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THE SWORD OF POWER

This picture is the moment of the Gajon Festival of West Bengal , India. This festival is specially centered to Lord Shiva. It is arranged mainly by mendicants who are referred as “Gajan Sanyasis”. Here i have tried to capture a compositional balance of a man (Gajan Sanyasi ) with a sword in hand with the figure at wall behind of it. Both of the subject revel the essence of Power & The story seems quite interesting.

TAGS: India, People, Ritual

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Kolkata, India
Member since 2014
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© SANDIPAN MUKHERJEE.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2014
Total Views: 24
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2015, 3:19 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D7000
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/14
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO800
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PHOTO LOCATION Bardhaman, India