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Ongoing CHALLENGE !!!
If you see one single picture in this group that you think is not art, please say so (by commenting on it) and tell us why. If you are convincing - we will remove it. This group is to show case the most resistive pictures from the
Color Art Photography - Is Your Art universal

If your picture has been blogged here, it means that it has appealed to dozens of art jurors for a whole week or more. Congratulations!!!
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" ...ONLY IN ART DOES IT STILL HAPPEN THAT A MAN WHO IS CONSUMED BY DESIRES PERFORMS SOMETHING RESEMBLING THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THOSE DESIRES AND THAT WHAT HE DOES IN PLAY PRODUCES EMOTIONAL EFFECTS - THANKS TO ARTISTIC ILLUSION - JUST AS THOUGH IT WERE SOMETHING REAL. PEOPLE SPEAK WITH JUSTICE OF THE "MAGIC OF ART" AND COMPARE ARTISTS TO MAGICIANS. ..."

SIGMUND FREUD
"TOTEM AND TABOO"

e mërkurë, tetor 29, 2008

Smile of a Guru


Smile of a Guru, originally uploaded by oochappan.

Ram Jhula

He was sitting peacefully in the shade aside a shop and smiled when he saw me aiming my camera to him.

All my life I was living from Varasnasi up to here in Ram Jhula along the river of life and I learned during 65 years that my task here on earth is giving people a smile from my heart told Krishnan Anand , asking him how he survived not asking aggressively for money like most do here, certainly when you want to take a photo, oh well, once a German team taped our conversation for two hours and they even didn’t offer me a tea like you do, you can not reach everyone but many friends look after me, so I don’t worry what I shall eat.

And on another question he replied:
It is hard to hear that foreigners get the impression that religion is used as a masquerade to be sold out here in the North compared to the truthful South, but like you said, Indians won’t like to hear that but I can’t deny and in fact it is painful true for many here in the North along the Ganga: Religion became the prostitute of India.

There is still hope and Krishnan Anand is one of those many who are true religious as islands of friends for life. I know, I will meet him again, and if ever you get the chance, say hello to him, a true Guru with a smile.

PS
at home, people say hello to my dog, in India I use my camera to meet people ....
2008-03-16
Canon EOS 5D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS, RAW, ISO-1600

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