Tag Archive: photography

Cleaning Chores

I was trying to take a portrait shot of someone who I came across from the street. And in the background I saw this. A lady, busy, washing clothes. It was a slum… Continue reading

On a roll

I shot this on a roll. Well not the camera roll. I was walking down this street taking pictures and a kart over takes me. Seeing the camera in my hand, the guy… Continue reading

Picture in picture

Not that I wanted to shoot it this way, but this guy on the extreme right held up the image that I had printed for them from my previous photo walk. The two… Continue reading

Kart Man

I had already taken a picture of this guy. I was still taking pictures of others there. He disappears after sometime. Later, I here some one calling out to me from far away “Sir!… Continue reading

Whispering Emotions

This time I thought to myself. “Lets not ask anyone for a picture, let’s be a ghost.” And so I started to walk down a street. I came across some interesting faces. This… Continue reading

Banana Merchant

I was photographing the workers of this place. It’s a huge fruit market and there’s a really huge section just for bananas alone. The owner of this place was inside busy doing something… Continue reading

Mother and Daughter

This is the picture of a flower lady with her daughter. When I asked her for a picture she agreed, hesitantly. Just when I was about to press that shutter button she stopped… Continue reading

Seeking Shade

The place where I shot this is an open ground market place. There are not many trees there. Just a wide span of land filled with vendors. I was there at around afternoon… Continue reading

Learn to laugh at yourself

Myself and the guy in this shot, both burst out laughing when we saw this picture in my camera screen. LOL. What happened was, I had taken some shots of some of his friends… Continue reading

Colleagues at work

Work is fun. It’s good when you work with your colleagues, better yet if your colleagues are also your friends. That’s how I felt like when seeing these group of workers. They work sweeping… Continue reading

Colleagues at work

Work is fun. It’s good when you work with your colleagues, better yet if your colleagues are also your friends. That’s how I felt like when seeing these group of workers. They work sweeping… Continue reading

Colleagues at work

Work is fun. It’s good when you work with your colleagues, better yet if your colleagues are also your friends. That’s how I felt like when seeing these group of workers. They work sweeping… Continue reading

Old lady candid

I had just parked my bike and was about start on another walk down the streets with my camera. After parking, this is what I saw first. A lonely street and an old… Continue reading

Watchman at my office complex

This is the shot of one of the watchmen at my work place. I was taking pictures of a colleague of mine when he came to me. Well, call me weird, but the moment… Continue reading

Up above the world so high

I never get tired of taking pictures of the moon. It’s my favorite subject to shoot. Moreover, i love shooting an incomplete moon than a complete full moon. Because of the angle of incident sun… Continue reading

Brothers in arms

This is a shot of two brothers that i met. Actually i took some shots of the guy on left earlier and he requests me to wait. Then some time later he comes… Continue reading

Every bird has it's day

This is what I saw out of my window when I woke up this morning. The blurred texture behind is the apartment building next to mine. So I saw this pigeon and just… Continue reading

Every bird has it’s day

This is what I saw out of my window when I woke up this morning. The blurred texture behind is the apartment building next to mine. So I saw this pigeon and just… Continue reading

Break Time

No matter how much you love your work, no matter how passionate you re about it, and what ever be your line of work you are in, you need to take a break… Continue reading

The more, the merrier

When taking pictures with strangers, group portraits usually seem to work out better than single portraits. Because, when the subject is alone and their comrades are looking at them, they become conscious about how… Continue reading

The mango seller

It’s a pleasure to take pictures of people who love to pose for the camera. Portraits of people who are up to something, or interacting with the photographer do tend to look better… Continue reading

Reality, when it’s most real

That’s the best part about candid photography. It brings out life just the way you see it. If done properly, one can actually read the mind of the subject in a candid photograph.… Continue reading

Reality, when it's most real

That’s the best part about candid photography. It brings out life just the way you see it. If done properly, one can actually read the mind of the subject in a candid photograph.… Continue reading

Mosque at ancestral village

This is the shot of a mosque back at my ancestral village. This village, Banganapalli, is native to my grand parents. A little far away from the village, may be 5-7kms away, lies… Continue reading

Flower ladies at the market place

To me they looked as pretty as the flowers they were selling. Especially the one on the left. Women, especially Indian women are not easy to photograph. Simply because they are very conservative.… Continue reading

