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Spiritual Sales

Spiritual Sales
Originally uploaded by flickr photographerno1
These are street vendors outside the Mumba Devi Temple and they sell prasad items, other items for puja, vermillion, beads , rudraksh, conches, ..this road leads from here to the Zaveri Bazar or the goldsmith market , cloth market, the most crowded commercial hub of the city.

Spiritual Sales

Spiritual Sales
Originally uploaded by flickr photographerno1

Spiritual Sales

Spiritual Sales
Originally uploaded by flickr photographerno1

Growing up at the Traffic Signal

Growing up at the Traffic Signal
Originally uploaded by flickr photographerno1
Shot from a rickshah at the signal.

Growing up at the Traffic Signal

Growing up at the Traffic Signal
Originally uploaded by flickr photographerno1
Shot from a rickshah at the signal.

Wheel Barrow Sleep

Wheel Barrow Sleep
Originally uploaded by flickr photographerno1
polyester dreams
psychedelic photostreams
flickring fountains
seamless inseams

TheTurner Road Traffic Toy Boy

TheTurner Road Traffic Toy Boy
Originally uploaded by flickr photographerno1
This is the young stud, all ready to roar, he does not beg, his begging days are over,
His work is to look after the younger kids and keep them under control.
He has dreams in his eyes, and has eyes on the little girls that are about his age.
He has slogged from birth to reach this position, he is a Toy Boy..
The Most Wanted

The Turner Road Traffic Signal-India Shining

The Turner Road Traffic Signal-India Shining
Originally uploaded by flickr photographerno1
He is the Turner Road Traffic Signal Kid.
He is a Child Laborer.
Yes India Shining.
He begins his work at 10 am on normal weekdays, festival times are stretched hours, no respite, heat sun, dust cold monsoon, and there is one season that prevails poverty. Period.
The older girls, mothers or overseers sit at one end of the signal close to Motivala Jewellers, while the kids wearing shorts, bare torsos, the little ones naked dirt unkempt
attack the motorists as soon as the signal comes to an halt, and they know their way around cars, motorbikes , buses and rickshas.They are not as convincing in their glib like the kids at the Mahim St Michaels Church Signal. Those kids invoke Allah if you are a Muslim, or Jesus Christ if you are a Christian, and their unending spiel can reall unnerve you if you are groping for your girlfriends tits in the back seat of a hot and humid cab, you just pay t get rid of those …

Have Horse Will Travel

Have Horse Will Travel
Originally uploaded by flickr photographerno1
Horsing Around
Most of my pictures betray my passion for seeing the unusual and having a camera
on my person and the agility to shoot it, this is the ephemeral quality of a shot that does not last forever. For me the Turner Road Traffic is bustling with life, today a new born baby started its day at the traffic signal in the arms of another kid, and who is the mother one need not know, the child is on hire, ample dose of Benadryl given to it , so its in slumber in a world beyond the colored lights of the traffic signal.
The little new born child evokes pity, vulnerability, I took a few shots from my rickshaw , all in my camera.
This morning the pagan Sufi Baba came to my shop, he is not well I took his shots too.
Later on my way from work at Ram Mandir Road I banged into the Hijdas whom I had shot at Carter Road near Abhiash Bachchans house..Naivedya.
The head guru was not to impressed and did not allow me to take her pict…