In Barsana. Holi

Advertisements The Madness of Holi It’s that time of the year when the madness of Holi grips the country. It’s also the time of the year when I retreat into my shell like a turtle. Or, like an ostrich, I bury my head in the sand. Personally, I prefer the turtle analogy because an ostrichContinue reading “In Barsana. Holi”

My Fellow Indian

Advertisements The Choices We Make Life is full of twists and turns, and we always must choose. The choices we make are critical, and determine the way we live our lives, our approach to projects, and how we present ourselves. I know this sounds philosophical and grand, but when you weigh my words, you willContinue reading “My Fellow Indian”

Kankhal. Shiva’s Townlet

Advertisements The Shiva Temple in the Townlet And so, the time has come to talk about the last place we visited. After Rishikesh, Kunjapuri, Neelkanth, and Haridwar, we went to Kankhal. I don’t know how to describe Kankhal, because it is not a town, neither is it a village or hamlet. Nor is Kankhal aContinue reading “Kankhal. Shiva’s Townlet”

Haridwar. City of God

Advertisements Religious Fervor After we visited Rishikesh, Neelkanth and Kunjapuri, we went back to Haridwar. Haridwar, or the “Doorway to God”, if you take a literal translation of the name of the town. Some towns are built around religion and God, and Haridwar is one of these towns. Every aspect of the town focuses onContinue reading “Haridwar. City of God”

One Morning in Bangkok.

Advertisements Hustle.Bustle. Hustle.Bustle. These are two words that can describe the early morning activity in Bangkok. Before I get ahead of myself, I’d like to point out that I have never been one for video. I have always believed in a strict focus on straight photography. But then, what the hell, as they say. Also,Continue reading “One Morning in Bangkok.”

The Painted Man

Advertisements Street Photography, Scenes. Mental Health Issues A week ago, I wrote a post on “The Painted Men”, and in that post, I wrote about inequality and how it is rising in the world. But street photography gives you opportunities to take images you can interpret and re-interpret over the years. I shot this PaintedContinue reading “The Painted Man”

A Beautiful Girl in Rome

Advertisements A Moment in Time I’d like to end this series of posts about my holiday in Rome with two images of an exquisite girl. Judging by her dress and the bottle in her hand; she was a tourist. I am not a lecher, but when I visited the Colosseum, I turned and saw her.Continue reading “A Beautiful Girl in Rome”

The Tourists

Advertisements Tourists. Those Who Help Economies Grow All locals hate tourists. I have yet to come across one local who confess they love tourists. Whenever tourist season comes around, you will find the locals grumbling and preparing for the tourist season. Yet, they also know that tourists are those who help economies grow. It’s justContinue reading “The Tourists”

A Touch of Drama

Advertisements A Statue. Between Fantasy and Reality Dramatic Statue. Clouds. Birds. Rome Do you like dramatic images? Do you like a touch of drama? An image which seems unrealistic, and sits on the border of fantasy and reality? If you examine many of your images with a critical eye, you may find some of themContinue reading “A Touch of Drama”

The Painted Men.

Advertisements The Painted Men in a World of Rising Inequality Painted Man. Black. Rome August 2008. Yes, that is when I was in Rome. It’s been a long time, and now the dates come back to me. Now, when I gaze back, I remember I was heading to Europe for an interview with DSM, N.V.Continue reading “The Painted Men.”

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