Bonus Shot (One click led to another)

I didn’t realize how this shot had come until I loaded it out in my computer. Notice the lady on the right in this shot. I was surprised to see the print of… Continue reading

The star within

Every one has got a star within them. There are some people who are not that comfortable in front of a camera. There also are some others who just love to pose. This… Continue reading

Grandma Vendor

I took a picture of a couple during one of my earlier photowalks. I made a painting of it. You can find it in my digital art section. I had printed it and… Continue reading

The Pear Man

This guy was very prompt for a pose. The moment he saw me walking with my camera called out for me. “Yengalku photo yeduka maatingla sir?” (Won’t you take a picture of me?)… Continue reading

Flower Lady

I was looking for a person whose picture I had taken last week. I was looking for that person to give the print but I could not find her. That’s when I found… Continue reading

Alone and abandoned

There’s something that i like about these unmanned, abandoned carts that makes me jump on that shutter button to take their picture. I found this one during one of my photowalks.

More smiles per click

People are like mirrors, you smile at them, and chances are they will reciprocate in kind. Atleast that is the case with me when i’m street hunting. I just move away from those… Continue reading

Truckin' all the way

They were very particular that i shoot their picture with their truck. For that particular purpose, they brought the truck out, got on top of it and asked me to click.

Truckin’ all the way

They were very particular that i shoot their picture with their truck. For that particular purpose, they brought the truck out, got on top of it and asked me to click.

Spreading smiles

The one thing that makes me stick to street photography is the smiles that i get from people when they see their photographs. It’s rewarding. This time i went to those places for… Continue reading

Street Portraits

A collections of portraits from my street shots.

Kids, there's never a dull moment with them

This one time I went to parry’s corner. I’ve been in chennai for the past 10 years still I don’t know much about it. Honestly. My colleague was going thru some pictures of… Continue reading

Kids, there’s never a dull moment with them

This one time I went to parry’s corner. I’ve been in chennai for the past 10 years still I don’t know much about it. Honestly. My colleague was going thru some pictures of… Continue reading

Some shots that I did around the Koyambedu Market, Chennai.

Honestly, this place has become my sunday morning hang out. I’ve visited this place so often that, people begin to recognize me. It’s a nice experience every time i get there. These are… Continue reading

It might not be much… But i love what i do.

That’s exactly the kind of smile he gave when I asked him for a shot.

Killing Boredom

I was attending my cousin’s marriage in Hyderabad. Usually it’s not that boring because we all cousins get together and have a blast. This just wasn’t one of those days. It was a… Continue reading

Temple

India is a land of temples. Especially south India. Almost every locality, every street has a temple. Hindu religion has about a hundred, no, thousand, hmmm no i guess about hundred thousand gods.… Continue reading

Old LIC Building

This is the shot of the old LIC building on the mount road, in Chennai. Oh btw, LIC stands of Life Insurance Corporation. It’s a big company all over India that handels life… Continue reading

Lonely Cart

There’s something about abandoned or un-manned carts that I like. I see them and I just can’t resist to take a picture of them. And they look so nice if they are rightly… Continue reading

Walking on Marina

Before you enter to the sea-shore of marina for a swim you’ll have these colorful stalls that sell refreshments. Some also sell toys for kids,  cheap jewelry, leather bags and stuff. The most prominent ones that… Continue reading

I wonder what’s on his mind

The thing I love about candid portraits is one can actually project what’s going through the subject’s mind if done correctly. I’m not talking about make-believe candids, proper candids of people who never… Continue reading

OMG!!! She smiled at me!!

I was in Cochin. For my official trip. The saturday was a half day at work and my colleagues from the Cochin branch office decided that we all go out together. On the… Continue reading

She’s so pretty. Don’t you think she’s pretty? I think she’s pretty.

I was walking down the saidapet market street. That’s where i spotted this woman. She saw me taking pictures and started calling out to her friends in excitement. She was calling them out… Continue reading

She's so pretty. Don't you think she's pretty? I think she's pretty.

I was walking down the saidapet market street. That’s where i spotted this woman. She saw me taking pictures and started calling out to her friends in excitement. She was calling them out… Continue reading

Roz-e-Ashura (10th day of muharram)

I’m not much of a religion guy. All I believe that there’s a creator for the universe we exist in. Nothing can exist without a creator. But enforcing ways of worship, on some… Continue reading