Chinese brush painting

Traditional Chinese brush painting demonstrated by Shuhua Jin at Art in Action

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Clowns International 70th Annual Church Service at All Saints, Haggerston. The clowns attend in full costume and give thanks for the gift of laughter and honour the father of present day clowns, Joseph Grimaldi, who died in 1837
Sir Thomas Tyldesley's Regiment of Foote assemble on the Mall before marching to Horse Guards Parade to commemorate the execution of King Charles I
The Reverand Alan Hughes sets out from St. James Palace to lead the King's Army, of the English Civil War Society, in their annual commemoration parade of the execution of Charles I
High tide at Rotherhithe
The Pandemonium Drummers rehearse their Magic Panda Samba routine before taking part in the annual New Year Parade
Swimmers from the Serpentine Club in Hyde Park after their paticipation in the annual Christmas morning race for the Peter Pan cup
At the start of the third leg of the charity fund raising event The London Pantomime Horse Race outside the Greenwich Tavern
The Maitreya Loving Kindness Buddha relics on display at the Jamyang Buddhist Centre
A large crowd in Trafalgar Square watch the traditional Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The tree is an annual gift from the people of Norwy for their apreciation of Britain's support during World War II
A remembrance ceremony organised by the Western Front Association at Victoria station to mark the occasion of the arrival of the body of the British unknown warrior on the 10th November 1920 before it was formally interred at Westminster Abbey the following day
The London to Brighton veteran car run
The annual national Trafalgar Day parade in Trafalgar Square
The river front at Greenwich
Floating Cinema, London
Cardboard Tower, Deptford
Open-Air Theatre Season at More London
Spitalfields Tea Dance
Swan Uppers prepare to leave Eton
Cart Marking Ceremony
The Annual Vintners Procession
City of London Festival
The New Waterloo
Waterloo 200
Modball Rally
The Knollys Rose Ceremony
Jupiter London Nocturne
Joe Grimaldi's memorial
Queen's Carriage
Alexander Von Humboldt arrival
May Fayre Covent Garden
Punch and Judy festival
Cavalry Sunday
Little Venice
Deptford Jack and Fowler's Troop
The London Marathon
Celebrating St George's Day
St George's Day in Southwark
Queen's Gun Salute
Wapping Police Station from the foreshore at King Stairs
The foreshore near Rotherhithe
Blackheath Morris Men Easter Monday
Passion of Jesus Trafalgar Square, London
Spring Equinox Tower Hill
St. Colman's Pipe Band
Pancake Race
Clowns Annual Service
Blessing the Thames
The Mummers play
Holly Man arrives by boat
New Years Day Parade
Blessing of the Crib Ceremony
Lord Mayor arrives on Gloriana
October Plenty, Borough Market
The Hobby Horse
October Plenty
Dawn over Canary Wharf
Tower Bridge and the City
Great River Race crew
Great River Race 2014
Horseman's Sunday, St. John's Hyde Park
Thames Barrier, London
Woolwich Pier
Woolwich Pier at dawn
The Thames at Greenwich
West from King's Stairs
From Tower Bridge west
Nishan Singh Nihang
Golden Temple in Amritsar: Punjab
Sacred Lake at Rewalsar
Rewalsar: Himachal Pradesh
Monks at prayer,Nyingmapa Monastery: Rewalsar
Zigar Institute: Rewalsar
Young Buddhist monks: Rewalsar
Nyingmapa Monastery:Rewalsar
Sacred Lake at Manimahesh
The pilgrimage to Manimahesh
Manimahesh yatra
Bharmour: Himachal Pradesh
Fireworks by Woolwich Pier
Fireworks at Greenwich
Late summer evening by the Thames
Willow weaving
London skyline from Greenwich 3
Phill checks a spoke
London skyline from Greenwich 2
Rain clouds
Westminster Day of Dance
London skyline from Greenwich 1
May Day Box Hill
Box Hill at Dawn
St. George's Day in the City of London
Boats taking pilgrims back to Varanasi
Sadhu from Niranjani Akhara portrait
Sadhus decorated with garlands
Niranjani Akhara
A sadhu checks himself in the mirror
Prayers before the Devta
Candles by the Ganges Varanasi
Evening prayers
Ramayana reading Varanasi
