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Nilesh Bhange

Nilesh Bhange



I am a hobby photographer looking for interesting shots from daily life and everyday subjects. I do photography in family trips, have fun with street photography and still life. I hope you will enjoy shots in my gallery.
  • Canon 5D Mark II
  • Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
  • Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
  • Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
  • Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L IS USM

The Spirit Of Indian Fair

Published September 14th, 2011

In Indian city & villages the fair/Mela other than festival & cultural activities are being regularly devised. It mainly contains various adventure sports specially for kids like giant wheel & rides. I visited such fair with my kid & sharing some shots showing the spirit of Indian Mela. Mostly there fairs are being run during vacation of children's like summer vacation, Diwali vacation,new year celebration etc.

Mela is a Sanskrit word meaning 'gathering' or 'to meet' or a Fair. It is used in the Indian subcontinent for all sizes of gathering and can be religious, commercial, and cultural or sports. In rural traditions melas or village fairs were (and in some cases still are) of great importance. This led to their export around the world by south Asian communities wishing to bring something of that tradition to their new countries.

The purpose of these fairs is to offer an opportunity to enjoy amusement rides like Giant Wheel, fun slide, merry-go-round, toy trains etc. It also has Ind ...

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