World Photography Day: 5 pictures that show the incredible diversity in India

Celebrate this World Photography day by exploring new heights of your photography skills

World Photography Day is celebrated on August 19 every year so that people across the world can express their feelings through the art of photography. The aim of the day is to hold discussions about photography and encourage interested people to pursue a career in photography. Also, people who have inspired others to become photographers are remembered on this day. There is a photographer hidden in almost all of us. Don’t believe us, look at your Instagram handle which is filled with beautiful landscapes, shots of yummy foods, selfies from the perfect angle and many more. While you celebrate the day exploring new heights of your photography skills, have a look at 5 best pictures that shows the incredible diversity of India.


Come All Ye Faithful

India is a country of more than 19,500 mother tongues and it is said that language changes in India after every 15 to 20 kilometres at the level of communicative styles. This image by Meena Kadri shows a street sign indicating the complexity of communication across languages in the country.

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The image has been captured by Arunesh Mishra, a travel photographer who found this amazing portrait in Varanasi. The image beautifully captures the essence of Hinduism in the city.


In the picture, we could see four beautiful women performing the classical dance of India Bharatnatyam. It is a major form of classical dance which was nurtured in the temples and courts of the southern part of India since ancient times.


The image of two beautiful Nagaland girls is a testament of the diversity of our country. If we have tall buildings in cities then we also have century-old tradition and culture.


jumping for me

The image shows which swimming pool poor children relish. The photographer PEE VEE wrote in the caption of this image that the image is taken in a small fishing hamlet, Thazhankuppam which is around 2o kilometres away from Chennai.

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