah just to make u know was here and have gazed and gazed… Wondering not only at ur subject but on ur excellent skills. Wish I could know how u choose ur subjects… Reply ↓ White beard, colored turban what a contrast Picture makes me think What is he looking at? What is he thinking? Reply ↓ lovely Reply ↓ Great Capture Joshi…Mixture of Traditions and Beliefs… Reply ↓ Quelle expression encore une fois. très beau portrait ! Reply ↓ Great portrait and beautiful colour. Reply ↓ Wonderful capture. The colours are great. Have a nice day. Reply ↓ Wonderful, a great portrait captured… :-) Reply ↓ great Reply ↓ Absolutely beautiful processing. Reply ↓ That is a brilliant composition, Joshi! http://rajniranjandas.blogspot.in/2013/07/the-orange-sky.html Reply ↓ Nice shot! (The colors of India! ) Reply ↓ Wow Joshi, this picture is marvelous. The composition and the colors is melting together beautifully. The man himself, I can see he has lived a life, he is looking ahead, with some worry in his eyes. I think. Your pictures are all good, this one something special. Joshi, You see with Your Heart Hugs from me, Marie Reply ↓ great capture–you can see so much of life in his face Reply ↓ Yes, the colours are very bold. Reply ↓ Voted and all the best for the contest :) Great shot …your portrait pic are my fav Reply ↓ Oh, those shades of rusty red are just quite something… Reply ↓ Excellent portrait! Reply ↓ amazing shot… Reply ↓ One of my favorites of yours ever, Joshi! Reply ↓ Nice portrait as usual by you, always wonder why these sadhus put ash on the face, is there something to hide? Reply ↓ Red and White :P A lovely shot! Reply ↓ You are the best JD Reply ↓ Fabulous portrait! Love the colors and the expression. Reply ↓ since the subject is looking right and above I would have selected horizontal framing, for this vertical framing the subject would be facing toward the camera or slight side ways. That what I feel. Reply ↓ Very nice captured with great details. Reply ↓ I think it’s photos like these that make people want to visit India … love it!!! Reply ↓ I’ve been helplessly caught by the old man’s eyes. Reply ↓ this is fantastic! Reply ↓ Another stunning shot Joshi. Reply ↓ Love this! Reply ↓ fantastic capture Reply ↓ AMAZING PHOTO! BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED! Reply ↓ Absolutely excellent! Reply ↓ Lovely contrast. :) Reply ↓ Another wonderful portrait, the contrast and color is riveting. Inspiring shot, and the subject’s gaze makes it all the more intriguing. Reply ↓ Amazing work Joshi, love the character you were able to capture in this !! Reply ↓ Wonderful portrait Joshi! Truly wonderful! Blessings, Robyn Reply ↓ Impressive 3d quality – amazing how much impact the eyes have, even though they are in shadow. Reply ↓ Brilliant work. Reply ↓ Beautiful! Reply ↓ You are a magician undoubtedly. Lovely picture with beautiful colors. you captured this in Varanasi..How I wish you would have clicked some of the Ghaats picture..people taking dip in holy Ganga or may be the evening Aarti by the ghaats. Reply ↓ The turban color, The face ash, The eyes – perfect. Whom to congratulate – Sadhu, You or both I am thinking. :) Reply ↓ Intense ! … Reply ↓ Great portrait and colours! Reply ↓ Amazing and wonderful portrait ! Thanks !!! Phil Reply ↓ Great shot. He may be old, but look at his eyes; it is shining like blade. Reply ↓ This Sadhu is a Rockstar, I have seen his pics by some of my friends here in Hyderabad also. One of them clicked him in Allahabad and the other in Benaras. Where did you clicked him? Reply ↓ Amazingly intriguing!! Reply ↓ Nice capture Reply ↓ Exceptional! The look in his eyes is priceless. Akhil Kalsh. http://1hw.in Reply ↓ Great shot.. !! Reply ↓ Again, a great portrait man! :-) Reply ↓ As always, love it Joshi!! Reply ↓ Really terrific! I love it! Reply ↓ Sharp and vivid colours. Reply ↓ Just gorgeous my man. Reply ↓ a truly great portrait Joshi Reply ↓ So much character. Wonderful color. Reply ↓ What an amazing portrait! Reply ↓ brilliant portrait and tone Reply ↓ Interesting subject and amazing shot as usual! Reply ↓ Awesome Details…. Pixellicious Reply ↓ Beautiful tones, texture and depth, such a rich portrait! Reply ↓ What- a – portrait! :) Reply ↓ Fantastic facial expression, light, color and contrast. Everything to make a great photograph. Reply ↓ I keep coming back to this image…perhaps it’s the eyes…striking! Reply ↓ Lovely capture of the intensity . Reply ↓ j’ai la même couleur de mon haut où j’aime bien sa barbe aussi Reply ↓ Rich and colourful portrait, joshi. Reply ↓ Hey Joshi! I love your portrait work. Very inspiring! Reply ↓ Your images are so strong and wonderful! Thank you for taking time to visit my blog. Reply ↓ A spectacular portrait. He has a face that shows a life lived. Isadora Reply ↓ Excellent composition…. Reply ↓ Wow. Reply ↓ Beautiful Reply ↓ The colors are beautiful!! Thanks for sharing! Reply ↓ I love the rich colors. Reply ↓ Quite amazing! Reply ↓ Stunning Reply ↓ Amazing !!! Reply ↓ Great. It tells a story. Reply ↓ the reds & whites go well together in this shot you got, nicely done! Reply ↓ Wonderful portrait! Fantastic colours and DoF! Reply ↓ Good clicks on Kumbh Mela, i was there too and soon i will be sharing my captures soon. Your comments will be appreciated. And completing your 100th comment on this post. Reply ↓ Comment navigation Newer Comments → Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... 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