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Weekly Photo challenge: Spring

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned

Abandoned places have a certain mystique surrounding them. With the face of Mumbai changing fast, I’m glad there are some places that will remain a testimony to the city’s history even if unused. These pictures are of a vet hospital … Continue reading

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Ganesha, our cosmic symbol of life and death

For a majority of worshippers it’s not possible to worship the formless. Lord Ganesha, the supreme being Ganpati (the elephant of elephants; the son of beautiful goddess Parvati; the god with a child’s body and an elephant’s head) must follow … Continue reading

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Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai: If there is no celebration, there is no worship

The giant street party has begun in the city. Today we mark the first day of the 11 day festival when we worship and hope that the lord will make our wishes come true. Everybody go ‘Ganpati Bappa Morya’ (Lord, … Continue reading

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World Photography day: it’s everyday for me

In a world that is becoming more and more hostile towards street photography, its possible to meet some innocent folk in India who are just the opposite. Instead of finding that decisive candid moment, one has to contend with families … Continue reading

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Indian Street photography: the shutter in the clutter

With a camera, a fleeting moment transforms into a permanent memory of life, captured like a butterfly in a net. The streets, particularly in India offer enormous opportunities for candid photography. The diversity and plethora of cultures and subcultures can … Continue reading

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Mumbai rains: revel in the muck

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Sulafest 2011: 25 reasons why you should have been there

If you live in Mumbai, there is every reason to go to Nasik in February. The weather is pleasant and the ride, smooth. It’s only a 3 hour drive by road on a smart, new highway. Then of course there’s … Continue reading

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