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Ganesh Chathurti 3

Posted by
Mhelene (Villiers-sur-Marne, France) on 5 September 2011 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Les femmes portent sur la tête des pots contenant du camphre enflammé .
Paris 18ème
Le défilé de l'anniversaire du dieu Ganesh .

Women carrying on their head jars with some ardent camphor
The Hindou festival of Ganesha celebrated in Paris

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

5 Stars. Beautiful portraits. The rich color and the fire and the smoke wafting over the frame is superb.

5 Sep 2011 6:29am

Saeed Rasoulof from Tehran, Iran

nice shot

5 Sep 2011 6:33am

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Beautiful and wonderful colors

5 Sep 2011 7:11am

Veronique from Suisse/France, France

ca doit sentir bon !

5 Sep 2011 7:18am

Gary from Cochise County, United States

Very interesting custom. Very nice colors and composition.

5 Sep 2011 7:20am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

superb scene - love the colourful flames

5 Sep 2011 8:32am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Lovely series and beautifully exotic. You would never guess it's Paris

5 Sep 2011 10:04am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice capture of beautiful lifestyle.

5 Sep 2011 11:02am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Magnificent composition - love how you capture their flame jars as well as their faces and expressions.

5 Sep 2011 11:11am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

Excellent image of this tradition ! Great frame .

5 Sep 2011 11:47am

Spiruline from Switzerland

Génial, de l'exotisme sur le pas de sa porte! J'aiem ces couleurs ocres sur peaux foncées.

5 Sep 2011 12:13pm

Landy from Miami, United States

buena captura buen trabajo increible las culturas de cada rincon del planeta saludos

5 Sep 2011 12:57pm

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

A lovely capture of all the colors and detail!

5 Sep 2011 1:01pm

tataray from france, France

Portraits concentrés ... Magnifique avec ces couleurs. )

5 Sep 2011 1:12pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Excellent framing! We are brought right into the vibrant fragrance-filled setting.

5 Sep 2011 2:07pm

k@ from Paris, France

Tu as très bien saisi cette flamme si spécifique !

5 Sep 2011 2:09pm

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

excellent portrait shot!

5 Sep 2011 2:19pm

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

Une tradition très voyante et pleine de couleur ... et de la chaleur.
L'image est superbe!

5 Sep 2011 2:37pm

Sophie from Metz, France

Elle est vraiment belle cette photo : elle pourrait résumer à elle seule toute la cérémonie . Superbe.

5 Sep 2011 2:43pm

Bruno F from France

Whao ! Chaud devant !!!

5 Sep 2011 3:17pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

This is a wonderful image of the women carrying the burning coals. *****
We have three camphor trees in our yard; what a lovely fragrance.

5 Sep 2011 3:45pm

franz from Baden, Austria

wow, this is quite spectacular! a very interesting closeup! i've never seen people with fire on their heads!

5 Sep 2011 5:03pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Suepr captage et compo quelle scène et couleur grandisoe

5 Sep 2011 5:23pm

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

very colorful, a little bit mysterious and strange scenery! well captured!

5 Sep 2011 5:31pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

So fantastically detailed. The fire/smoke is just amazing in it's color and texture. Beautiful shot! Faces speaking silently.

5 Sep 2011 5:55pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful capture of a custom and people. Very colourful and great detail. Excellent. Five Stars. :)

5 Sep 2011 6:00pm

Thierry Pouleur from anseremme, Belgium

superbe photo, mais comme j'ai dit ailleurs, je trouve qu'elles ont rarement le sourire

5 Sep 2011 6:02pm

Emmeji from France

Il nous manque les parfums...

5 Sep 2011 6:19pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

Au coeur de ce rituel de feu!

5 Sep 2011 6:22pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

J'apprécie vraiment cette série !

5 Sep 2011 6:34pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful colours in this shot Mhelene! Nicely captured! ;-)

5 Sep 2011 6:58pm

Karine from Loiret, France

Quelle expression de recueillement sur les visages

5 Sep 2011 7:34pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

You've captured the flames beautifully.

