January 16, 2016

Beat the Drum

Photograph by Prasad Perakam, National Geographic Your Shot

Students study the chenda, or wooden drum, at India’s Kerala Kalamandalam, a famous art and culture school. “After a while [the] teacher asked them to take a break, but one student was continuing his practice,” says photographer Prasad Perakam. “That showed me his passion and dedication to this art.”

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4 comments
R. C.
R. C.

I beat the drum!!!!!!

Cindy Alford
Cindy Alford

This is a very natural looking photo, the lighting is great.....outstanding photo..

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