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Bangalore India
« on: February 03, 2019, 20:48:47 »
11.5 hours time difference to my home, 30+ hours air journey to get to the technology capital in India, the city of Bangalore, with 12 million inhabitants

I was there on a business trip arrived on a Saturday at 1 am, and I had the weekend to go shooting, brought the V1 with the 18.5mm f1.8 lens and 2 batteries.

Traffic is scary for unaccustomed visitor

although during the week I was there neither I or any of the others traveling with me saw any traffic accidents, quite remarkable, I compare the flow in the streets to a trail of ants, constant and unstoppable, flexible around obstacles, and the noise is a constant cacophony of horns, engines, and other noises that can feel overwhelming

Many women dress in their traditional clothes


and can make a great addition to shots of  traditional buildings, this is the Tipu sultan palace




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Re: Bangalore India
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2019, 20:57:53 »
next to the sultan's palace is the Kote Venkataramana Swamy Temple




Woman selling flowers outside the temple


The Bangalore palace


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Re: Bangalore India
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2019, 21:01:35 »
Very nice pictures. Very good compositions and colors.
Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Bangalore India
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2019, 21:02:35 »
Lalbagh flower exhibition, while the taxi driver indicated multiple times it was going to be very crowded , we insisted to try to visit, here are a few shots of the grounds as we approached the exhibition , and as we retreated after seeing the lines to go in






selfi


we did it as weel, I'm on the left of the selfi


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Re: Bangalore India
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2019, 21:13:47 »
On sunday we walked through the streets towards russel market , and commercial street


the tourists (my team mates)


crossing the streets is an art, except at traffic lights


Walked back to the hotel for lunch and went out again in the other direction , this time to the city market














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Re: Bangalore India
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2019, 21:18:21 »
The center of the market building is used to sell flowers









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Re: Bangalore India
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2019, 21:20:19 »
view from the hotel


from the bar terrace the night before starting the journey back home
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Re: Bangalore India
« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2019, 23:01:49 »
This is such an interesting account and your wonderfully colourful photographs bring it all to life.

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Re: Bangalore India
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2019, 00:05:27 »
Very nice, Armando, Ann is right. For some reason I'm drawn to the last image. I don't want to say that it's other wordly, but it is very interesting to me, and doesn't appear to be from the same lot as the rest. OTOH, what do I know?
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Re: Bangalore India
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2019, 00:08:43 »
Armando this is a great series, I have no real fav,but like most the flower market from above
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Re: Bangalore India
« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2019, 05:08:08 »
Thank you Ann Thomas and Carl

The modern mall is about a 20minute walk from the city market
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Re: Bangalore India
« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2019, 05:10:17 »
Very nice pictures. Very good compositions and colors.
Thanks for sharing.
Thank you Bent
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Re: Bangalore India
« Reply #12 on: February 04, 2019, 06:05:19 »
Armando, the V1 served you well.  Very good collection of images.  Nice and varied.  My first memories of India, deplaning in Calcutta in 1971 (long before air conditioned Arrival Gates ) was the blast of heat and the smells.   After finding a Taxi it was the number of people and the traffic (scary).  Very similar to my arrival in Saigon 1968 and Mexico City , also in 1971  ;) .
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Re: Bangalore India
« Reply #13 on: February 04, 2019, 07:04:35 »
Great series, Armando. What a colours on the market and streets!!

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Re: Bangalore India
« Reply #14 on: February 04, 2019, 07:19:47 »
Am enjoying amazing street scenes with abundant colors.  Thank you for sharing, Armando!  Love the florists shots!
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