Monday, August 1, 2011

A Camel's Cry - A Black and White Portrait

The woeful state of a camel at the Pinjore Gardens, Haryana, India. Obviously, animals can't speak (their pains); this one couldn't even open its mouth to let out a cry.



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15 comments:

  1. Very beautiful picture. In front of Pinjore Garden, beggars and camels represent the sorry state of our country.

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  2. Where art thou, animal welfare activists?

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  3. tx for ur feedback and appreciation...

    its the same old story - 70-75% of the sorry state of India is in the remote rural areas; 90% of the activists are in the developed urban areas!

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  4. Sad scene, but excellent photography.

    Regards!

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  5. thanks for visiting and for leaving you comment Tatjana

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  6. That is heart-wrenching! A beautiful capture of a tragedy!

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  7. A beautifully composed shot so full of detail and interest for the viewer. I am wondering if the hand crocheted mask is used to keep the camel from spitting on people...why else...they do not bite, do they? Genie

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  8. thanks so much Genie.

    u cud be right, though, honestly ive not seen camels spit on people though they do salivate a lot. back in india, the way some owners treat they, they tend to let out very loud cries, which is why i think the mask is being used in this case.

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