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84 Replies to “Dushasana vesham in Kathakali”
Awesome. Face of emotions!
Wow – love how the white mask draws you in – fabulous capture!:)
Every culture has those aspects related to the fantastic legends and myths!
They have always been the focal points and the most interesting of my travels… but I have not ever had the good fortune to observe from behind the scenes, the preparations, rehearsals, the makeup and costumes!
Now I can only browse when the orchestra or my children will “warm up” before playing their instruments….
:-) Is always exciting, but no special makeup, no tribal costumes…
Thank you for Joshi for showing us everything!
Very cool shot Joshi, great contrast ~ I like the angle of the shot and mask.
Striking! It certainly conveys an impression :)
Great shot !
great mask ! :)
love the contrast between the colours. Another great portrait!
Great use of light
Incredible shot the colours are stunning
Wow! Your pictures always take my breath away man…fantastica! I should surely look you up on my next Kerala trip :)
That is some eyes, and what a mask.
So strange !
Beautiful shot of the face of artist.
The intricacies in the painting. Wow :-)
What a stunning image. Love the angle you have chosen.
He actually has a Native American look to him, Joshi!
As always, a captivating image.
Another wonderful shot.
WOW! This is a gorgeous shot.
Great moment , great shot… :-)
amazing shot! I can see the emotion in this person’s eyes as he looks to the right.
you have such interesting subjects in your photos! I really enjoy seeing your posts.
Very nice photos…
Very interesting photo. Fantastic and mysterious!
Totally amazing! Great capture!
The angle of the shot adds mystery, making me want to see more of the face and body.
Terrific Joshi! Vibrant color and an air of mystery-wonderful!
The colors and style seem very Southwestern US. Interesting…
a beautiful mask in traditional customs, I love
Is there any historical.cultural links between kabuki and noh and Indian dramas? The face makeup seems so similar.
Fine composition and an extraordinary mask.
The kathakali dancers are true artists and magnificent!
What an intense bird mask!
What sharpness and clarity…despite all that mask…the eyes…amazing. Every time I come here I am just awed. :)
i love those colors..
Really sharp and crisp whites, my focus is immediately drawn on the subject.
Beautiful .. :-)
Awesome colors.. .the expressions are stunning…
fantastic masks… wish to see this with my eyes in person some day!
Creative and a good photograph. Thanks for sharing.
beautiful picture —a colour scheme very different from the normal kathakali colours —I may be wrong but I think so —thanks for sharing
intéressant ce masque
Wow, so cool!
nice angle….thanks for promoting my blog …nice to see a familiar name among the promoters.
A dynamic composition Joshi!
Love the bright red in the mask, Joshi. :)
No words to appreciate… If I say excellent, it is too less to describe the quality of your capture…
Fab shot Joshi! Have never seen a Theyyam mask quite like this before!
wild mask !
Hats off to you for choosing this perspective… 9/10 times people would have gone for a conventional angle here…
Saw a performance like this many years ago in Kerala. Well-taken photograph!
bahut khubsurat photograph hain. apke. Amazing snaps :)