Vignetting In the olden days, when the lens and the film quality were not as amazing as today, the edges of the photos would become dark. With advent of better technology and processes, now a days, one has to to critical search to find vignetting occurring natively in the photos. Where we see more of its use is as filters. This photo above, has been … Continue reading AtoZ Challenge: V – Vignetting
Urban Landscape Today, in every major city, the common thread that links all of them is that there is development in the real estate sector. The landscape of the city, the skyline, is constantly changing and evolving. From a beautiful vantage point, to shoot the urban landscape, is quite a joy. Below are some of my examples of Mumbai’s concrete(land)scape. Tell us about your favourite … Continue reading AtoZ Challenge: U – Urban Landscape
Hi there all, As it must be evident by the sheer number of posts that I manage to post, I do not get a lot of time to pull out the camera and go shooting. Add to that the famed monsoons of Mumbai. Days of incessant rain, followed by a hot and humid sunny day, and then suddenly, out of no where, rain again, transient … Continue reading Mumbai : Clouds and Rain
A week back, I was at Pune for my post graduation convocation ceremony. As a rule, I had my camera along with me. After all was over, as we were packing our bags to return, I notice this kitten, sleeping soundly. Approached her a bit and stroked her fur, she purred contently. I pulled out my camera, fired off a few shots, and she was … Continue reading Surprise Surprise!!
I don’t recall what suddenly came on to us, and four of us clambered on two bikes and made our way to a nearby coffee shop. I had my camera on me, and the other three were quite happy to be my lab rats, I mean, my wonderful models. The day was glum, wanted to have a shot of someone brooding, retrospecting….thinking… quite like this.. … Continue reading We went shooting…
For the ones who have followed my Glimpses of Mumbai set, and thought that it was over and done with, well, not quite. I have been bogged down with post internship formalities and college classes, hence these never made it out of Lightroom, until now. Here is, a glimpse of the world’s largest open air laundry. Located right off the Mahalaxmi station on the central … Continue reading Glimpses of Mumbai: Dhobi Ghaat
There are iconic locations and spots in a city which make it instantly recognizable to the world. Here, I show one such icons of Mumbai. The shots were pre visualized ones. Hence, when I actually shot them, and got the result that I wanted, that made me absolutely jubilant. I went to the Bandra Fort for a few shots of the Bandra- Worli Sealink, photos, … Continue reading Glimpses of Mumbai – The Queen’s Necklace
In the previous post, I mentioned about a trip to the Mumbai’s famous Chor Bazaar. Alighting at the Sandhurst Road station, I took a taxi to Mutton St. And I officially arrived at the Chor Bazaar. Some say, it was orginally Shor Bazaar, Shor meaning Noise in Hindi, and then slowly over time, and with influx of stolen goods available for sale, it got renamed … Continue reading Glimpses of Mumbai – Chor Bazaar
Mumbai, the city of dreams some say. I am here for a couple of weeks now, owing to an internship in one of the huge multinational companies. Since am already here, its only fair that I should go out and go clicking, as and when I get some time. These are some shots from the past few weeks. In my limited exposure … Continue reading Glimpses of Mumbai – 1
Street photography is always recognized as a challenging and equally rewarding venture. Its an adventure and often requires a certain skill to get the shots right. It is difficult to put into words what shall make you a successful photographer on the streets, but practice and patience are a couple of sure shot ways to learn. My experience in street photography has taught me a … Continue reading 5 directions for the Streets!