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TASTE OF FIRE
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17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
DIWALI LIGHTING

DIWALI LIGHTING - The photograph was taken at Mutharamman Temple near Tiruchendur in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The man was a devotee attending Dusshera Festival in this temple. He has painted his body with the colour ‘BLACK’. He has lighted a small candle on his tongue and showing other devotees that he can withstand the HEAT by his power of endurance as a follower of GOD & RELIGION.

TAGS: Candid, Devotee, India, Portrait

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Kolkata, India
Member since 2014
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© Deba prasad Roy.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2019
Filed Under: People
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 22, 2019, 7:36 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 77D
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO1600
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PHOTO LOCATION Tiruchendur, India