Street Photography Essay India

Haji Ali Dargah is one of the most significant Muslim sites in Mumbai. As it was a holiday on this day, these cooks worked tirelessly to make free meals for all visitors to Haji Ali Dargah. They anticipated that they would feed over 20,000 visitors on this single day.

This street photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Karl Grenet a documentary photographer at Karl Grenet Photography

Shopkeepers take a mid-afternoon rest in the chaotic Mirza Ghalib Municipal Market in the Null Bazar area of Mumbai, India.

Shopkeepers take a mid-afternoon rest in the chaotic Mirza Ghalib Municipal Market in the Null Bazar area of Mumbai, India.

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A confrontation between a pedestrian and a driver on Mumbai's busy streets.

A confrontation between a pedestrian and a driver on Mumbai’s busy streets.

A portrait of a man wrapped in a blue blanket in Kolkata's Chinatown area.

A portrait of a man wrapped in a blue blanket in Kolkata’s Chinatown area.

Chai Stall - Mumbai, India: A crowd of customers waiting for their late-morning cup of chai at this busy street corner chai stall.

Chai Stall – Mumbai, India: A crowd of customers waiting for their late-morning cup of chai at this busy street corner chai stall.

A portrait of a rickshaw wallah sitting on his rickshaw in the quiet back streets of Old Delhi.

A portrait of a rickshaw wallah sitting on his rickshaw in the quiet back streets of Old Delhi.

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Muslims conduct their afternoon prayers in the streets outside Minara Masjid. As there is not enough space inside the mosque for everyone to pray inside, the streets surrounding the mosque fill up at prayer time.

Muslims conduct their afternoon prayers in the streets outside Minara Masjid. As there is not enough space inside the mosque for everyone to pray inside, the streets surrounding the mosque fill up at prayer time.

A group of men stop for a masala chai in the late afternoon by the side of the road on chaotic Chawri Bazar in Old Delhi.

A group of men stop for a masala chai in the late afternoon by the side of the road on chaotic Chawri Bazar in Old Delhi.

Children playing on the swings in a South Mumbai park.

Children playing on the swings in a South Mumbai park.

The soft early pre-sunrise light on the Ganges River contrasts with the orange lights of Varanasi city.

The soft early pre-sunrise light on the Ganges River contrasts with the orange lights of Varanasi city.

 

See also:

GIRLS FOR SALE – UNDERAGE SEX TRAFFICKING IN NORTHERN THAILAND

Documentary by Karl Grenet

 


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