Black and White Portrait Travel Hunched over April 7, 2015 Old woman sitting inside a train | Haridwar, Uttarakhand, 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 #Haridwar#India#Old Woman#Uttarakhand Post navigation ← Minukku vesham in Kathakali Naga Sadhu with trishula at the Kumbh Mela → 113 thoughts on “Hunched over” Comment navigation Newer Comments → Wow! What an interesting shot. I really enjoy it. :) Reply ↓ Another winner! :) Reply ↓ Great shot! Reply ↓ beautiful – she looks deep in thought Reply ↓ magnifique portrait Reply ↓ Wonderful pictures! I just wish I can take pictures as well as you do haha! If you are looking for other places to visit in the Philippines, you can check out and follow our blog! Happy trip ? – Jon Reply ↓ This is honestly so gorgeous, I had to share with my boyfriend – wowowowow Reply ↓ Stunning capture. Where do you find your models/subjects? Reply ↓ love the composition and where you have cropped. Reply ↓ Amazing capture Reply ↓ Stunning shot ! Reply ↓ Beautiful texture. Reply ↓ Fantastic capture Joshi! Reply ↓ Amazing photo. Wow! Reply ↓ Stunning! Reply ↓ Great capture of old age. All the wrinkles witness to past so clearly visible. Reply ↓ Fabulous detail :) Reply ↓ Love the light here Joshi ! Folds waves and creases … Reply ↓ Very impressive and kind of characteristic for old women in traditional societies: https://docugraphy.wordpress.com/2014/10/10/von-alter-arbeit-gezeichnet-bowed-with-age-labour-harar-ethiopia/ :-) Reply ↓ Super photo Joshi! Reply ↓ Amazing capture – so much emotion! ;) Reply ↓ How do you do it? Your photos look like they will come to life any second now. The lady will look up and find me staring at her…the breeze will ruffle her hair and sari..and her bangle will slip up her hand. Reply ↓ A beautiful photograph. But I can not help feeling concern for the lady who has such bad Arthritis in her hands. Your photos always take me beyond the surface of the person and they draw me in and make me want to start to unravel the persons life story. I wonder if you spoke to this lovely lady? I wonder how hard her life has been. Reply ↓ Great Reply ↓ Super! Reply ↓ A wonderful and emotional shot Joshi… Reply ↓ Another beautiful shot from you, Joshi. It looks like something’s bothering her, or she’s in deep concentration. Great capture of the detail on her face :) Reply ↓ What a beautiful photo .. I do wonder what she is thinking. Thank you for sharing .. Reply ↓ A beautiful and poignant capture. Reply ↓ Impressive Reply ↓ Life’s weight – encapsulated. Reply ↓ Great Picture <3 Reply ↓ So heavy life is for too many people. That is what your picture made me reflect on. Reply ↓ Hunched over because of a hard life and arthritic bones. I appreciate black and white more as I pick out all the fine lines and small details color might overwhelm. Fantastic photo. :-) Reply ↓ Beautiful Reply ↓ Beautiful! shophomedecorandmore Reply ↓ Moving! A beautiful shot! Reply ↓ love it. Reply ↓ What stories those wrinkles could tell…either happiness over the years or many heartbreaks, but alas she has endured to this day and apparently a long life. Great photo Joshi, thanks for sharing. Makes me want to hug her. Reply ↓ Loved this portrait:) Reply ↓ lovely as always… Reply ↓ Exquisitely done Reply ↓ oh, the agony, the endurance and the spirit with a soul that looks up even when the body cannot Reply ↓ Gorgeous shot! Reply ↓ Reminds me of my Grandmother, God rest her soul. Thanks! Reply ↓ Great photo and she has had a tough life it appears. Reply ↓ Unbelievable! you are SO talented!! Reply ↓ like it! complimenti!:) Reply ↓ Nice! Reply ↓ Great texture! Wow! It looks as though she’s sitting across from me. Reply ↓ Stunning..may I add my voice to that already singing! Great stuff. Reply ↓ What a click Joshi!! awesome… :-) Reply ↓ The picture portrays hardship but yet stride forward never stops. Reply ↓ Magnificent! Reply ↓ ‘How long?’ – she’s probably pondering… Reply ↓ Neat shot of this Woman. Just wonder what she’s thinking. Reply ↓ Fantastic angle and photo. Did you talk to her? I have to wonder how old she is. Reply ↓ Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Reply ↓ Such a nice One……… Reply ↓ Very nice Joshi. Reply ↓ Impressive! You are not only capturing an image but also a soul :) Reply ↓ I’m an old people and I’m always impressed by a photographer who photographs old people…well done :) Reply ↓ Wonderful, Joshi!! So sensitive a portrait! Reply ↓ This has YOU stamped all over it, Joshi. Reply ↓ wow Reply ↓ Just gorgeous! Reply ↓ Poor old lady, looks like she’s wanting for a rest. Such a poingent portrait. Wonderful, Joshi Reply ↓ Wow, beautiful photo! Reply ↓ Very beautiful. Reply ↓ Superb capture. Reply ↓ Reblogged this on Bernhard Uhl – Photography and commented: great capture! Reply ↓ Outstanding portrait! You captured the feeling of this old woman very well! Reply ↓ superbe ces rides et ce cadrage dans cette plongée sur la vieillesse Reply ↓ great work Reply ↓ As usual, great, superb B&W. I am envious of that quality hugs Reply ↓ A striking photo, Joshi. It has a real presence about it. Reply ↓ Amazingly good…so poignant, worth thousand words !!! Reply ↓ Beautiful work. Reply ↓ Nice shot! Reply ↓ really beautiful photo! Reply ↓ she seems to be carrying the weight of the world. Splendid as always. One question for you. Do you exhibit your prints often? If so, could you give me a tentative date and place. I would love to see these images “in the flesh…nay ink” :) Reply ↓ Was she reaching for something? She has the Gypsie look about her. Reply ↓ Great shot Reply ↓ Impressive portrait. Like how she is hunching over. Fantastic! Reply ↓ Fabulous portrait dear Joshi,and great tribute to elderly people! Reply ↓ Powerful Shot. Evokes myriad emotions! Bravo:-) Reply ↓ Wow, great job capturing that moment. Really, really good. Reply ↓ Beautiful light Joshi. Reply ↓ You’ve managed to make a daily sight in a train extraordinary. :) Reply ↓ Fabulous portrait; every wrinkle and grey hair is a sentence of her life. Reply ↓ Prime example of how you can take a great street shot and not have eye contact – very intense Reply ↓ So evocative Joshi! Love it! Reply ↓ Absolutely stunning shot. Reply ↓ Beautifully captured! Reply ↓ This is an absolutely amazing shot. Love this Reply ↓ wow! some amazing, haunting images! Truly beautiful and an inspiration and credit to our craft :-) Reply ↓ Reblogged this on ariaanimaniac and commented: I always like this kind of pics…. Reply ↓ Tremendously characterful study Reply ↓ What a stunning photo! I have traveled to India many times and am always pulled in to people’s faces. They hold so much knowledge of life. And you’ve captured that here without even showing her face. Brilliant! Thanks for stumbling onto my blog and liking “Mo(u)rning” Reply ↓ Poor woman with the weight of the world on her back. 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. 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