This is one old temple, thousands of years old in fact. It is the ancient temple of Tanjore in India. Here we see a little boy who has run ahead of his family, patiently waiting for them to catch him up. Slow pokes. He seems to be calmly looking forward into his future, although he is very much in the present, in that very moment. Maybe we all should take a page out of his book and live in the present once and for all.
This analogue photograph is one of the six part series of tranquil black and white scenes that Prarthana Modi has captured as part of The Awesome collection.
About the artist
Prarthana Modi (1978, India) is a photographer based in New Delhi.
If you are tired of the noise, of the colourful neon lights, of the flatscreens and the 3d movies, if you are at the point of ripping your clothes off, growing a long beard, and run back to nature to live off roots and berries...stop for a moment. Relax. Let yourself be charmed by the timeless and moving images that Prarthana Modi captures with her elegant black and white. Then, if you still want to escape civilization, we...
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