Archive for Holiday

Happy Victory Day to all my Bengali Friends

Posted in Asia, Bangladesh, Color, Photography, River with tags , , , , , on December 16, 2014 by marlandphotos

An ingenious way to display the Bangladesh Flag on the Bhramaputra River in Mymensingh, Bangladesh!


A photo of myself sporting the Bangla flag!


Happy Thanksgiving Day to all My American Friends

Posted in Alice, India, Portraits, travel photography with tags , , , on November 27, 2014 by marlandphotos

I am for sure thankful for my wonderful wife, Alice!!


The First Thanksgiving

How many people really know how Thanksgiving began? I would venture to guess that even most Christians can’t tell you the real story of the first Thanksgiving celebration. The modern day version of Thanksgiving was held in 1621 at the Plymouth Plantation. The pilgrims had a harvest feast after the growing season to give praise to God for his blessings. The pilgrims had plenty of things to complain about. Half of the people had died during the harsh winter of starvation or disease. Despite all of this death and disease, the pilgrims were still thankful and grateful for everything they had. During the early days, the Thanksgiving holiday was celebrated at different times in the different colonies. The annual day of Thanksgiving did not get an official date until the Civil War., when it was instituted by Abraham Lincoln

Another Eid ul Adha Portrait

Posted in Bangladesh, Dhaka, Holiday, Street Photography with tags , , , , , , on October 6, 2014 by marlandphotos

My friend Tumon utilizing a reflection.

Catching the Reflecttion

Catching the Reflecttion

Portrait on Eid ul Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) a Muslim Holiday

Posted in Advertisement, Bangladesh, Holiday, Portraits with tags , , , , , , on October 6, 2014 by marlandphotos

Portrait taken on Eid ul Adha or Feast of Sacrifice of our neighbor’s househelper!



Young Lad in Front of Shuttered Store

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on July 30, 2014 by marlandphotos

Eid Holidays with many stores closed. A time to celebrate with friends.

A young Lad on Asad Avenue, near Town Hall, Mohammadpur, Bangladesh.


Decorating the Street for the Bengali New Year

Posted in Art, Bangladesh, Holiday, Night Photography, Photography, Street Photography with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 16, 2014 by marlandphotos

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Happy Bengali New Year 1421

Posted in Bangladesh, Holiday, Night Photography, Photography, Street Photography with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 14, 2014 by marlandphotos

Tired Painter on Manik Mia in the Capital City of Dhaka, Bangladesh