Paraganj by Murray Newham

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The Paraganj bazaar in New Delhi.. we happened to arrive in a once a year Sikh festival.. by nightfall there was sword-fighting in the streets.. I love this shot because like everywhere in India, there’s always faces at every turn.. and I love the faces in this shot, from the guys at the front, to the bystanders in the shadows..

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asia, delhi, dusty, festival, india, murray, new, newham, paraganj, religion, sikh, travel, turban

Comments

  • aglaia b
    aglaia bover 6 years ago

    great capture. so many thoughts in all those minds!

  • Murray Newham
    Murray Newhamover 6 years ago

    thanks aglaia!

  • louise
    louiseover 6 years ago

    So rich in character and atmosphere, Murray
    and that ubiquitous earthiness that is India…
    So lucky to have been there …

  • Melanie  McQuoid
    Melanie McQuoidover 6 years ago

    Wonderful!!!

  • Amagoia  Akarregi
    Amagoia Akarregiover 6 years ago

    UNREAL

  • kazcook1972
    kazcook1972over 6 years ago

    Wow – brings back many memories. Oh how I wish I was there right now. Those turbans are wonderful!!

  • Karo / Caroline Evans (Caux-Evans)
    Karo / Carolin...over 6 years ago

    great photograph

  • rochelle
    rochelleover 6 years ago

    wonderful composition – hopefully i will be back in September

  • Nikolay Semyonov
    Nikolay Semyonovover 6 years ago

    there’s too much unquiet in the air,. textures create a really tense mood as if something’s going to happen… stunning work.

  • inge
    ingeover 6 years ago

    did I say i really this , when where u there mate ? inge

  • this was taken in November of 2006.. I only had a month in India so I thought I’d try and see just one state well..so I chose Rajasthan.. hope to go back and see the rest some day.

    – Murray Newham

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