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Glenn Capers


World Member, New York City

The Price You Pay at Holi

Nobody tells you about Holi . At most you hear its wonderful which is reflected in the images of weekend sissy shooters. If you have a camera beware. You are a target. You et blinded from the powder , or wet powder with is constructed from unfiltered water. Once in pain your camera could vanish in the frenzy, or from the pure sting and pain you might drop your camera. If you are a woman you will be touched all over. by men and young boys who surround you. You can call it what you like but in India most people don't meet white europeans or American so there is natural curiosity. Hands on you is the oder of the event.

Comments 5

  • Gabriele Gatta 05/14/2012 12:08

    A fotoreporter story :)
  • Leo_nid 05/13/2012 20:50

    superb series
  • Ken Piros 05/13/2012 15:06

    I guess this answers my question about how you protect your cameras during Holi. Hopefully your equipment made it through ok.
  • BRYAN CRUTE 05/13/2012 12:55

    Looks as if the risk is worth it, A lens filter is the order of the day I feel :-))

    Regards
    Bryan
  • J o s e f 05/13/2012 8:03

    very colorful action!
    i hope the camaras were not damaged!
    interesting series of pictures!
    josef

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Camera NIKON D700
Lens AF Nikkor 20mm f/2.8D
Aperture 5
Exposure time 1/160
Focus length 20.0 mm
ISO 400