Flowers of Diwali in India

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    When walking around New Delhi and getting lost in the backstreets, I came to an active area where everyone was selling accoutrements for the Diwali festival. I think the ladies knew that I was not a potential buyer, but all of them on the street were very happy to show me what they had to sell. Delhi itself is a very gray and dusty town, so it makes these colorful outfits and flowers stand out even more.

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    1. Jill Clardy 91 months ago | reply

      spectacular colors -- a gorgeous slice of life

    2. travlinman43 91 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called International Flavour (Post 1/Award 2), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    3. Apogee Photography 91 months ago | reply

      This is very good!

    4. shinebeam 91 months ago | reply

      Beautiful and colored shot!

    5. Vesal 91 months ago | reply

      You need to go to the Lotus temple in New Delhi you won't regret it :)

    6. Stuck in Customs 91 months ago | reply

      Hehe thanks....

      Mel - We should do that ha :)

    7. Ostrosky Photos 91 months ago | reply

      Great colors...Love Diwali!

    8. Scott.Webb 91 months ago | reply

      Now that is colourful!!! Perhaps thats why they wear such colourful outfits too? I don't know but great photojournalistic capture

    9. MerlinsMan 91 months ago | reply

      Wow that's colorful!

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    10. shotzy 91 months ago | reply

      what a wonderful shot. Love he colour.

    11. Brandon Schuster 91 months ago | reply

      Hey, I heard you interviewed on a podcast... I forget which one now. Just happened to stumble onto your Flickr page.

      You give a good interview and I appreciate how much you are willing to share tips. I'll definitly hang around your website and keep an eye on your photostream.

      It must be great to have the opportunity to travel...so much to photograph!

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      Oh, I missed the point here... Great picture!!! :o)

    12. c_p_lew 91 months ago | reply

      I love this shot. Asia is so colorful, when it's not dusty and drab.

    13. International Information Program (IIP) [deleted] 88 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called www.flickr.com/groups/1164230@N21/, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      I manage the America.gov Flickr group. We’d like to use your image on our Talking Faith blog. If this is OK please let me know how you’d like to be credited. We would also very much like to post any thoughts you have about Diwali and what it means to you or, just a bit about the photograph. Just a paragraph or two.

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    14. Sigrid isaksen skodvin 73 months ago | reply

      I love this one! Was in India 2 months ago, all the colors are amazing, as well as the flowers!

    15. jarrardphotography 52 months ago | reply

      nice colours and expression.

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