Theyyam at Onam Attahchamyam in Kerala !

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A performer enacts the throes of anger in Kerala with his hard eyed steely gaze. Maybe he is angry at the mere human photographer or he is in a frenzy of destroying or creating the universe, I know not. Maybe it is nothing at all ;-? but a primate God !

Credits to the makers of various brushes (ink dissolve, grass blade and some others) utilized here in shades of bloody red and yellow and green.

You must see it in large size -

View Large Size on Black, It gives you all the details

Camera: Nikon D70
Exposure: 0.001 sec (1/750)
Aperture: f/3.8
Focal Length: 27 mm
Exposure: -0.55
ISO Speed: 200
Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Flash: Off, Did not fire
DSC_0912 wip 2 exp copy with ink dissolve brush etc ver 2

janis kwasney...[away_travelling], and 308 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. janruss 49 months ago | reply

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  2. Naveesh Goyal ♈ 49 months ago | reply

    That's Wonderful ... love the colors

    ...thanks for your comments :-)

  3. Sanjhineet "Navneet Kaur Ahuja" 47 months ago | reply

    simply loved the shot even background is filled of color layers as if it is like a painting.

  4. Filo Schira 47 months ago | reply

    impressive man, great shot!!

  5. Vin Cin [deleted] 44 months ago | reply


  6. JITH ADOOR 43 months ago | reply

    diffrent level expressions and feelings that's good and perfect

  7. ChrisH Photos [deleted] 42 months ago | reply

    Super vibrant colour and look, nice work.

  8. F.,Marcelo 42 months ago | reply

    Incredible how ancient cultures can convey deepness, meaningfulness and you captured it very well.

  9. Ajay.. 39 months ago | reply

    amazing colour..very expressive eyes

  10. *Lokesh* 37 months ago | reply

    Very Colorful Aggression!! Great Shot.

  11. drabmolfr 36 months ago | reply

    We wish you Many HAPPY HOURS

  12. Moonlight Walker 36 months ago | reply

    We wish you Many HAPPY HOURS

  13. Flowers and Nature 4 All (On and Off) 36 months ago | reply

    Wonderful image. Great compo and details !!!!
    Nicely done.
    Good photographer

    We wish you Many HAPPY HOURS

  14. Ferry J@ansen Six Weeks gone to start a New Future [deleted] 36 months ago | reply

    We wish you Many HAPPY HOURS

  15. Ferry J@ansen Six Weeks gone to start a New Future [deleted] 36 months ago | reply

  16. fridayeveryday 34 months ago | reply

    So sharp and colorful! Love it!

  17. palnick 30 months ago | reply

    Wonderful Portrait, really love tones!!

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