Dilemma

Advertisements Questions of Ethics and Privacy Like many genres of photography, street photography should put you on the spot from time to time. It will surprise me if you never have to ask yourself tough questions. Street photography poses unique challenges regarding ethics and privacy, and addressing these issues is vital as you continue yourContinue reading “Dilemma”

Long Ago in Agra

Advertisements Poor Folk of Agra It’s been a long time since I traveled to Agra. Once upon a time, I visited the town every few months. I have never understood why the old Mughals chose the city as their capital for many years. It is a dirty, polluted town, and the only reason to visitContinue reading “Long Ago in Agra”

Cogs

Advertisements We Have Become Dehumanized? I was in Connaught Place, New Delhi, a week ago, and was looking for a place to eat. When my wife and I left the travel agent, we walked around, arguing about where to eat. She won the battle. Anyone surprised? Anyway, I noticed this guard sitting and stretching. BoredContinue reading “Cogs”

Bumbling Along

Advertisements I Remain Confused! A month ago, I decided I was going to focus on street photography this year. My rationale was impeccable. Most of you may have forgotten it, so indulge me while I repeat, and modify my rationale. Even while I remain confused about the overall approach, my underlying motivation remains unchanged. So,Continue reading “Bumbling Along”

Back to The Streets

Advertisements Photographing People Rebuilding Their Lives I am returning to the streets this year, and I have my reasons for this. For one, it has become expensive to travel. When I asked a hotelier about the escalating hotel prices, he shrugged and told me they must make up for their Covid losses. Life has becomeContinue reading “Back to The Streets”

My Timberland

Advertisements Your Shoes and the Journeys You Undertake You may consider me to be crazy, and it’s possible I am quite mad. Why, you might ask, why I am writing a blog post about my Timberland shoes. However, I’d like you to stay with me, as I write about my Timberland shoes and the journeysContinue reading “My Timberland”

In Nandgaon. Holi

Advertisements The Wet, Herbal Color of The Tesu Flower I hope all of you enjoyed the images of Holi in Barsana. And now, we must move on to Nandgaon, which is where I went the next day. Legends say that Krishna spent a few years of his childhood/adolescence in Nandgaon. The legends also say KrishnaContinue reading “In Nandgaon. Holi”

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”

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