The Cowboy from Toranmal

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    A young cowboy tends to his herd of cows and cattle in Toranmal.

    From time to time, I have put up photos of this beautiful land. You can see them in the set marked as. Toranmal

    This and other photos of more recent vintage are also on Facebook

    Not only is this place easy to roll around on the tongue but it has some of the most vivid memories and visions on my mind. From the abject poverty of the place to the young kids gambling with safety pins to the Nabakovian vision of a true Lolita. I have seen them all here.

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    Taken on December 26, 2009 at 3.21pm IST (edit)
    Posted to Flickr May 20, 2012 at 3.36PM IST (edit)
    Exif data
    Camera Nikon D300
    Exposure 0.004 sec (1/250)
    Aperture f/8.0
    Focal Length 62 mm
    ISO Speed 200
    Exposure Bias 0 EV
    Flash No Flash
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    1. Sandeep K Bhat 35 months ago | reply

      Wonderful series. Well done Anoop.

    2. Robin Geschonneck 35 months ago | reply

      Awesome shot!
      Best example for the explore, wow!!!
      Great stream also!

      Check out Kimberly ;)

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      [ via flickriver explore  --Robin Geschonneck ]

    3. Far & Away (On assigment, mostly off) 35 months ago | reply

      Great enviromental portrait !!

    4. Flick'gAbility 35 months ago | reply

      Wonderful framing, including those cows in the frame! Great, earnest look on the subject's face! A modern Krishna the cowherd?

    5. blogmulo 35 months ago | reply

      So beautifully composed!
      The whole series is amazing actually! ;)

    6. veryUTZ 35 months ago | reply

      Great capture.

    7. ctfy 35 months ago | reply

      wonderful pictures, i feel lucky for this glimpse into this land and life.

    8. hernan.seoane 35 months ago | reply

      great picture!!

    9. bartholowaty | Photography 35 months ago | reply

      This is fantastic and outstanding photography!!

      Congratulations on Explore!
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    10. Vinod Khapekar 35 months ago | reply

      real life shot.. i love it..

    11. altier76 35 months ago | reply

      un regard intense !

    12. ...Ashish... 35 months ago | reply

      awesome series!

    13. Mojumbo22 (Matt Pirecki) 35 months ago | reply

      Compelling shot. Looks like a hard life there.

    14. |Anooj| 35 months ago | reply

      His look clearly explains the poverty being faced, torn sneakers, lean, dress may be he got a few years back...and congrats on explore - know you're not a big fan of 'explore' though

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