Jul 112018
 
A Rainy Day At Dilli Haat With Canon 6D Mark II

desi Traveler Tests Canon 6D Mark II At Dilli Haat INA Market Armed with a brand new Canon EOS 6D Mark II, I entered Dilli Haat, INA Market in Delhi hoping to click some images as I test the full frame mean machine from Canon.  But just as I entered Dilli Haat it started raining and I was wondering if I would be able to take any images or not. I had not planned for rains as when I started from home it was a clear sky with no chance of rains. But in true travel photographer spirit ( [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 282018
 
People, Passions & Professions : Jobs In OLD Hyderabad

People & their Professions in Old Hyderabad A city is not just a place on a map; it is a collection of souls rubbing shoulders with each other in small space. Yes, bodies have souls and souls have shoulders to rub, as the cities keep on getting cramped. Hyderabad is one such city or let me correct myself it is a collection of cities namely Secunderabad, Hyderabad, and Cyberabad.  Now in Hyderabad itself, we have new Hyderabad and the Old Hyderabad. The three ” BAD Ass” new cities have surrounded the old city of Hyderabad and are trying to [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 102016
 
My First Day in Leh: Overcoming  Fears of AMS or Acute Mountain Sickness

How I spent my first day in Leh trying to avoid AMS  So this is a monologue and some boring details about my first day in Leh. Those of you looking for something interesting about “ How going to Leh changed my life” kind of post, please stop reading right here, remember, this is desi Traveler Blog not desi Giani Baba blog. Anyways those of you still with me let us begin my Leh Yatra: It was not my first trip to high altitude, but first via a flight. Experienced Himalayan explorers say a road trip acclimatize you better [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Sep 202014
 
Portrait of a Lady-  How I took these portraits

Story Behind Portrait of a Lady I clicked in Mehrauli Me and Tarun Gaur, my friend from Kerala Blog Express days was with me and we were trying to find our way out of the Jamali Kamali Complex ( Wait for a detailed post). As we were walking we met a group of daily wagers working on the restoration of one of the monuments in the Qutub Complex.  They were all curiously looking at our DSLRs and camera bag etc. It was evening time and the light was beautiful, and  I was wondering if the laborers will agree to get clicked. [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 212014
 
Showcase on Traveler & Photographer: Saurabh Chatterjee

Meet Saurabh Chatterjee: Traveler and Photographer Dear readers today we will showcase a unique traveler who has crisscrossed India’s remote corners and photographing her wonders with his lens in his own very unique style.  Almost all of us have a dream somewhere buried deep inside us to follow our passions, but few can muster enough courage to embrace dreams and say sayonara to 9-5. Well not Saurabh Chatterjee after a very successful career in IT with some of the top MNCs he decided to chase his two missions in his life – to see INDIA and to make every [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 062014
 
Charminar in Reflections

  Portrait of an Old Man With Charminar  These pictures were recently taken at Mecca Masjid near Charminar in Old Hyderabad. This old gentleman is a regular to the Mecca Masjid since his childhood and feeds the pigeons there. I requested him to pose for me and here is the result. I was very happy to see the reflection of Charminar in his really cool sunglasses, though a bit of me also came in the frame 🙁 I am deliberately keeping the image sizes to large so that you can see the reflection of Charminar in his Sunglasses clearly. [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]