South Indian pilgrims Varanasi
Dawn puja Varanasi
A pilgrim meditates Varanasi
Moni Baba Varanasi
Om Giri
Sadhu rinses a pot Varanasi
Pots tird to a Peeple tree
Prayag Ghat
Bathing ritual by the Ganges
Priest blesses a pilgrim with a tika
Bhart Pandey
Nepali Temple Varanasi
Morning aarti Varanasi
Pilgrims on Hanuman Ghat Varanasi
Prayers to the Goddess Ganga
Ashram puja Varanasi
Pilgrim sitting in a temple Varanasi
Burning pyres Varanasi
Bathing at sunrise
Milan Bharti
Early morning dip in the Ganga
Naga sadhus arrive in Varanasi from the Kumbh Mela
Ram Naresh Giri
Sunrise over the Ganges at Varanasi
Harishchandra Ghat Varanasi
Pilgrim Varanasi
Vaishnavite pilgrims Varanasi
Morning Puja Varanasi
Eternal flame Varanasi
Pavan Dass
A morning prayer
Ganges fishermen
Evening Arti
Balak Dass
Basant Panchami
Balak Dass finishes adjusting his turban
Parkash Muni smokes a chilum
Sunset over the Sangam
Near Allahabad
Sunrise at the Kumbh
Aarti by the ganges
Sun sets over the festival
Naga procession to bathe
Naga Babas by the fire
Maha Dev Giri and two chelas
Evening Aarti
Balak Muni
Udasin reading the Gita
Haridwar Dass Udasin
Maha Dev Giri
Kedara Anand Giri
Ash tika
Surayand Sarswati
Prayer songs Kumbh Mela
Early morning Aarti Kumbh Mela
Vasu Dev Giri meditates
Kamlesh Giri
Ram Bharti
Sadhus walk to their initiation ceremony
Baharat Rajandera Nand Sarswati
Karan Giri overlooks initiates
Juna Akhara initiates
Kedara Anand Giri and chela
Boatbuilder, by the Thames Richmond
Lamp light by Battersea Bridge
Boats near Battersea
The S.A Augulhas moored alongside HMS Belfast
Over looking the Thames at Battersea Bridge
Near Albert Bridge
Chelsea Wharf
View over to Chelsea Harbour
London Eye and the Palace of Westminster 3
London Eye and the Palace of Westminster 2
Carving Joseph
London Eye and the Palace of Westminster
The Berry Man
Autumn sunset
Tower Bridge from Hermitage Moorings
Jane Corbett at work in her studio 6
Pearly king's at St. Martin in the Fields church
Costermongers Harvest Festival
A clearing sky
Autumn rain
Setting sun on Thames skyline
Great river Race
Silhouette of Battersea Power Station
Fireworks over Tower Bridge to mark the closing of the Paralympic Games
HMS Ocean moored on the Thames near Greenwich
Palace of Westminster
Battersea Power Station
HMS Ocean on the Thames
Angel canal festival
Thatchers, Lopen Somerset
The symbol of the Paralympic Games the three agitos hang from Tower Bridge
HMS Ocean moored near Greenwich to provide a security base for the London Olympics
The Thames from Woolwich Pier
Woolwich Pier at sunset
The Belem in the Pool of London
Tower Bridge at dawn from Old Billingsgate Market during London 2012
King's Stairs riverside
Tall ships moored at Woolwich
Olympic rings suspended from Tower Bridge
The Belema, a three masted barque from France moored on the Thames at Chambers Wharf as part of Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee Pageant
Tall ship Pelican and the three masted barque Belem at first light on the morning of the Diamond Jubilee Thames Pageant
Liam Reeves glassmaker 4
George Dyer in his shop
Morris dancing in the City of London
Evening sky over the City 1
Tower Bridge from Bermondsey Wall
London skyline and the Thames
Sufi shrine Aishmuqan, Kashmir
Shrove Tuesday in the City
Fireworks over Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
Members of Sir William Pennyman's Regiment
Commemoration of the execution of king Charles I on Horse Guards
Sir Richard Grenvile's Regiment of horse pass down the Mall
The working forge
Cutting winter rice
The Shard and Tower Bridge at sunset
New year's celebration
Celebrating the New Year
Fireworks, Hastings
Naga Babas bathe in the Ganges, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Celebrating the new lord mayor of London
O2 arena at dawn
John Leach potter's wheel
Tower Bridge and City of London
Thames Festival, London
Tower Bridge, London
The Sculptor, Art in Action
Painter at work, Art in Action
Jeffery Courtney
Anna Knights
Richard Tratt, Art in Action
