Photography, Weekly Photo Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge: Lines

If you are ready to brave the hot and humid weather, you are in for a treat …

It’s festival season here in Kerala and all your senses will be stretched to the max. I guarantee you…

Last day, when I was working from home, heard drum beats and loud announcement that a temple festival related procession is on it’s way.

Wasting no time, I ran with my camera and started clicking and thought of this week’s theme, ‘Lines’.

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Temple festivals are community events and almost everyone in the village contributes towards it.

It could be either money or whatever they produce, like rice, vegitables etc;

Traditional Kerala feast will be served during the festival with numerous curries rich in spices.

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I have to admit that no camera could perfectly reproduce the festival colours and sounds, you have to experience it 🙂

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34 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Lines”

  1. Sreejith, this a beautiful post about a colourful and unique festival. It was so good to know about this festival. I just loved the procession … so graceful and so organised. I agree that photos can not do justice to the scene but for us who have not seen the scene, your lovely pictures depict the perfect scene.

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    1. Thank you so much, Victor for your kind words 🙂

      It’s true that, I live in a place blessed with natural beauty and a vibrant culture.

      Lot of opportunities to fine tune our photography skills 🙂

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    1. It’s a different kind of festival specific to a temple and not a seasonal one.

      But, the whole community contributes whatever they produce towards the common feast and meeting other expenses relate to the festival.

      Thank you so much for your words of appreciation, Sidran 🙂

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        1. Absolutely, Sidran, this kind of cooperation and collective efforts are seen only in the villages now a days.

          Thank you so much for your visit and comments 🙂

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  2. Beautiful entry for the photo challenge! Love the angles you used to capture the procession considering it was an in-promptu photo shoot!
    “working from home…..ran with my camera”, made me smile, been there done that 🙂

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    1. I know, it’s really important to keep your camera at a quickly accessible place and also need to make sure that there is battery and Card inside it 🙂

      More than once, I carried camera to some nice places without either the battery or card…

      Thank you so much for stopping by and sharing your appreciative comments, Sweta 🙂

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  3. Sreejith sir it is really nice to know about how Kerala people celebrate the festival. Beautiful photography as well!!!

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    1. So good to see your comments Krishna 🙂

      I am a huge fan of sports and great to see your perspectives on physical education.

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  4. Just blown away, Sreejith! The colors, the costumes, the lines …. incredible photos that I just stared at for a very long time. Your world is so different from mine. Just wow!! Thank you so much for sharing!! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words, Amy 🙂

      This world is a beautiful place with full of contrasts, right?

      It’s always great to follow the seasonal changes in nature through the blogs of friends from the States and other countries, we have only two seasons here in South India, rainy and not rainy, ha ha 🙂

      Thanks again for making our reader so colorful, Amy 🙂

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  5. The colors, smiles, and I also love the hot weather ~ shooting the Kerala festival would be a dream. The happiness of the scenes reflect the perfection your framing ~ great lines. You are a lucky man to be able to experience this ~ wishing you a great weekend.

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words, Dalo 🙂

      There are two ‘Theyyam Festivals’ happening from this evening. One place being my ancestral home (Tharavadu) I will have to be there and hope to capture some good images 🙂

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    1. Thank you so much, Tina 🙂

      I am exhausted of saturated colours, loud noise and all today, as there were two festival I was part of and two weddings as well 🙂

      Need to re-hydrate my body after spending hours under sun and taking photos 🙂

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