Black and White Photography Portrait Photography Street Photography Travel Photography Balance September 22, 2015 A labourer carrying bricks on her head | Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 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 #Chennai#India#Tamil Nadu Post navigation ← A worker carrying Mawa cake at B. Merwan and Co. Kathakali artist applying make-up → 108 thoughts on “Balance” You’e got a very interesting theme here Josh. The human face does indeed tell a story,I’ll be bacK and look out for your further posts, Thanks for stopping by my blog:-) Chevvy Reply ↓ Wonderful capture… :-) Reply ↓ Why does a woman carry bricks on her head? Lovely image. Sad commentary on a country that needs enlightenment. Reply ↓ Heavy weight on head – weather mental or physical. Beautiful capture. Reply ↓ Powerful image and sad at the same time. Reply ↓ This is a great picture. Reply ↓ Powerful image and subject. :) Reply ↓ Great image ! Reply ↓ Superb capture… Reply ↓ The expression against the soft light ! Very beautiful Mr. Joshi. Reply ↓ Such eyes! Nice shot. Reply ↓ The lady looks like she is concentrating so hard carrying those bricks. Amazing, admirable. And multi-tasking looking right into your camera :) Reply ↓ great capture! Reply ↓ bel effet et superbe le regard avec ses yeux Reply ↓ Compelling expression on her face. Reply ↓ Oh my, how does she do that? An amazing photo .. To be remembered Reply ↓ Excellent :) Reply ↓ great portrait Reply ↓ This looks a little uncomfortable Joshi.. I imagine that quite a bit of weight. Smashing image! Reply ↓ Whatever is weighing on her mind is far heavier than the load on her head! 👍 Reply ↓ Very focused to keep the balance Reply ↓ great portrait !! Reply ↓ Nice pic. Reply ↓ Great shot. Reply ↓ First of all Congratulations for Blogadda award #WIN15 Awesome click. Reply ↓ Outstanding image … love your work! Reply ↓ Great shot Reply ↓ Quite deep and thought provoking. Thanks for sharing. Reply ↓ great! Reply ↓ I have never understood how on earth anyone can have such great balance. Great Picture Joshi. Reply ↓ Beautiful portrait, Joshi. Reply ↓ Graceful face, intricate balance, great picture. Reply ↓ Masterful work in mono,exceptional portrait,dear Joshi!She seems to carry the bricks rather effortlessly :) Reply ↓ Nice! Reply ↓ Wow, nice! I like how his brow is raised as if the muscle is to support all that weight. Nice picture, makes you think of so many things beyond the photograph. Reply ↓ Too good. Reply ↓ Wow. Light and Love, Shona Reply ↓ His eyes stare right at me. An incredible portrait of one under such a strain. Reply ↓ I add my voice to the many in agreement. Reply ↓ So interesting photo! Have a great evening! Natallia Jolliet Reply ↓ Great capture. She doesn’t look too happy, but I wouldn’t be either! Reply ↓ Amazing capture, Daniel! Reply ↓ No idea how anyone can do this Reply ↓ People in India are very strong, especially woman. Is a beautiful photograph :) Reply ↓ Very intense shot Joshi – cpaturing the eyes so well focused. Reply ↓ nice picture :) Reply ↓ He expression was make me wondering what was on his mind.. Good capture of his moment. Reply ↓ A fine head on strong shoulders. Reply ↓ I’m blown away. Such a gorgeous capture of intensity within daily chores. – Brantley Reply ↓ incredible subject matter and photo. Reply ↓ A powerful and revealing portrait. I admire the art and diligence you bring to this extensive document of daily life. Well done, as always. Reply ↓ Another amazing portrait. You are a master. Reply ↓ Well captured–skill and concentration. Reply ↓ deep title :) Reply ↓ Beautiful Picture…… Reply ↓ Practice makes one perfect…! Reply ↓ An amazing photograph. The look of defiance on the face sets it apart and makes it unique. Reply ↓ Great image. Reply ↓ convey’s his difficulty! Reply ↓ Great picture! :) Reply ↓ Intense! Reply ↓ perfect shot! Greatly i value the eye contact and the non voyeurism photography. Reply ↓ Excellent! Reply ↓ Beautiful picture. I really like the feeling of peace it conveys. hugs Reply ↓ What a look of concentration on her face – you can feel the strain. Reply ↓ Oh, my head! :) Reply ↓ I think Prakash Swamy called it correctly when he says Whatever is weighing on her mind is far heavier than the load on her head! Reply ↓ true grit! Reply ↓ What an expression! Great shot. Reply ↓ Good capture of the moment. Reply ↓ quel équilibre!!! une magnifique photo!! amitiés Reply ↓ great as always Reply ↓ Wow. Reply ↓ How much does each one of those bricks weigh? Reply ↓ Beautiful, fierce expression… wonder what she was thinking off! Reply ↓ love this portrait !!! great job !!! Reply ↓ Beautiful intense portrait. Reply ↓ powerful image!! so much strenght there… Reply ↓ Expressive! Reply ↓ Que linda fotos :D Reply ↓ Hard work. Cannot even imagine the tiredness of that person at the end of a work day. Reply ↓ I am from Central America. Women carry packages the same way. Some are pretty big. Not sure how they do it. Great shot and expression Reply ↓ She looks like a tough woman, marked by hard physical labour. Not long ago, sights like this were common also in what now is the rich world. These days, it’s people marked by excessive food intake and lack of physical activity that’s the norm Reply ↓ The woman might like to have a wagon?? How long will her neck and spine tolerate the weight of bricks? Reply ↓ You throw a picture out in the world and create a conversation. Reply ↓ Wow, great shot. Reply ↓ Wow! And I love the tonality here as the picture looks like it could have been made 100 years ago on film, giving it a timeless quality. Reply ↓ I love the face expression. Reply ↓ what a beautiful entry, very powerfull indeed. Reply ↓ thank you :) Reply ↓ WOW. The strength he must have is incredible. Reply ↓ yeah :). btw it is a woman! Reply ↓ wonderful :) Reply ↓ Thank you :) Reply ↓ A hardworking woman indeed… Taking care of family as well as working so hard is not easy. Very nice photo and I salute that woman and the photographer for showing that woman are strong enough to handle any burden in their life… :’-) Reply ↓ Thank you :) Reply ↓ well said!!!! Reply ↓ thanx Reply ↓ sorry typed wrong *that women Reply ↓ *that women are Reply ↓ So impressive photo… Reply ↓ thank you Lana :) Reply ↓ Reblogged this on Humanity is Action. Reply ↓ thank you :) Reply ↓ Love! Reply ↓ :) Reply ↓ These are all fantastic, Joshi!! Outsta ding, all of them! xxellen Reply ↓ Thank you so much :) Reply ↓ 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. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Basic HTML allowed.