An Old Man in Varanasi by Kristian Bertel
In this portrait an elderly villager has been photographed on the outskirts of Varanasi in India. It is said that the soul of India lives in its villages and in India 60 percent of the population still lives in villages. These places are without the hustle and bustle of the city life, but are instead places that are peaceful and quiet.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | March 22
Award Score: 68 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 18, Style 13, Skill 13)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Street Photography
Photograph Location: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Photographer: Photographer: Kristian Bertel (Aarhus, Denmark) Registered
Kristian Bertel began his photography in 2006. He is a photographer that is most widely known for his series of Indian images, which started as a long term project on India in 2008. His passion is travel photography, but he is also interested in telling stories together with his photography for instance about human aspects in India concerning life conditions of its inhabitants, poverty in the cities and in the countryside and street children in the streets.