Saturday, February 18, 2012

Shadow Shot Sunday 2 - Jaipur Cows Resting in the Shade - February 19, 2012

A beloved Indian friend and fellow blogger gets a bit annoyed at me when I
post pictures of cows or elephants and the like.  He tells me I am not showing
the true beauty of India and I am giving people a distorted view and feeding
in to stereotypes.  Well, I have to disagree with him.  I absolutely love India
and will post pictures of all that I see, including the amazing temples and
their ancient history, the interesting festival, the beautiful faces of the
people, the interesting modes of transportation, AND the animals.  I, for
one, love the cows - their sweet gentle faces and so I take many pictures of
them.  I guess, having spent several years of my childhood on a farm, I am
drawn to these creatures.

So, dear blogging friend, forgive me, but, for two days in a row, my post
is about cows.  I post it with love...of India, its beauty and its creatures, and
of you.

I am participating in Shadow Shot Sunday 2 - post your shadow shot and join
in the fun!


  1. Delightful shadowy rural scene with the cows as cameo features! Beautiful!

  2. Very nice shot.

    Regards and best wishes

  3. Very interesting! I like the tangled green forms of the trees reflected on the stark white ground.
    Happy Shadow Shot Sunday!
    Lea's Menagerie

  4. Anonymous3:28 AM

    Hey Carmen u are showing pictures that are real i dont no why ur fellow bloggers have to get up set theses are the facts about India

  5. I love cows too so I'm very happy to see them!

  6. What a peaceful scene!

    Thank you for your contribution to Shadow Shot Sunday 2.

    Dried Roses Shadow, have a blessed Sunday.

  7. Great shot!!!! Love the soft feel of it!


  8. Yes, what would life be without cows!
    4 months over there, lucky you. Are you ready to go home?

  9. Well I, for one, love to see photos of cows. The lighting is wonderful in this photo!

    Love your Mardi Gras header! :) Laissez les bons temps rouler!

  10. Amazing capture! Nature in harmony!

  11. And they moo-moo here and moo-moo there.

  12. Nice shot, looking forward to more architectural beauty.

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