A ticket to nowhere

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© Lakshmi Prabhala
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Photo Info
UploadedMay 29, 2008
TakenMay 26, 2008
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D80
Exposure1/100 sec at f/4.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length38 mm
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An image that would probably very difficult for a photographer to ignore.

The rapid strides India is making in fields of Information Technology and Outsourcing have led to improvement in the economy. There are plenty of jobs available to people as a result. One person employed in IT services is said to create opportunities for eight others.
Despite all this, certain strata of soceity hardly seem to benefit. Basic needs(which we take for granted) like food , water, decent health care, basic education and roof over one's head seem to be a far-fetched dream.

In the When the shutters come down photo essay.

47 responses

  • Berk Nash

    Berk Nash gave props (29 May 2008):

    Beautiful shot

  • jamon johnson

    jamon johnson said (29 May 2008):

    Very nice.

  • William Moore

    William Moore gave props (29 May 2008):

    very touching and superbly composed shot

  • Jennifer Spelman

    Jennifer Spelman gave props (29 May 2008):

    Great eye, good shot!

  • Scott Eagle

    Scott Eagle gave props (29 May 2008):

    Really nice catch.

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (29 May 2008):

    very moving...

  • Isuru Wakkumbura

    Isuru Wakkumbura gave props (29 May 2008):

    Absolutely Amazing Capture !!!

  • Watson Inglis

    Watson Inglis said (3 Jun 2008):

    Thank you

  • Victor Melo

    Victor Melo gave props (5 Jun 2008):

    Absolutely... great shot!

  • Anil Jois

    Anil Jois gave props (30 Jul 2008):

    great Indian Paradox....very nice capture, could u tell where was this captured?

  • Nick Allen

    Nick Allen gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    sad but amazing shot

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    A sad but great shot. Perfect for this theme.

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    I agree with Regenia! Great!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    Very powerful!

  • Micky Masters Barnett

    Micky Masters Barnett said (9 Jul 2009):

    Extremely powerful shot.

  • Jacqueline

    Jacqueline gave props (11 Jul 2009):

    This gave me goosebumps. Absolutely well done.

  • Erika Pisu

    Erika Pisu gave props (16 Jul 2009):

    awesome shot! fave.

  • Jon Schofield

    Jon Schofield gave props (20 Jul 2009):

    moving is right

  • charu ram

    charu ram gave props (25 Jul 2009):

    Very touching...

  • markus zundel

    markus zundel gave props (28 Jul 2009):

    great series and yes, no escaping shooting this one! brilliant!

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (29 Jul 2009):

    Unbelievably wonderful.....!

  • Johan Feito

    Johan Feito gave props (27 Aug 2009):

    it makes you think! - great shot!

  • Pet Parents

    Pet Parents gave props (27 Aug 2009):

    first class

  • Adam Reilly

    Adam Reilly said (29 Aug 2009):

    Fantastic narrative photo. Love it. To be critical for a moment, I personally would prefer this to be left untitled- it´s so strong it doesn´t need the hint in the title.

  • William Lascelles

    William Lascelles gave props (12 Sep 2009):


  • Angel Foice

    Angel Foice gave props (13 Sep 2009):

    powerful image

  • Ursula Tillmann

    Ursula Tillmann gave props (20 Oct 2009):

    the contrast could not be stronger - well done!

  • adniloj

    adniloj gave props (9 Dec 2009):

    + vote

  • Sean Blake

    Sean Blake said (11 Dec 2009):

    Fantastic image.

  • Sean Blake

    Sean Blake said (21 Dec 2009):

    Great capture!

  • Wendy A Perry

    Wendy A Perry said (21 Dec 2009):

    This is a wonderful capture!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (31 Dec 2009):

    powerful well done entry - my vote...

  • Julien Charmillot

    Julien Charmillot said (1 Jan 2010):

    my vote !

  • Clara Granet

    Clara Granet said (6 Jan 2010):

    a just love this shot. !

  • Angelo Narciso

    Angelo Narciso gave props (6 Jan 2010):

    job well done! voted!

  • Martha J.

    Martha J. gave props (13 Jan 2010):

    wow I love the juxtaposition

  • Irvin Kelly

    Irvin Kelly (Deleted) gave props (15 Jan 2010):

    It's like she dreams to get away. I love this photo. Oh how sad it makes me as well.

  • Reggie Mateo

    Reggie Mateo gave props (27 Jan 2010):

    A nice find. It tells a good story.

  • Lannan

    Lannan gave props (28 Jan 2010):

    wow.. moving, nicely captured.

  • Leah Rosin

    Leah Rosin gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Great shot!

  • Mattia Scarfò

    Mattia Scarfò gave props (16 Feb 2010):

    Ya economic! You have my prop and my vote!

  • Delores Harshaw

    Delores Harshaw (Deleted) gave props (21 Feb 2010):

    Amazing. voted!

  • Vasken Spiru

    Vasken Spiru said (1 Mar 2010):

    +1 Great photo! Please vote mine :)


  • Brad Shwidock

    Brad Shwidock gave props (3 Mar 2010):

    Great Composition. Fantastic Shot

  • melanie scott

    melanie scott gave props (5 Mar 2010):

    good entry - voted!

  • The Man Who Isn't There

    The Man Who Isn't There (Deleted) gave props (7 Oct 2011):

    Great capture!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (27 Jun 2016):

    dream flying shot

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