Serving Up Curry and Naan in Kumartuli

Serving Up Curry and Naan in Kumartuli

Down a narrow, winding lane in Kumartuli (Potter’s Town) in Kolkata , India, a vendor is busy serving up curry and naan to the lunch time crowd. The potters here are putting the finishing touches on effigies of Durga and her consorts as Kolkata’s Durga Puja festival about to begin.

Kumartuli Food Vendor, Kolkata, India

Ron Mayhew

Fine Art Photographer specializing in Still Life and Commercial Photography.

This Post Has 16 Comments

  1. Love that opening portrait Ron! Wonderful work.

    1. Thank you Tina. I included the second photo to give the first a little sense of place.

  2. Great capture, Ron. Love the B&W portrait. What a great face he has. πŸ™‚

    1. Thanks so much Sylvia. Indeed, he has a great face and the gray hair, which is unusual for Indians, just adds to the image.

    1. Thanks Cardinal. It is almost unanimous.

  3. I love these pictures, especially the black and white. As always, your photography is stunning. πŸ™‚

    1. Thanks JoAnn. So nice to hear from you.

  4. Another great face!The illumination was very wow.

    1. Thank you David. I appreciate your commenting.

  5. I am from India and I am glad to have found your pictures. Great shots. Love the opening picture. I hope you have many more such visits to India. And when you do, you should visit some southern villages here which are filled with picturesque farms.

    1. I am glad you found my blog too. Thank you for your kind words. Actually, we will be spending some time in Kerala in March and looking forward to it.

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