Chinese brush painting
Miniature specialist Anton Pukov
Reading the Gita, Rishikesh
Just above Gangotri
Gaumukh, source of Ganges
Nearing the end of trek, Gaumukh
Small temple at Gaumukh
Bhagirathi peaks Gaumukh
Trek to Gaumukh, Himalayas
Trek to Gaumukh
Registration, Pokhara, Nepal
'The beauty parade' Central Selection, Pokhara, eastern Nepal
Waiting to be tested, Dharan, eastern Nepal
The documentation process, Dharan, Eastern Nepal
Swearing an oath of allegiance, Pokhara, Nepal
Physical tests, Dharan, eastern Nepal
Briefing, Jiri, eastern Nepal
Washing in river, Pokara, Nepal
Written tests, Dharan, eastern Nepal
The doko race, near Pokhara, eastern Nepal
Measuring up, Phidim, Nepal
Heaves at the bar, Dharan, Nepal
Nihangs washing horses, Sangrur
Monks overlooking valley
Monks celebrate with music and chanting
Monks collecting grass for livestock
After his bath
Monk making rope
Dancing monks Majuli
Monks receiving prashad
Young Missing boy, Majuli Assam
Traditional fishing Majuli
Chela Old Delhi
Jamia Masjid, Srinagar
Vegtable market Kashmir
Sorting the saffron at home
Maqdoom Sahib
Saffron harvest
Young sadhu smoking
Kamal Giri
The shrine Baba Reishi
Fisherman Sonepur Mela
Attending to his cows at dawn
Canary Wharf, London
Blue monks during Holi
Holy bath at Sonepur
Tower Bridge
London Eye
New Year Celebration, London Eye
Shepherds take a break, Rajasthan
Shepherd, near Barmer, Rajasthan
Shepherd, Barmer, Rajasthan
Sadhu visit Rajasthan
Making butter milk
Opium preperation Rajasthan
Packing up at Pushkar camel fair
Nath yogi, Rajasthan
A young Nath yogi
Packing up at Pushkar fair
Inspecting the camels at Pushkar
Nath yogis Pushkar
Price negotiation Pushkar camel fair
Sunrise at the Pushkar camel fair
Camel trader at Pushkar Fair
Camel traders at Pushkar Fair
Camel Fair, Pushkar
Fishing, Himachal Pradesh
Under tree overlooking Godavari
Overlooking the Godavari
Hazoor Sahib
Preparing prashad
Preparing for a theatrical episode
Applying makeup
Returning with grass in boats, Majuli
Lord Ram backstage
Theatrical performance, majuli
Monk and plough, Majuli
Drummers in temple, Majuli
Thames near Blackfriers Bridge, London
Boatman, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Young sannyasi, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Ganges at Dawn, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Makar Sankranti, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Naga Babas, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Evening Ritual, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Rajasthani Pilgrim, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Bathing and Prayers, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Young monk at entrance to Tawang Monastery
Senior Lama with younger monk
Senior Lama Tawang Monestry
Bhuddist monks in temple
Grooming Barji
Nihangs by canal near Mudki
Cow watching elephants pass by
Returning with grass
Nihang camp
Skinning of the goat
Goat slaughter
On a path near Kasail
Tying a turban
Gulalipura: Punjab
Returning at sunset
Rupkund on the Nanda Devi Raj Jat, Garwhal Himalayas
By the Wayside, Royal Pilgrimage, Himalayas
Near Bedni Bughal, Nanda Devi Royal Pilgrimage, Himalayas
On the Royal Pilgrimage: Garhwal Himalayas
Bathing in Mountain River, Nanda Devi Raj Jat, Garwhal Himalayas
Hindu Priest, Meadow of Melancholy, Himalayas
Naga Baba, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Hindu Austerity, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Pilgrims at shrine of Aishmuqan
Nishan Sahibs and horse
Collecting grass
Sahai Tibbi, Punjab
Ardas Anandpur Sahib
Young Nihang
Horse shoe replacement
Shaheedhi Bhag, Anandpur Sahib
Boiling pot at Shaheedhi Bhag
Nihangs on horseback at Hola
Taking Amrit
Amrit ceremony
Finishing a Cigarette, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Sadhu Portrait, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Ash Smeared Sadhu, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Seva Dar, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Sadhu Kumbh Mela, Hardwar.
