Category Archives: Photography

Burma 2018

It’s been a while. Went shooting the other day. Captured a sequence of images on the ferry to a town across Yangon. Knew there was a lesson to be learned. Only crystallized when I attempted turning the images into a comic. Another lesson learned – never attempt something just because […]

Faces of Gujurat

As the autowallah maneuvered his vehicle through the clogged arteries of the old city, he decided to break the silence with an offhand comment about the “unchecked” mushrooming of roadside stalls. They were never here during the Congress’s rule you know. Only once Bajpah (BJP) came into power did we […]

Against Forgetting

“The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting” Milan Kundera’s oft quoted statement kept slipping in and out of the shadows over the last 9 days – literal shadows hunching around street corners, lurking under flyovers, while the insidious kinds, cloaked within statements and observations […]

Munsiari 2016 – Part 2 – [People]

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving […]

A Palace For Goats

“Its interiors were once adorned with expensive carpets and exclusive chandeliers. The gardens blossomed with flowers and fountains made the ambience livelier. A marvellous piece of European style architecture …. the Khursheed Jah Devdi in Hussaini Alam” “It was constructed by Paigah noble Nawab Fakhruddin, who built several other palaces […]

The D750 Comes Home

Finally moved from the D200 to the D750, after having used the former for close to 6 years. What necessitated the move? An impending trip to Switzerland, the desire to move to a full frame camera and a good deal on the body. Field testing took place in an area […]

Modern Art aka Interpretation is King

“The strangeness will wear off and I think we will discover the deeper meanings in modern art.” Jackson Pollock The event was “Inbox – Ramaniyam 2015” at Hill Fort Palace, Hyderabad. Male, Homo sapiens, of the friends persuasion thought it would be a good idea to drop by the place […]


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