5 Sep 2011 7:44pm

Mamyni from Argenteau-Visé, Belgium

Ce devait sentir bon!
Une belle série très bien illustrée. Bises

5 Sep 2011 8:20pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

Are the flames and smoke a kind of purification...? You have captured the scene superbly.

5 Sep 2011 8:26pm

Yvon from Belgium

Excellent.
Bonne semaine.
Yvon.

5 Sep 2011 8:40pm

Tatiana from Paris, France

Tiens je les reconnais ;) Jolie série sur Ganesh que je découvre grace à ton passage chez moi.

5 Sep 2011 8:42pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Superb cultural shot - never seen this before. Excellent work!

5 Sep 2011 8:46pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fine capture

5 Sep 2011 10:37pm

Gobou from Mali

Extraordinaire - formidable capture - bravo

6 Sep 2011 4:58am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Félicitations pour le Color Spotlight. Bonne soirée.

6 Sep 2011 9:01pm

@Tede: Merci Tede .

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

O.K., that looks dangerous! A great shot though.

7 Sep 2011 12:33am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Congratulations on spotlight !!...Great moment.

7 Sep 2011 7:12am

@PRASHANT: Thank you Prashant !

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Congrats on the Color Spotlight with this hot moment . . good to see you pick up Recognition !

7 Sep 2011 7:46am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thanks a lot Ronnie !

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Ma préférée pour le moment de cette belle série

7 Sep 2011 8:28am

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

fantastica*****

7 Sep 2011 11:47am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

... and congrats on the Color Spotlight!!

7 Sep 2011 12:59pm

@Roman: Thank you Roman !

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A wonderful capture with beautiful colours. Congratulations on the Color Spotlight !!

7 Sep 2011 1:34pm

@Laurette: Thank you Laurette !

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Félicitations pour le spotlight couleurs

7 Sep 2011 4:32pm

@Calusarus: Merci beaucoup Calusarus .

Céline from New York City, United States

Belle image ! Felicitations pour le color spotlight !

7 Sep 2011 5:10pm

@Céline: Merci Céline .

Kat from Lorraine, France

Superbe image, un "color spotlight" bien mérité !
bonne soirée

7 Sep 2011 6:04pm

@Kat: Merci beaucoup Kat .

Enzo from Lausanne, Switzerland

Magnifique scène, félicitations pour le color spotlight!

7 Sep 2011 8:41pm

@Enzo: Merci beaucoup Enzo.

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Congrats on your Color Spotlight!

8 Sep 2011 12:44am

@Jason Politte: Thank you Jason !

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Congratulations on the Color Spotlight!

8 Sep 2011 4:18am

@Steve Rice: Thank you Steve !

Dokmateo from Manila, Philippines

Congratulation! Such a magnificent portrait and toning! Well deserved!

9 Sep 2011 9:09am

@Dokmateo: Thank you very much Dokmateo !

Lydia.Dd from de partout et de nulle part, France

Bravo pour ce spotlight bien mérité Marie Hélène !! See you soon ....

9 Sep 2011 9:54am

@Lydia.Dd: Merci Lydia ! Prends soin de toi !

anne fleurent from Bois-le-Roi, France

belle lumière et regards... très bien vu !

9 Sep 2011 1:28pm

@anne fleurent: Merci beaucoup Anne .

Veronique from Suisse/France, France

spot bien mérité !

11 Sep 2011 10:30am

@Veronique: Merci beaucoup Véronique !

tce76 from Saint Laurent de Brèvedent, France

Très belle saisie.
Félicitations.

14 Sep 2011 6:33pm

@tce76: Merci beaucoup tce76 .

Loretta from Pretoria, South Africa

An incredible mood. One actually even get the smell! Great image.

16 Sep 2011 3:43pm

@Loretta: Thank you very much Loretta !