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Good v/s Evil

Good v/s Evil, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. Ram and Ravan
a tug of war
good and evil
within man
as a cosmic plan
love of humanity
the core essence
of superman
a blog
the chariot
of a pressman
g mail
that killed
the soul
of a postman

My Bare Feat

My Bare Feat, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. shoes and slippers
pay homage
to my barefeat
kissing the soul
of mother India
dust and heat
my karma
as a pedestrian poet
of pain
on the bare roads
holding an olive
in a tweet
my destiny
i could not cheat
a distorted
of my restlessness
the best of me
hidden as an update
from a winding sheet
death plays
hide and seek
on mumbai
unforgiving thought
embedded as a blog
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Behind Every Great Photographer Lies Ravan....

Behind Every Great Photographer Lies Ravan...., originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. behind every great photographer lies ravan

pedestrian wisdom
frozen truth
the soul of photographer no1
shooting two great personalities
under the blazing sun
not in the picture hidden from view
a Mumbai cop
with a rusty gun
de dana dhan
dreams that
over the ages
recession times
hard cash on the run
the politician wanting
the common mans dhun
good luck restaurant
brun maska butter bun
sharing it with
my bawa friend rohinton
slamming the soul
of pictorial divinity
some moments
embedded in frolic and fun
a camera
an instrument of peace
hung round the neck
like a lucky talisman
holistically healing the soul
of man lost in an ocean
the third eye of shiva
releasing the energy
of a poetic python
poem dedicated
to dear friend
ashok salian
most wanted lensman

Ashok Salian and Me at Shivaji Park Dasshera

Ashok Salian and Me at Shivaji Park Dasshera, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 98,053 items / 594,444 views

Ashok and I walked at Patwardhan Park to stay trim and fit once upon a time , I have completely stopped walking but Ashok Salian has kept himself trim and fit..he told me has stopped walking too.

This was a surprise meeting at Shivaji Park during the Dasshera burning of Ravan's effigy..

About Ashok Salian

Fine Art & Fashion Photography

Film Direction & Production

Exhibition Concepts & Execution

Workshop Leader & Lecturer

Fashion: Began commercial photography career specializing in fashion in 1987 having shot for India’s leading fashion designers such as Abu Jani – Sandeep Khosla, Suneet Verma, Shahab Durazi & Bhairavi Jaikishan amongst others. Also, created audio-visuals for fashion shows.

Advertising: VIP luggage assigned by Hindustan Thompson Associates was the first advertising campaign shot, this was followed by several …

Lord Hanuman at Hand

Lord Hanuman at Hand

98000 Photo Blogs at Flickr

98000 Photo Blogs at Flickr, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 98,034 photo blogs

I complete 98000 Photo Blogs at Flickr .

Thanks To All Of You .

Firoze Shakir

I am learning photoshopping tricks from my whiz son in law Assad Dadan.

Guru and Chela

Barefeet Blogger of Mumbai

The Source Of Ramlila

The Source Of Ramlila, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 97,949 items / 594,191 views

Recited by them...

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Ramlila (Hindi: रामलीला) (literally 'Rama’s lila or play') is a dramatic folk re-enactment of the life of Lord Ram, ending up in ten day battle between Lord Ram and Ravan, as described in the Hindu religious epic, the Ramayana.[1] A tradition that originates from the Indian subcontinent, the play is staged annually often over ten or more successive nights, during the auspicious period of 'Sharad Navratras', which marks the commencement of the Autumn festive period, starting with the Dussehra festival. Usually the performances are timed to culminate on the festival of Vijayadashami day, that commemorates the victory of Lord Ram over demon king Ravana, when the actors are taken out in a procession through the city, leading up to a mela ground or town square, w…

Durga Visarjan Dadar Beach 2009

Durga Visarjan Dadar Beach 2009, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 97,941 items / 594,187 views

After shooting the finale and the burning of the effigy of Ravan , I walked barefeet from Shivaji Park to Dadar Beach to shoot the Durga Visarjan..The beach was pitch dark and shooting this event was next to impossible but I managed to shoot a 1 GB Card and returned home at 9.30 pm.. I was not happy with what I shot..I hate flash , but there was nothing else I could do,and I shoot with a defective Nikon D80..

This too constitutes Hope and Hindutva a message of Peace shot by the barefeet blogger of Mumbai..

Backstage Ramlila Pictures on Hold..

Backstage Ramlila Pictures on Hold.., originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. I am keeping this lot and another lot of pictures shot backstage today in abeyance here at Flickr in order to post the last segment of Ramlila and the burning of the effigy of Ravan.

Shia Pandit and Ramlila

The Shia Pandit and Ramlila