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Children's Day in India..

Posted by
Sunder (Chennai, India) on 14 November 2010 in Abstract & Conceptual and Portfolio.

14 th November is the birthday anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru - the FIRST prime minister of Independant India.

He loved children a lot and this day is celebrated all over our country as Childrens Day.

Among flowers, Rose was his favorite.

To symbolise the above, I searched my archives for pictures of roses and could land up only with these...

This picture is not great ...
but due to lack of time ..keeping the anniversary in mind,
I concentrated on the concept and symbolisation in the picture - rather than the actual picture...
I hope all is forgiven.

Canon EOS 1000D 2/5 seconds F/5.6 ISO 800 42 mm

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Joli bouquet de roses !

14 Nov 2010 5:50am

Chris Pereira from San Jose, CA, United States

beautiful flowers

14 Nov 2010 5:56am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Well presented for the symbolism of the day.

14 Nov 2010 6:11am

Bill Brown from California, United States

No need to apologize, it is a beautiful image. I like the softness, it's also symbolic of a soft and cuddly young child.

14 Nov 2010 6:32am

Khatoon from tehran, Iran

Beautiful composition ! :)

14 Nov 2010 6:38am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

The colors are stunning! Great shot!

14 Nov 2010 6:47am

SOUL AFLAME from The bosom of Mother Nature, United Kingdom

The symbolism you've captured works beautifully, Sunder.

14 Nov 2010 6:51am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A lovely tribute!

14 Nov 2010 7:31am

Anne from a little red dot, Singapore

A beautiful tribute, well seen. Great.

14 Nov 2010 7:34am

Jyoti from Mumbai, India


14 Nov 2010 7:54am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Beauitful colours.

14 Nov 2010 8:57am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Nehru was a grand man, with a grand vision. Kids are all our futures!

14 Nov 2010 8:59am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A nice tribute... would like to see all children happy on this "cildren day"... but unfortunatly...

14 Nov 2010 9:01am

Antoine from France

Great shot and the colors are very nice. Have a lovely day Sunder.

14 Nov 2010 9:17am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

A nice bouquet of roses to mark the event, superb shot. Good day.

14 Nov 2010 9:23am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Happy Children day :))) Very nice capture Sunder. Have a lovely sunday :)

14 Nov 2010 9:48am

Richard Standley from Carquefou, France

A wonderful roses arrangement to celebrate this special day!
We are both on roses today.

14 Nov 2010 10:14am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Enjoyed your roses on Nehru's Children's Day

14 Nov 2010 10:31am

fabrizio from roma, Italy

wonderful tribute!!!! great day

14 Nov 2010 10:56am

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

The symbolism is conveyed.

14 Nov 2010 11:14am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

5 stars. I like this shot a lot

14 Nov 2010 11:22am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

My favorite also with children ... A true homage! I love to know! I join in your tribute Best regards, Adela

14 Nov 2010 11:32am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

what a lovely festivity - and very generous to make his birthday the children´s day! Happy partying!!!

14 Nov 2010 11:36am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

de belles couleurs pour ces jolies roses !

14 Nov 2010 11:48am

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

Beautiful roses !

14 Nov 2010 11:57am

JJ from Jersey City, United States

I never knew the history of childrens day there, thanks for the info

14 Nov 2010 12:31pm

tataray from france, France

Magnifique bouquet .))
J'adore ces couleurs.

14 Nov 2010 3:11pm

Don from Spokane, United States

It's more important to honor the day that to be too particular about the picture. I like your rose picture for the fine colors and depth it has. Nice post.

14 Nov 2010 4:09pm

Sonia Nansid from Barcelona Stockholm, Sweden

Beautiful colors! I wish it had a bit of better focus, if you dont mind me saying it!

14 Nov 2010 4:33pm

@Sonia Nansid: No, not at are right- the focus could have been better.

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

It is a beautiful image.
Maybe we should start World Children's Day.

14 Nov 2010 5:03pm

marci from somewhere in..., Morocco

lovely image and wonderful information that it represents!

14 Nov 2010 5:24pm

Céline from New York City, United States

Nice colors !

14 Nov 2010 5:29pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Happy Children's Day

14 Nov 2010 5:46pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

Beautiful composition!

14 Nov 2010 6:04pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A beautiful tribute to both the children and to "Chacha Nehru"! Well done Sunder! ;-)

14 Nov 2010 6:19pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

beautiful roses and some special mood around them :)

14 Nov 2010 6:32pm

P. Morris from Toronto, N.Y.C., and Saskatoon Canada, Canada

Children so seldomly receive roses.

14 Nov 2010 6:33pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

hermosos colores

14 Nov 2010 6:58pm

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

Very nice bouquet of roses

14 Nov 2010 7:08pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful roses. A colourful tribute to Nehru. Excellent Sunder.

14 Nov 2010 7:23pm

Georgie from Sherwood Park, Canada

This picture is perfect for this special day. Wonderful!!

14 Nov 2010 8:14pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

really lovely shot

14 Nov 2010 9:05pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

Great sensation and feel!!!

14 Nov 2010 9:36pm

Tulip from kerman, Iran

very nice

14 Nov 2010 10:02pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

I love that there is a childrens day - Beautiful roses for a beautiful day.

14 Nov 2010 10:58pm

ORBIT from Kerman, Iran

Just beautiful. : )

15 Nov 2010 12:38am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

A wonderful shot! I love the bright colors and the idea of Children's Day which I just learned about from your father.

15 Nov 2010 1:59am

Satvik from Columbus, United States

Lovely colors and composition !

15 Nov 2010 3:35am

sunstone_maria from California, United States

Happy Children's Day! You know I like the flowers a lot because it is very personal photo - I like the way you describe the image. Thank you for sharing the beautiful tradition with others. Thank you!

15 Nov 2010 3:37am

Dana from Burbank, United States

A marvelous tribute -- for the love of children. Vivid reds. And a tribute to the next generation.

15 Nov 2010 4:04am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Beautiful shot.. Happy Children's day!!

15 Nov 2010 9:56am

POBSB from Tilburg, Netherlands

wonderful capture. I like the square format

15 Nov 2010 10:30am

Canon EOS 1000D
2/5 seconds
ISO 800
42 mm