"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

Ready and almost willing


Picture of a worker in the Koottickal Rubber Factory, Kerala.

6 responses

  1. Even if i don’t respond – just wanted you to know that i look at every photo that you put on – and love the detail, purity, colour……….. of the photo

    February 7, 2012 at 7:11 am

    • Thank you. You’re very kind!

      February 7, 2012 at 7:16 am

  2. The lighting in the background is quite striking.

    February 7, 2012 at 9:36 am

    • The lighting was effectively all from the background. The factory itself is very dimly lit.

      February 7, 2012 at 5:51 pm

  3. Toffeeapple

    He looks very happy and cheerful, love the colour of his headgear.

    February 8, 2012 at 12:41 am

    • Yes, he seems to sport a certain jauntiness in both his headgear and general demeanour!

      February 8, 2012 at 7:11 am

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