Mar 072015
 
Explore The Elements – Travel Photoblogging Challenge by Thomas Cook

 Earth, Water, Fire and Air:  Explore the Elements Photography competitions are a tricky lot and one is never sure what to expect in the result as you are not only competing against the very best around the world you are also competing with yourself to showcase what you think is your best work. So a long time ago I decided that if I will take part in a photography contest it will be for the fun of it,  as it encourages me to check the good work of artists from around the work it subconsciously helps me learn new things [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 192014
 
Happy World Photography Day : A Picture from Kerala

  The Kerala Picture that got me in Better Photography Magazine Today is world photography day, a day to celebrate photographers. Although I am not much of a photographer, I sure am one lucky photographer, now and then I am lucky enough to click a good picture.  Recently on my visit to Kerala, as a part of Kerala Blog Express, I clicked some pictures of Fishermen in Kerala and submitted some of them to the Better Photography Magazine for a contest ”  By the Beach”. Soon one of the pictures was selected for honorable mentions and I received a call from the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 112014
 
Sunset over Chinese Fishing Nets Cochin

Photographing Sunset in Fort Kochi behind Chinese Fishing Nets Clichéd it may sound, but a visit to Fort Kochi in Cochin, Kerala is incomplete without clicking a picture of Sunset behind the Chinese Fishing nets. For us visitors ( tourists, travelers take your pick), it is a photo opportunity but for the fishermen of Kerala, it is a lot of hard work. I am not sure exactly when the Chinese fishing nets came to India and when they became ubiquitous on the Cochin Skyline. Today they are kind of symbol of your visit to Fort Kochi in Kerala and every [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 082013
 
Top 5 Reasons to Visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands

  Top 5 Reasons Why You Must Visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands   Andamans is fast catching up with the famous tourist destinations of the country. Even though we generally associate Goa with beaches in India, it is actually Andaman and Nicobar Islands that truly give you the wonderful experience of beaches and vast oceans. Andamans lies in the south-east part of India. It is a group of islands that includes 572 islands out of which only 36 are inhabited. The rest of the 536 islands are uninhabited and are reserved forests. I have lived in the islands since [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 032013
 
 Beach Cricket in Pondicherry

  Beach Cricket In Pondicherry I was walking in evening on a beach in Pondicherry, when I saw these boys playing cricket, the unofficial national game of India. This is a common pass time for boys in India, to play cricket on any open space. While watching them I was very happy to see that the boys are happy and enjoying life to the fullest. They were not rich, and must have been kids of local fishermen as there were a lot of fishing nets and boats nearby. The devastating effects of the Tsunami in Pondicherry were still visible [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]