Before the big race, the competitor in the snake boat was warming up with his team, as the inquisitive spectators in the small boat were watching them. As part of Onam celebration, a grand festival in Kerala, an annual snake boat race is conducted – the Champakara Boat Race, wherein oarsmen from different parts of Kerala compete for the coveted title of the best rowing team.
Photographer: Prasanth Chandran P (Kerala, India)
Prasanth Chandran’s passion for photography is what reflects in his photographs. In each image, which he captures through his camera, he wants the world to see and know the story within. The journey with his camera, as an amateur photographer, began in the year 2009. Having captured varied essences of myriad locations, people, festivities and more within Kerala, he ventures ahead to tell more stories. Stories that will inspire and move the heart, body and soul of the viewer.