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A winter sunset in Central Africa.
Ballet girl on the street
New York city at dusk
Maui, Hawaii
The Lauterbrunnen Valley
Epic engagement
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Colouring Lotus Threads
Multiple Venice
Colors of India
Musical Notes Floating in the air
Aurora over Oldham UK
Freedom Of Flight
A Hyderabadi woman with flowers adorning her hair
Ceiling is the limit
Ferris Wheel in Nighttime
Letter Box
a weekend in Cullowhee nc
A Night at the Fair.
Nostalgic Oliver
13th Annual Photo Contest
Colors of India

Buxa Tiger reserve was in my bucket list for quite a few years, I wanted to engage in conservation activities so I could educate children and also rehabilitate poachers. Foskadanga is one of the oldest tribal village in the Buxa Tiger Reserve which is close to the elephant corridors. The purpose of my visit to the village was to work towards conserving ethnic tribal culture and also create wildlife awareness to the people of Foskadanga. The dream came true after I met the people of Rabha tribal community through my friend who was doing his community research. One of the initiatives I've taken to improve life of people at the tribal villagers is education. These children are roots of our country who will bring a change to the face of India fighting poverty. My friend and I are working together to improve the quality of education through various development programs and also through responsible tourism initiatives. The story of this photograph is that the children gathered for a send off as it was my last day at the village and the Rabha people performed a culture dance to surprise me.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Member since 2015
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© Ganesh Ravi.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2015
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 15, 2015, 8:49 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 120mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f5
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