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Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt [FDR]

President of the United States (1932-1945)

Snapshots of Life

from the Smithsonian


Pulikali (Tiger Dance) is among the most famous folk artforms in Kerala. On the fourth day of the harvest festival of Onam, in Thrissur district artists paint their bodies like tigers with stripes of yellow, red and black, and dance to the rhythm of traditional percussion instrum...More

Sheerer and Sheep

Part of the series "Honest Agriculture" this photograph documents the working lives of farmers and workers in the surrounding valley where my own family farm resides, In this shot we see a sheerer in a barn holding a ewe before he starts to remove her fleece.

Just Fly

A series of abstract minimalist landscapes about a form in the nature and their communication with people

The Wall of Death

Motorbike symbolizes the speed & motion. Here 3 motor bikers performing their action with in a wall of death at Sonepur cattle fair, Bihar, India.

Hope for New Vision

A group of elderly women back from an eye operation camp are waiting for their eye bandages to remove. A women who has her eye operated earlier is giving them a word of encouragement.