A subdued palette.
The next chapter in an ongoing series.
Faces of Goa.
We saw the lone figure tending to his buffaloes in the village of Anconem, north Goa, on a rainy afternoon. Krishna was equipped with his sickle and a rain cover made of sack cloth, known in Konkani as kaambol, traditionally worn by those who exert their limbs for a living.
Dive-bombed by Arctic terns.
The Oystercatchers in the first two images below were perturbed by my intrusion into their nesting space and registered their displeasure with harried calls. Soon thereafter the nearby colony of Arctic terns sensed my presence, and the reaction was fierce. They set upon me with an intent to draw blood (see the video). Alfred Hitchcock’s classic, The Birds, came to mind on this magnificently eerie afternoon on the beach in Trékyllisvík, a remote bay on Iceland‘s Strandir coast.
The Arctic terns (Kría in Icelandic) fly enormous distances – enormous as in over 22,000 miles one way – to nest in Iceland.
The video is shot in 4K and is best seen in full-screen mode.