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Descent, downhill can be fun!

From my archives on one of the most memorable holidays of all in Cappadocia in December 2009; shot on my sweet Nikon D60 and now defunct Sigma 18-125mm I loved most. Hope you like it. For more awesome pictures do look … Continue reading

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Pondicherry: some street side portraits

Its been sixty years since the de facto transfer of French territories to India. Today, November 1st 2014 is the first time the city will celebrate its Liberation Day on the lines of Republic day and Independence day as directed … Continue reading

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Dark, dingy but full of hope

Ride a local train in Mumbai and you can see the best and worst of living conditions in the city at one go. The spanking glass and concrete high rises contrast with the old crumbly Mumbai in a haphazard tapestry … Continue reading

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Religion: does it unify or divide this world?

The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars, you would agree. Though on the surface religion appears to bring people together, to me religious sentiment seems to arouse mostly anger and intolerance among people of different faiths. As India … Continue reading

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The motorman in Coonoor

On a trip to experience the slow life in Ooty, my husband and I got into what is popularly called ‘The toy train’. Some things in certain parts of the universe such as the quiet hamlets in small town India, … Continue reading

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The Tea plantation workers of Coonoor

I entered this set into the recently concluded International Photography awards and was pleased to receive an honorable mention in all the categories (Portrait, People, Culture & enviroment) entered. For me its a celebration of these honorable folk who work … Continue reading

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London street photography festival: some unstaged captures of common folk in India

According to the LFPH guidelines the key to street photography lies in capturing a un staged, un-posed moment. The most remarkable ones often capture, explore or question contemporary society and the relationships between people and their surroundings. I’m not sure if … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Friendship

There are friends and then there are true friends. There are virtual friends but just a handful I meet in the real world. Some friends are helpful, some boastful, some just there to say hello to, so you feel alive. … Continue reading

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Some Honorable mentions at the International Photography Awards, hope you think they’re well deserved!

It’s a happyish day for me to share this tiny spot of sunlight on some of my work I had entered into the IPA, last summer. Though I can’t remember exactly how many images I had entered, I’m pleased that … Continue reading

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Family matters!

Life is one long trip, offering us plenty of reasons to celebrate something or the other. In a family as large as the one my mother comes from (11 siblings, would’ve been 13, had the other two survived!), there’s always … Continue reading

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