20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Shades of Saffron

Part of a larger series of candid shots taken in India that feature various shades of saffron (a significant color for Indians, especially Hindus, Jains, and Buddhists and is the color that makes up the top portion of the flag of India). It was taken along the river Ganges as a boy is passed a mirror to check the mark he just received on his forehead from a priest. Varanasi, India 2022

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Varanasi, India
Camera: LEICA Q2
Copyright: © Jonathan Jasberg