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A good time to visit London? Now!

A good time to visit London? Now!

London! I saw some. I missed some. So, London keeps calling me back. When am going to plan a visit again? The answer is ‘Right Now!’ Want to know why? Then, read on! A good time to visit London? Now! It was summer of 2012. My elder daughter, who was just 20 then and was doing her graduation with an offshore London School of Economics-affiliate (LSE-affiliate) college, got selected to do her summers in London. It was going to be…

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Travel Photography Essence of a City

Travel Photography Essence of a City

Equipment: EOS 5D Mark III   EF24-70mm f/2.8L USM EXIF: 25mm   f/10   1/400sec   ISO 100 Travel Photography – Essence of a City This shot appeared as my ‘Gold Shot’ in my article on ‘Working the Scene’ (an article on Street photography) in ‘Learning’ section of Smart Photography in their October 2012 Issue. Summing up London I had an image of London that was mainly based on Sherlock Holmes mysteries, Shakespeare’s plays, Charles Dickens’ novels, PG Wodehouse’s humour…

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Scotland – Scenic Speyside

Scotland – Scenic Speyside

I love to travel and love to capture the sights, sounds and stories of the places I travel to. Even before I started to enjoy a drink, I had always wanted to do the Whiskey Trail in Scotland. Last summer (Summer of 2012), I finally got around to doing it. When I went around making the bookings, I realised there were 4 different trails on offer – Islay, Highlands, Lowlands and Speyside. I am partial to Speyside whiskeys, so I…

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Travelove Series 3 – Of Single Malts and a Chill-Filtered Smile!

Travelove Series 3 – Of Single Malts and a Chill-Filtered Smile!

Our tour guide Andrew conspiratorially asked me if I would like to taste some exotic Single Malt for free. I nodded.

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Colours of London in Black & White

Colours of London in Black & White

My image of London was largely based on Sherlock Holmes mysteries, Shakespeare’s plays, Charles Dickens’ novels, PG Wodehouse’s humour, some 20th Century Fox movies and last but not the least, the B&W Films Division documentaries seen during my childhood in movie halls. I always regarded London as a somewhat mysterious city – a city replete with heritage and history. So, no wonder I wanted to capture colours of London in black & white. And the B&W images in this feature…

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