Monday, September 19, 2011

Just a face in the crowd


Photographs capture that unique moment, frame frozen for eternity. Each photo tells a story, creates a memory. I absolutel y love clicking photos, as you may know if you have been reading my blog for a while.

A few days back, there was a huge celebration for Onam happening in my residential complex. My daughter was a participant in the folk dance which they had organised. I did not want to miss it for anything in the world and I happily reserved my place with many others. It was a large crowd.

My husband was clicking photographs (as I could not click pictures from where I was sitting) and he must have clicked at least a hundred photos of her dance. After her dance, he was desperately trying to catch my eye across the room. Finally he managed to make eye contact with me and then he aimed his camera at me.

I smiled. He captured it.

Of all the pictures he has clicked of me, this one remains my absolute favourite.


24 comments:

  1. Its not just a face....it's the best face....u look really "Pretty" Preeti

    HUGS:)
    Gayu

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  2. this is an absolutely lovely pic :)

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  3. U luking really nice.d beautiful smile made u luk great in d pic

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  4. i must say you really have such a great sense of describing every moment so nicely..u r luking very pretty.!! :))

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  5. U look beautiful:-))!!!!

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  6. and that was a nice shot:)

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  7. pretty pretty Preeti:-)

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  8. Although you're just a mother of two, you look vibrant and rejuvenated. Keep young, keep writing....Your writing prevails in the society.

    Thanks & Regards,

    Kevin Guite

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  9. Kevin: The name "just a mother of two" is actually a self deprecating joke :) I am also an artist,poet, blogger , sports person (played basketball at national level many years ago!), Yoga enthusiast , Dog-lover and Nature lover :) Thank you for your kind words.

    Durga:Thanks!

    Sree: will tell satish!

    Reflections: Thanks! You came to Bangalore and did not call me!!

    Tear at heartstrings; Thanks :) Being a writer, I take that as a huge compliment :)

    Agesh:Thank you :)

    Pythoroshan:Thanks so much!

    Gayu: :) Hugs :)

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  10. Nice pic....u look beautiful!!

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  11. "I smiled. He captured it."

    My favourite part of the post. A beautiful picture indeed!

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  12. u look stunning!!! n kudos to satish for such a great pic. u should put up one of purvi's dance pics as well :)

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  13. This is the face of a proud mom and wife!!! you make me wanna be so positive about life!

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  14. The set - saree just adds to the glow on your face.

    Very pretty capture. keep smiling :)

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  15. I LOVE THE SMILE! Yes, it was intentional in all CAPS! It is THAT good! :)

    Vidya

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  16. Can we have the closeup ..please!! Your regular readers would feel obliged.

    God bless you.. keep inspiring and spreading positive vibes all around you.

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  17. I'm sure he would disagree with the 'just another face' bit:)

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  18. Peevee: His favourite quote is "To the world you may be somebody but to somebody you mean the world." :)

    Santosh:Thanks :) Have posted a pic under author photos on my FB page.

    Vidya: :) (and there is no caps for a smiley!)

    Horizon:Thanks :)

    Eve:Thank you :)

    Palsworld: Thanks! naaah--i tend to protect my children :) Too many trolls out there.

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  19. Gayathri:Thank u!

    Vidya: thanks!! :)

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  20. Now, that is ONE click! Clearly shows why it's your favorite. :)

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  21. I know*Nancy holds ears & does uttak-baitak 3000 times*

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  22. awwww.... I must say that's an absolutely lovely pic... :) loved the way you described the moment! cheers preeti di!

    @NA not calling you - I know! I am not planning to leave her either... Chechi, totally unfair, even if you do 9 million uttak-baitaks, we will fight with you :D

    ps. Preeti di, I didn't thank you still for the autograph... Got it from NA :)

    (sulo badri)

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