Views 48 Unique 28
Vote 9
Award Shortlist   

Business can wait, its tea time

By shmaher
This is a street photo taken in the bylanes of Mathura, the town of Lord Krishna in North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. This was taken at 9:30am in Jan 2014 when I was part of a family pilgrimage to this holy place. The street side shop sell clothes, shawls etc. for mostly women. The masala tea here is drunk in throwaway earthen cups and is a must to drive away the early morning chill. Taken from my Nikon D5200 f4 at 1/80 focal length 26mm & ISO 400. Sure the abundant colours are great to watch but what you cannot feel is the warmth that the shopkeepers so generously exhibited that cold morning...

Voters: sawsengee, ken j., cats_123 and 6 more

Save 69% on inPixio Photo Studio 11 Ultimate (discount applied at checkout)


sawsengee 14 6 40 Malaysia
6 Jul 2016 2:40PM
I believe so too, masala tea comes first!. Lovely shot with a wonderful splash of coloured shawls & yes I have been to Mathura & Brindavan on my way from Delhi to Jaipur, & I believe Mathura is especially special during the holi festival, I missed it as i celebrated holi in Pushkar last year.
6 Jul 2016 3:08PM
Thanks Sawsengee. Your portfolio with all those photos has great character.
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
6 Jul 2016 3:17PM
There's nothing like a quick brew Smile
prabhusinha 13 5 5 India
6 Jul 2016 5:25PM
A splash of colors.
Pollyjc Junior Member 7 5 England
6 Jul 2016 7:17PM
a great travel shot! & fantastic vibrant colours.SmileSmile but I couldn't go in there, I'd never get out with all the choicesGrin

SlowSong Plus
12 9.7k 30 England
6 Jul 2016 9:28PM
How lovely that people take the time to stop and chat and take tea. Super shot. I love all the fabrics but I like the friendship more. Smile
Spkr51 5 United States
7 Jul 2016 1:04AM
Excellent shot ***** SmileSmileSmile

Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.