Looking outside into the future which seems distant beyond the eyes or the mind can register. 41 years being a doctor, he has never seen such a catastrophe unfolding, such loss of life, such tragedy but he believes that we can survive this too. Dad talks daily about Covid appropriate behaviour, even when we had a lull after the lockdowns had been lifted,after the first wave. He ensures that his grandkid learns properly to dispose off a mask before entering the house. He looks out from the verandah and minutely looks into each aspects that might protect us and ensures it’s adherence.
Only if one is aware and follow the Covid appropriate behaviour, in letter and spirit then only we can survive. Just understand this you are not only responsible for you but rest of the humanity as well.
Flowers are amazing, they bloom and so much colors, silently spreading beauty and purpose to this world and then wither away paving way for a new one to bloom.
Goat rearing, bovine rearing and subsequent research on dairy products and animal husbandry have seen a revamp with the central govt schemes and state govt being responsible for the execution of the same. Citizens can log into kerala livestock development board and find the required help for starting the schemes mentioned in the website. Several subsidies are available for constructing the shed as well as for research also. This documentary project helps to understand the process and how feasible these schemes are.
COVID-19 has disrupted the entire economy of these fisherman, they are old to go to the sea by themselves and hence pulls the fishing net back which could give them the fishes to sell in the daily market. I photographed them two and a half years back however, I was unable to continuously document their life. The elder who I photographed around that time remembered me and asked if I had a copy of the photograph I made, which I showed him on my Instagram. He smiled at me and continued to pull the rope. He has lost weight and I made a mental note of making his portraits in the coming days.
Sailing brings out the most intimate calmness I have ever known which I did not even know existed. The breeze, the salty air and the most important part is that one is controlling wind to reach a destination. To me that is absolute awesomeness.
Tambola is a game played in India whose US version is Bingo. It is essential for people to destress in todays highly competitive and technical world where we are always glued on to our mobiles and hooked on to internet. The images here showcases the spirit of playing together and helping each other de stress with occasional jokes cracked from people participating. A normal sunday morning in far away land.