Wherever I go, I try to remember my camera.
I am fortunate.
Due to a steady flow of tourists, the local population are pretty inured to photographers capturing their images.
Tact and sensitivity are especially required, however, when taking pictures of women:
A male stranger attempting to photograph a woman can cause offence.
By respecting my neighbour’s customs and dignity, I have mostly avoided misunderstandings.
I get it decidedly wrong
And photograph a less than ecstatic subject..
Picture “stolen” in Palace Road, Cochin.