The Slow Reader, by Anish Kharkar

The cyclonic weather of Mauritius often brought a swarm of snails into the house. I found this little one on my university notes, making his way along the text as if he was reading them. A wireless triggered flash was used so as to bring out the details of its translucent body.

The Slow Reader, by Anish Kharkar

Canon EOS 500D | Focal Length: 43mm | Exposure: 1/200sec at f/16 | ISO: 100 | Wireless triggered flash
The Slow Reader, by Anish Kharkar

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | July 07
Award Score: 51.5 (Value 9, Clarity 8.5, Composition 13, Style 10.5, Skill 10.5)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Conceptual Photography
Photograph Location: Vacoas | Mauritius

Photographer: Anish Kharkar (Vacoas, Mauritius) Registered
Anish Kharkar is originally from Mumbai, India, but shifted to the beautiful island of Mauritius around 11 years back. He immediately fell in love with its splendid natural beauty and multi-cultural lifestyle. He has completed his Masters in Aerospace Vehicle Design from Cranfield University (UK). For him, photography first started off as a hobby and then evolved into a passion. He has always tried to capture the beautiful moments of life through his camera so as to remember them forever. His main interests include Macro, Astrophotography, Pet photography, and he is eager to learn other styles and techniques of photography.


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Jan Timmons
Jan Timmons
9 years ago

Suberb lighting and word play.

Anish Kharkar
Anish Kharkar
Reply to  Jan Timmons
9 years ago

:) Thank You