Evening Bathing Ritual, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Nandi Bharti, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Prayers, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Celebrating With Fire, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Rebirth, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Brightly Coloured Tent, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
The Mark of Lord Shiva, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Morning Bathing, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Udasin Meditates, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Naga Baba outside his tent, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Royal Bath, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Har Ki Puri, Hardwar, Kumbh Mela
After His Bath, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Bathing Ghat, Kumnb Mela, Hardwar
Morning Mantra, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Seated Naga Baba, Kumbh Mela Hardwar
Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Sacred Fire, Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Personal Prayers, Kumbh Mela Allahabad
The Ganges at Hardwar, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Sadhu, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Winnowing rice
Harvesting rice
Sadhu sitting on bridge, Himalayas
Sowing seeds, Bihar
Working the land, Bihar
Sonepur elephant fair
Boatmen at Sonepur
Tea plucking
Nihangs drinking shadai
Battersea near the River Thames, London
Hindu Sannyasi, Kumbh Mela Allahabad
Fishing in mountain lake
Jelhum river, Kashmir
Flower seller Kashmir
Pilgrims on ponies Armanath
Pilgrim Armanath
Lakhshman Puri
Combat training with kukri, Bosnia
Celebrating Tihar, Bosnia
Remembrance parade, Bosnia
Last post, Banja Luka, Bosnia
Gurkhas search a building, Bosnia
Gurkhas in Bosnia
Passing out parade, Catterick Camp
The final parade, Catterick Camp
In the gym, Catterick camp
Tactical training, Otterburn
Kukri drill, Catterick Camp
Infantry exercise, Scotland
Dressing for final parade, Catterick Camp
Gurkha recruits in Blackpool
Drill, Caterick Camp
Physical training, Catterick Camp
Tika ceremony, Catterick Camp
Final exercise, Norfolk
Platoon run, Scotland
Millenium footbridge
Timed run, Pokhara, Nepal
Candidate told he has passed, Pohkara, Nepal
New kit, Pokhara, Nepal
Haircuts, Pokhara, Nepal
Hampton Court
Exercising horses
Harian Belan
Baba Santa Singh, Anandpur Sahib
Gurkha jungle exercise
Balbir Singh and horse
Nihangs on horses near Thuri, Punjab
Preparing breakfast
Preparation of evening sermon
Nihangs Chapati making
Grooming a horse
Nihangs making shadai
Balbir Singh reads under tree
Megh Singh
The Golden Temple, Amritsar
"Maha Akhal"
Michel del Campo demonstrating at Art in Action 2009
Art in Action, Linda Bloomfield
Crossing river at Hola Mohalla
Preparing sukhar in the mist
Monks, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad
Fishing, Majuli, Assam
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In the mountains near Kedarnath (<a href="" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
With Nihangs in Anandpur Sahib, Punjab (<a href="" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Travelling with the flower man on Nageen Lake, Srinagar, Kashmir (<a href="" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Photographing Nihangs of the Baba Bakala Dal (<a href="" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Portrait session with young sadhu during the Kumbh Mela in Hardwar (<a href="" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Photographing on the bathing ghats at Hardwar during the Kumbh Mela (<a href="" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Photographing in Varanasi (<a target="_blank" href="">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
With Baba Avtar Singhji and Buga Singh and members and friends of Baba Bidi Chand Dal in Anandpur Sahib. (<a href="" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Taking a breather on the Armanath Yatra, Kashmir (<a href="" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Gurdwara under construction at Shaeedi Bhag, Anandpur Sahib (<a href="" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)