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Smiles all around

By bobbyl
I was approached by these ladies in a temple complex in south india for a photograph. In India you are often approached for a photograph or a selfie and here these girls, who were from a nearby village, told me they had never had a photograph with a "real" camera so could i oblige. The smile on their faces says it all. My only regret is not taking down their address so that i could sent them a print.

Tags: Red India Smile Girls Sari Portraits and people

Voters: drDinko, Saastad, mike9005 and 19 more


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9 Sep 2020 5:08PM
Think my ex went here last year, S. India, she sent similar pic but with less smiley people. Lovely to see. Is this at Auroville?

Dave 🙂
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2020 5:32PM
A beautiful capture of these happy ladies
Ju
sawsengee Plus
14 6 36 Malaysia
9 Sep 2020 6:30PM
I know how you felt Bobby.......exactly the feelings and response I get while traveling in India. You did a good job on the group portraiture in spite of the backlighting. Smile
Saastad Plus
1 16 12 Norway
9 Sep 2020 10:31PM
What a colourful and lovely photo.
Make me in a good mood to see their lovely natural smile.
My award!

Arne Smile
10 Sep 2020 9:48AM
Brilliant, love this image. Well done for bringing a smile to their faces and for your camera, Bobby.
They may never know that they are now smiling for, potentially, thousands of people.

JohnSmile
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2020 11:21PM
Beautiful smiles from Magical India... Great candid shot...
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