Flower bouquet auto rikshaw to district police, Maharashtra, India

Uploaded 23 Apr 2011
Spotlight This! Enter Shoot Out
Login Required

To add items to your favorites you must login.

Already have a JPG account?


Need to create a JPG account?

JPG+ Required

Collections are a JPG+ feature. You must be a JPG+ member to create new collections and to add photos to collections.

Sign up for JPG+ to start using collections now!

© Etan Doronne
Views 57
Likes 0
Favorites 0
Comments 0
Would you like to also give a props comment to the photographer?
All dislikes require a comment. Please tell us why you do not like this photo.

More of Etan Doronne’s Photos

  • Guest is god, an Indian police policy
  • Flower bouquet auto rikshaw to district police, Maharashtra, India
  • Lunch break chai & a ride with my police registrar
  • Visa registration "Book of foreigners", ओरस, सिंधुदुर्ग, MH., India
Photo Info
UploadedApril 23, 2011
TakenFebruary 8, 2011
ModelCanon PowerShot G11
Exposure1/100 sec at f/8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length8.898 mm
No categories yet.
No tags yet.

Enter "Water"!

Q: My sister in-law recently gave me a Canon EOS 10D digital camera body. Having only used point and shoot cameras, what would be a good beginners lens to get for this camera? Should I get kit lens to start with?

A: Do you know?

Photo license: © All rights reserved

- Flower bouquet auto rikshaw to district police, Maharashtra, India -

I enjoyed the long bus ride in countryside villages. An oddity was the absence of a bus stop in Oros, the government district headquarters. You need to take a 10 minute auto rickshaw ride from the dusty junction step off the bus.

Waiting for a 'share-ride' three-wheeler to show up, I sat and had a bidi at the roadside kiosk. My first worthwhile experience that day was to see for the first time how a bidi is made. I took the chance and video recorded a tutorial by Vaman, the hole-in-the-box shopkeeper/owner.

The by-sitters tried to fix me up with a special ride that costs 30 Rupees), but I insisted on waiting for a reduced price shared ride and pointed to an older local lady that was standing waiting across the street. Eventually a rickshaw driver sitting unemployed for the past 15 minutes agreed to take me and the lady if I pay 20 Rupees. Ok, let me treat this lady to the comfort of a rickshaw duo.

The flowery rickshaw crawled along the uphill burning noon time road. The gate to the office complex looked OK. Many local government buildings are lined with mold and peeling/fading paint that make them look deserted.

Read the full story on my 'Stories' page here


My India: Where every village is home - Experience !

India, Indië, भारत, 인도, הודו, Indie, Indien, インド, Indėjė, Inde, Ìn-tō͘, Índia, Intian, Ãndia, Lindän, Indien, Ινδία, Індыя, Індія, Инди, Индия, Индија, Энэтхэг, Үндістан, Ҳиндустон, Һиндоста, भारत, भारतवर्ष, मराठी, हिंदुस्तान, ਭਾਰਤ, ประเทศอินเดีย, ඉන්දියාව, ინდოეთი, Yndia, An, Ấn Độ, Na h-Inns, インド, 印度, 인도, ህንድ, Ìn-tō͘,

No responses

To add your comment, Log in or sign up!

Please Login or Sign Up

You must be logged in to enter photos into JPG Shoot Out contests.
Login or Sign Up