Just wondering at the miracle called LIFE .

Telling stories. Colorfully.

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40 responses

  1. Such a great photo…telling a story in itself. :-)

    September 7, 2012 at 5:04 pm

    • Thank you , Carol .
      It is a form of folk art in India.

      utham

      September 7, 2012 at 6:33 pm

  2. Is it Kathakali?

    September 7, 2012 at 6:09 pm

    • No , Asifa .
      It is a folk art called Chakkiar kooth.
      Rare performances. I have not seen it before .
      This is the first time.

      utham

      September 7, 2012 at 6:35 pm

  3. myfullresearch

    Beautiful image (and interesting cultural reference from Kerala).
    To me images have to trasport not only forms and colours, but deep meaning (when possible…)
    Nice week, Utham
    mfr

    September 7, 2012 at 6:48 pm

    • Thank you , mfr !
      This is a dying form of art. Very few people practice it.I too saw it for the first time.Found interesting !

      utham

      September 7, 2012 at 7:49 pm

  4. Brilliant angle. :)

    September 7, 2012 at 7:24 pm

    • Thank you , Manu .
      It si Chakkiar kooth !

      utham

      September 7, 2012 at 7:50 pm

      • I have seen it before. One of my friend is a gifted artist who could perform this. :)

        September 8, 2012 at 4:55 am

      • You are lucky , Manu.
        I have known about it before , but could see the performance only recently. Truly gifted people !

        utham

        September 8, 2012 at 8:12 am

  5. Wow, vivid, and beautiful, captured perfectly!

    September 7, 2012 at 7:41 pm

    • Thank you , Karina .
      Happy to know , you liked it !

      utham

      September 7, 2012 at 7:51 pm

  6. I love the feel you have captured with the photo. The colors his posture are beautiful.

    September 8, 2012 at 9:10 am

    • Thank you , SEL !
      It was a great show. I liked the expressions , the colors as well as his movements .
      Glad you liked the image .

      utham

      September 9, 2012 at 3:31 am

  7. This is a gorgeous photo!

    September 8, 2012 at 3:42 pm

    • Thanks a lot , Angeline .
      He thrilled and amused the audience . A talented performer , indeed !
      Happy to get a few good shots of the show .

      utham

      September 9, 2012 at 3:34 am

  8. Colourful indeed! Lovely one.

    September 8, 2012 at 6:24 pm

    • Thank you very much.
      It was really a colorful performance .

      utham

      September 9, 2012 at 3:19 am

  9. A real showstopper in more ways than one ! Fabulous imagery .

    September 10, 2012 at 1:41 pm

    • Thank you so much .
      The performance was impressive and visually stunning !

      Thanks again

      utham

      September 10, 2012 at 2:36 pm

  10. Wow, I am so glad that you visited my site so that I could admire and appreciate this stunning image! Thank you! Lisa/z

    September 10, 2012 at 3:03 pm

    • Thank you , Lisa.
      I am glad you liked it !

      utham

      September 10, 2012 at 3:05 pm

  11. Yes!! I instantly thought..”this is Kerala”! You made me homesick for a land I need to go to, to see good friends.

    September 10, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    • Thank you very much.
      It is a folk art from Kerala. Happy you like the place.
      Now you have one more friend !
      Come , visit us when you are free.

      utham

      September 10, 2012 at 4:15 pm

      • Definitely – really…thanks for such great comments!

        September 10, 2012 at 7:15 pm

  12. Please accept this nomination for Beautiful Blogger Award.
    http://cristimoise.wordpress.com/2012/09/11/beautiful-blogger-award/

    September 11, 2012 at 12:15 pm

    • Thank you , Cristi , for the nomination.
      Thank you for your continuing support .
      I am , in fact , thrilled to be nominated by you.

      Shall check the link.

      Thanks – Again !

      utham

      September 11, 2012 at 1:53 pm

  13. I so agree with Carol…Simply beautiful…

    September 14, 2012 at 2:39 pm

    • Thank you so much Beverly Bishop.
      Glad you liked the image

      utham

      September 14, 2012 at 5:36 pm

  14. Wonderful photo!!! Your country has been on my list of “Have to go there” since I can remember. Thank you for sharing a little bit of it here. :)

    September 14, 2012 at 6:05 pm

    • Thank you , Rodenas .
      Please do ome , visit at least a few places , see for yourself the diversity of the country. There are imperfections ,there are problems , but it is worth seeing at least once .Thank you for stopping by !

      utham

      September 14, 2012 at 6:20 pm

  15. What a great picture. :)

    September 15, 2012 at 4:43 pm

    • Thank you , Milton .
      Happy to know you liked the image !

      utham

      September 15, 2012 at 6:38 pm

  16. Radu Ştefan RS

    I’m certain this picture tells a great story! It sure looks very colorful… I can’t get enough of traditional outfits, such as this one! Beautiful!

    September 17, 2012 at 8:31 am

    • It is a folk art , RS, in India.
      A rare one . I saw it for the first time.
      But , was thoroughly impressed by the performance.
      An immensely talented guy !

      Thank you for stopping by .

      utham

      September 17, 2012 at 2:38 pm

  17. j3ssi33ss3x

    Reblogged this on The Three G's and commented:
    Beautiful orange, red and yellow.

    September 18, 2012 at 6:25 pm

  18. I figure if this is black and white I would still keep the same title … If just the eyes was caught rizor sharp … Or may be not … Its beautiful and happy as it is …

    September 28, 2012 at 6:11 am

  19. Love you´re pictures. They´re great!!

    February 6, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    • Thank you so much for your kind words.
      I am delighted to read them.

      utham

      February 6, 2014 at 5:58 pm

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