Beauty on duty

By: Louk Vreeswijk

Sep 22 2019

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Category: Asia, India

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Aperture:f/2.4
Focal Length:4.28mm
ISO:50
Shutter:1/0 sec
Camera:iPhone 4S

If the image of last week’s post was typically Indian, what about this one? It is very different but somehow – to me – equally typical. The combination of different elements – objects, texts, small details – is inimitable. When I passed by I thought: Yes! India! Great!

Why does it please me so much? Probably because I feel it as a confirmation of what I consider as characteristic of popular Indian culture and aesthetics: a holy mess.

Photo of the week: New Delhi, India 2017

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