To Live For

the smallest of moments. Those are often the moments that really matter. It is beyond my capability to define what family or love is, but whatever they are, I just know, this is an instance of both.


Explored - Jan 14, 2011


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This was taken in a Subway (the R train, I think) on my last day in New York. Candid photography is certainly not my area of expertise, but when I see moments like these it's hard not to point and shoot! I gathered all my courage, took some inspiration from the works of brave men like Mitul Bhail and Adnan (both excellent street/candid photographers) and clicked. I tried to process it like fillm, but not sure how it came out. If you like this you'll love the streams of Mitul and Adnan

  • Shama sana 4y

    Wonderful work!!
  • BringZAYRAtheHorizon 4y

    I love that picture nd tge desciption BEAUTIFULx:
  • maktub street-dog 4y

    awesome shot, congrats!!!!

    -- (?)
  • Rahul Rallan 4y

    Beautiful & Tender . . A Masterpiece !
  • Photo--Graphy 4y

    Marvelous image, nicely composed and shot. Very well done.
  • loolyzh 4y

    Lovely shot!
  • Martin Cauchon 4y

    Wonderful shot!

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  • Samir Roy 4y

    Bijoy this is a beautiful moment captured! Absolutely smashing!
    Seen in my contacts' photos. ( ?² )
  • Kalden.D 4y

    very nice BW shot
  • -Reji 4y

    wonderful shot of the moment of affectionate exchanges....lovely
  • Vincenzo Pisani 4y

    Very well seen and taken. You ca actually explore this new field: candid photography. If this is just your start, I imagine you'll do great things!
  • Inga Arna 4y

    So lovely
  • other female K 4y

    Love it.. love this mood
  • Nadia TT 4y

    your images are so perfect that i was beginning to think may be you're from outer space.....but, it feels great to find some human touch here.....wonderful job...
    and my regards to Mitul Bhai and Adnan.
  • Suzanne 4y

    Love it !
  • M I T U L. 4y

    Sorry for being late.
    See those hands ..... That is telling a story of family, love .... and affection.
    Ketan, I am not at all a good photographer and i ain't smart.
    What i do is look for emotions, gatherings and most of all I try to be invisible with my gesture & body language.
  • Archana Shaktawat 4y

    This is most expressive photograph i have seen.. great shot.
  • Raqeebul Ketan 4y

    Nadia TT
    Haha..thanks. You are very kind. I am really glad that you liked my pics. And yeah, Mitul bhai and Adnan are both amazing photographers, and they are maturing fast.

    M I T U L.
    Thanks Mitul bhai. Apni to ei shoter inspiration :)
  • Miriam Arana de la Cal 4y

    Raqeebul Ketan

    I visited Mitul and Adnan's galleries. Great street pictures
  • Ata Adnan 4y

    Oh I never saw that I'm tagged here:D. makes it all the more special. as I said before, this is what I love to see in pictures,amazing emotional quotient!
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