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Golden Dancer

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Golden Dancer

A second shot of a Rajasthani Dancer from the one performance.

Please note the hand gesture is part of the dance and not as we in the western world would take as an offensive hand gesture


Simon K

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Registered: March 2011
Location: m
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Date: Fri April 22, 2011
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Keywords: rajasthani dancers diwali rajasthani band dance story telling

angela taylor
Great shot simon ,why is the dancer giving the v.sign. Angela
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#1 Fri April 22, 2011 12:18pm

Simon K
Hi Angela
thanks for the complement

Aye I was very hesitant about posting this dance, it is one of the hand gestures within and as part of the dance as a whole. Its doesn't mean what it means in the western world. In truth I do not know the tale that is told through this dance. One thing I plan to learn about, as the dance is stunningly beautiful and electrifying
The Contemplation of Beauty causes the Soul to Grow Wings
#2 Fri April 22, 2011 1:30pm

Great shot.
#3 Fri April 22, 2011 7:17pm

Perfect dof setting circles and frames the subject magnificently. Fine technique.
#4 Fri April 22, 2011 10:09pm

Simon K
Hi St James, Hi Bobwed

thanks for your feedback glad to know your both enjoying my images
The Contemplation of Beauty causes the Soul to Grow Wings
#5 Sat April 23, 2011 2:29am

Fantastic view and captured at right moment, she's so involved in the dance. Very nice, I like it very much. Bye
#6 Sat April 23, 2011 5:31am

Simon K
Hi Roberto
thanks for taking time to leave me feed back, I'm glad to learn you like the timing in this image.
Its a favorite part of the dance, where the lady's begin to spin with ever increasing speed. One never sees their faces as the head Vail is always covering them leaving only the mouth clearly seen.
I am hoping this year I shall be able to capture similar shots of the ladys as they dance
The Contemplation of Beauty causes the Soul to Grow Wings
#7 Sat April 23, 2011 9:26am

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