Aarti (Hindi आरती), also spelled arathi, aarthi (from the Sanskrit word "आरात्रिक" with the same meaning) is a Hindu religious ritual of worship, a part of puja,
I needed this. I needed to be artistic and creative for that is who I am and always will be gosh dang diddly darned it!
I persuaded 8 of my girl friends with no interest in photography at all to join me in this photography project.
Their presence in my life, while fleeting at times, has enriched me and given me a far deeper understanding of their place in our world.
Located in Downtown Los Angeles, CA USA (Nominated for 'Story of the Week' by James Wiley - Week of September 25, 2013)
More and more of us live in cities. It can be great fun or a huge challenge. It can be fulfilling or lonely.
Henri Cartier-Bresson helped develop the street photography style known as The Decisive Moment. These photos probably are not that decisive.