D300 ISO 400 f5.6 1/60 18-105mm lens
A typical step from Bharatnatyam dance at the dinner following the engagement of Romita & Wilson. Importance is given to facial expressions and hand postures.
Bharatanatyam is a classic dance form originating in Tamil Nadu, a state in Southern India and is also the National Dance of India. This dance form denotes various 19th and 20th century reconstructions of Cathir, the art of temple dancers. Cathir in turn, is derived from ancient dance forms. Bharatanatyam is usually accompanied by the classical Carnatic music.