Faces of Jamnagar.

Jamnagar, Gujarat 2009. 

Some of the friendly faces encountered around town.

Henna Beard. A plastic spoon salesman at the market. When I asked if I could take his photograph, he started juggling with his wares. This was the ‘ta da’ moment at the end of his act.

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The festival of Maharram.

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Goatman. I loved his colour and jewellery. He loved being photographed.

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Friends. These men asked to be photographed. Although they look far from happy, they were delighted with the result.

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Milk Farmer. 

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Mates. The man on the right asked if I would take a photo of his friend. He clowned around, his friend stood shyly by his side.

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Breakfast by the lake. This man had a wonderful smile. I asked if I could take his photograph. He motioned that I should wait, put on his cap, and a serious face, and then was ready. As soon as I put the camera aside and thanked him, his smile reappeared.

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Jaggery Salesman.

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Women are elusive in India. Men are ubiquitous. I snapped these ladies outside their house, resting in the cool of the early evening.

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15 thoughts on “Faces of Jamnagar.

  1. Great photos here!

    The henna beard… many Muslim men in Sri Lanka sport this look. 🙂

    I do love how most Indians enjoy having their photos taken, it certainly makes life easier for those of us that enjoy street photography.

    Peta

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