thomas

09 Dec 2007 1,236 views
 
supporter of
atom rss 1.0 rss 2.0
web browser google del.icio.us digg technorati
| lost password
birth date
cancel
photoblog image The yawn and the smile

The yawn and the smile

The first thing that I noticed about this shot was the amount of noise it had - not really worth posting. But then I thought about the moment that I had captured - the moment sure was worth sharing inspite of the technical flaws in the image. And thus the post!

Me and a friend happened to go to a small rural settlement called Yamuna Pushta near the heart of Delhi. It is one of the few places in Delhi where you can actually see agriculture first hand! This though, was taken on the city streets en route to the rustic world. I was at this traffic intersection and there was some time for the lights to go green. These kids in the car in front were an absolute joy to watch. Now an image taken with the subjects filtered through the windscreens of two cars that have driven around in Delhi would obviously have a lot of noise if not anything else - just a sign of how much dust and pollution we throw into the atmosphere.

There's nothing like childhood - when there aren't any worries in the world. The girl seems exhausted after a day's outing, she probably is wondering how long will it take for her to reach home so that she can catch up on her sleep. I just loved the way the boy kept on smiling the whole while. God Bless the kids.

The yawn and the smile

The first thing that I noticed about this shot was the amount of noise it had - not really worth posting. But then I thought about the moment that I had captured - the moment sure was worth sharing inspite of the technical flaws in the image. And thus the post!

Me and a friend happened to go to a small rural settlement called Yamuna Pushta near the heart of Delhi. It is one of the few places in Delhi where you can actually see agriculture first hand! This though, was taken on the city streets en route to the rustic world. I was at this traffic intersection and there was some time for the lights to go green. These kids in the car in front were an absolute joy to watch. Now an image taken with the subjects filtered through the windscreens of two cars that have driven around in Delhi would obviously have a lot of noise if not anything else - just a sign of how much dust and pollution we throw into the atmosphere.

There's nothing like childhood - when there aren't any worries in the world. The girl seems exhausted after a day's outing, she probably is wondering how long will it take for her to reach home so that she can catch up on her sleep. I just loved the way the boy kept on smiling the whole while. God Bless the kids.

comments (9)

  • Ginnie
  • United States
  • 9 Dec 2007, 06:58
The noise doesn't bother me one whit, Thomas. In fact, it aids this looking like a vintage photo, perhaps, of your own childhood! Well done!
Thomas Mathew: Thanx a lot Ginnie and I'm sorry for replying so late.
  • Ellie
  • wet and cold
  • 9 Dec 2007, 14:45
It looks rather like an oldish print, and somehow it's exactly right for the picture.

I love the expressions you've captured, and you're so right about childhood smile
Thomas Mathew: Thank you Ellie. I hope you have a warmer Christmas.
  • Gagan
  • Gurgaon
  • 10 Dec 2007, 05:49
amazing click!!
Thomas Mathew: Thanx dude!
  • Gaurav
  • 10 Dec 2007, 07:53
An innocuous shot
Thomas Mathew: Thank you!
  • Namit
  • Delhi
  • 10 Dec 2007, 08:01
Oh!! nice shot it seems u have capture your childhood perfectly [wink]
Thomas Mathew: Thank you champ.
  • Suruchi Garg
  • 10 Dec 2007, 11:44
Awesome Photograph.
extremely adorable kids smile
Please naukri badal le tu !! pls !!!
IT..eeeks :-S
Thomas Mathew: Thank you.
Great great one : Thumbs up !!
Thomas Mathew: Thanx Zeb.
I wish you and your family a Merry Xmas and Happy new year - See you in January smile
Thomas Mathew: Thanx a lot Zeb. Merry X'mas n a Happy New Year to you and your family too. Hope to see some more great shots from you in 2008.
  • divya
  • 27 Mar 2008, 09:30
wish these childhood days cud cme back

Leave a comment

must fill in
[stop comment form]
show
for this photo I'm in a any and all comments icon ShMood©
camera DSC-H1
exposure mode
shutterspeed 1/60s
aperture f/3.5
sensitivity ISO64
focal length 31.3mm
The Victoria MemorialThe Victoria Mem...
Will you let me eat in peace?Will you let me ...
Freedom!Freedom!

Warning