He sells hot and spicy snacks with hot chai ( tea ) in cold winter evenings
This entry was posted on March 19, 2013 by uthamz. It was filed under Canon, Culture, Digital photography, Nature, Photography, Portraits, Travel and was tagged with Art, Canon, Culture, Daily Life, Digital photography, India, Kodaikanal, Life, People, Photography, Photos, portraits, Tamil Nadu, Travel photography.
Nothing colorless about this image! It is bright and vibrant-
March 19, 2013 at 4:58 pm
I do agree with you that the picture is colorful – vibrant and loud.
The man wore colorful dress as well .
But he is a poor tea seller , struggling for survival , struggling to keep poverty at bay ,
struggling to earn a meal or two for his family daily…
There are millions who are struggling to live and living to struggle.
He is one of them.
His dress may be colorful , but his life is not.
That is what I meant . Sorry if it creates a little confusion
Thank you very much .
March 19, 2013 at 6:42 pm
March 19, 2013 at 5:33 pm
Thank you , Rebecca.
I am glad you liked the image.
March 19, 2013 at 6:44 pm
Life is a process full of stages. At certain stages, priority is to survive.
I always hope that someday life would be both beautiful and colourful for everyone.
Everybody deserves a chance to leave footprints in the sands of time.
March 19, 2013 at 6:35 pm
I wish you were right , always.
But we see a lot of people , living and dying without making any mark anywhere.
– living a Life of poverty , debt , disability and diseases. It is a reality.
Thank you for sharing your noble thoughts.
Thanks a lot for appreciation.
March 19, 2013 at 6:54 pm
Lovely photo, great caption.
March 19, 2013 at 7:11 pm
Thank you so much .
March 22, 2013 at 2:57 am
sad concept uthamz…it sounds as though this fellow is doing his best! wouldn’t it be wonderful if everyone had what they needed to make their mark in life? the photos is so vibrant…
March 19, 2013 at 7:12 pm
Certainly , sad , Heather . But they are real. We have to face it .
I am not sure about your place , but in India poor people ,in millions , struggle to survive,
in spite of great progress in recent times .
March 22, 2013 at 3:01 am
Hi. For your wonderful posts, I have nominated you for Very Inspiring Blogger Award.
March 20, 2013 at 11:23 am
Thank you so much , Samir , for the award.
I am really happy to be nominated.
I am grateful !
Let me Congratulate you for receiving the .award .
You deserve it !
Your blogs are impressive.
Keep going !
All the best !
Shall check the link.
Thanks again !
March 22, 2013 at 3:10 am
Reblogged this on lost creek publishing.
March 22, 2013 at 7:23 am
Thank you very much , JKB , for reblogging the image.
March 22, 2013 at 4:40 pm
Love the image! The footprints will surely disappear for all of us but we can still live with respect and pride
March 23, 2013 at 11:59 pm
Every life has a purpose and each purpose has a dignity that no one can take away. Beautiful picture and photographic theme.
March 25, 2013 at 2:08 pm
I can’t agree with you more. But sad truth is several thousands of human lives end up without ever realising their purpose or experiencing the dignity .Fate ? Don’t know.
Thank you for the appreciation .
Thanks a lot for sharing your thoughts.
March 25, 2013 at 7:54 pm
Reblogged this on ringingtruenet and commented:
Part of a series of the people no one may remember, while we waste our time worshipping the rich and famous.
March 25, 2013 at 2:09 pm
Exactly ! These people lead a sub human existance .
Thank you for reblogging the image .
March 27, 2013 at 4:04 pm
Colorless People …because you will never find their footprints in the ‘sands of time ‘ … OK, but now he is a little bit famous because of your photo. I don’t think he is ‘colorless people’ but I understand what you mean. For me he looks like a nice man, working perhaps to support his family and receives a low wage… I hope he is happy.
March 28, 2013 at 7:01 pm
Thank you very much .Sorry for the delay in response .
I did not mean exactly what ‘ colorless ‘ literally means. Glad that you could understand.. He was polite and skilled – he made tasty snacks – but life is fair always , you know. There are millions like him in India , like most of the countries in the region. They work just to survive, not to prosper . In spite of his hardship , he was pleasant !
March 30, 2013 at 8:13 am
Brilliant shot. “struggling to live and living to struggle”
March 28, 2013 at 8:37 pm
As so often, there’s much meaning in the photo you show us, Utham. Even though it’s a sad thing you’ve captured here, I appreciate the photo and the story all the same.
April 3, 2013 at 2:18 am
Poor man. Blessing to him …
April 17, 2013 at 4:42 am
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