Sign language

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© Richard Seah
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UploadedDecember 31, 2008
TakenNovember 10, 2008
ModelFinePix S5Pro
Exposure1/125 sec at f/6.3
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length250 mm
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This form of theatre from Kerela, India, with a history dating back over 2,000 years, could well have been the oldest sign language.

The performance has minimal dialogue and the actors / actresses use mainly hand and eye movements to tell the story.

Oneof 87 images in my book, Photographs of Hands.

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4 responses

  • Traci Howard

    Traci Howard gave props (31 Dec 2008):

    Love this!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (1 Jan 2009):

    Nice composition and story!

  • Tammy Espino

    Tammy Espino gave props (1 Jan 2009):

    Awesome series~

  • Marilyn Nagy

    Marilyn Nagy said (1 Aug 2010):

    Excellent light on the hands. I love hands; best part of the body.

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