Dec 3, 2011

Indian Bazaar

Local bazaars never cease to fascinate ...
(Scenes caught on my lens at a market in Gangtok, Sikkim)
Linking up to Mosaic Monday at the Little Red House, and The Creative Exchange.
To a colorful week ahead!

53 comments:

  1. Intriguing pops of color in the gray. Nice mosaic!

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  2. The fresh produce, the crowds, the noise - it's a sensory overload!

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  3. I'd really like to know(if you don't mind) where you clicked these pictures.

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  4. Vee, thank you.

    Purba, yes indeed these markets can open up one's senses!

    Amropali, I took these at a market in Gangtok.

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  5. fascinating indeed!

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  6. Like the understated color palette... traditional markets are always fascinating...

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  7. I enjoy seeing outdoor markets like that - thanks for sharing. Reminds me - I need to make a trip to the farmers' market before they close for the season.

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  8. The charm and chatter... Ah! The local Indian markets are indeed very fascinating!

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  9. There are various hues and shades of articles sold in those parts of India

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  10. Looks attractive..

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  12. lovely! i miss India!

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  13. Markets are usually so colorful.. :) But i usually prefer quieter places to do my photography ;) Great images Ambika...

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  14. I agree that local Indian markets are much like a sensory overload. It's the colour and the amazing variety that makes me wonder of the beauty of a local market. Interesting use of grey :) .

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  15. So fresh and full of life. Love this mosaic..

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  16. Wow, the market provided perfect photo opportunities! My favorite is the center shot of the woman and her bags of food. Love the composition and color. Wonderful!

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  17. Anonymous11:45 PM

    Nice clicks :)

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  18. It is so nice to meet you Ambika, and welcome to The Creative Exchange!! These are wonderful photographs, with such beautiful color. I love the way you have presented them here too!

    Thank you so much for sharing at The Creative Exchange this week.

    Have a wonderful day!

    lisa.

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  19. Anonymous3:52 AM

    Aww what a lovely sight! Hope I can see this in real one day soon.

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  20. I think they are beautiful and lovely :) markets always do fascinate me :) awesome pics ya :)

    Take care and keep writing........

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  21. Such markets are always fascinating. Loved all the 3... Beautiful collection:)
    It's so nice to experience the variety of places that India has to offer.

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  22. Always love such markets, wherever they are, they are always so eye catching.
    Happy Holidays!

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  23. Beautiful Mosaic...!! Market scenes are always fascinating !!

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  24. Danke folks! Outdoor markets are a treat indeed.. the noise, the fragrance and stench at times, crowds, loads of color! And ample opportunities for photographers, if you're comfortable elbowing your way through :)

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  25. Love these quaint markets...one can find such interesting stuff...

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  26. Its a perfect shot... loved the energy there..


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  27. hope you had a colorful week!

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  29. Brilliant clicks and the focal B/W effect is lovely sply for the flower picture

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  30. Lovely! The market sound so nice.

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  31. those bangles..now i miss my bangles from years ago :(

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  33. Amazing pictures))))

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  35. Ambika, the pictures are so beautiful. Viewing pleasure. Shades and colours :)

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  37. The Bazaar is the most lively, colourful and vibrant place, full of life.

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  38. Bazaars are always a treat to capture on the lens and you have done a fab job with it!!
    Especially loved the center pic with all those spices!!
    Have a nice day Ambika :)

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  40. The bazaar atmosphere must differ so at different places. Always enthusing.

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  41. Lovely! Loved how the colours look :-)

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  46. Nice pics, Ambika!!! Beautiful colors!
    Can I use you photos in my blog??? :)

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  47. Great Clicks!! I must be an old school for loving small town bazaars!! They are just amazing.. Never get that satisfaction shopping in a department store!

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  48. I really like your blog. I look forward to seeing you at My Dream Canvas.

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  49. I enjoy seeing outdoor markets like that - thanks for sharing. Reminds me - I need to make a trip to the farmers' market before they close for the season.
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  50. I love local markets too..and use up my memory card recklessly!
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