Ladakh – A Travel Photographer’s Delight

Ladakh – A Travel Photographer’s Delight

Ladakh – A Travel Photographer’s Delight A racy, over-whelming whirlwind of world’s highest desert! I have been to Ladakh twice. At the outset, I am taking the liberty of sharing the pre-visit experience of my first visit, since it was both perplexing and scary. My first visit to Ladakh was as a mentor for a Fashion & Nature Photography Workshop. It was late June, which I was told was peak summer in Ladakh. Our ‘Ladakh (more…)

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A Walk In The Park – Satpura

A Walk In The Park – Satpura

This article has appeared in Huffington Post titled ‘Beast And Bureaucrats: A Trip To Satpura National Park’. You may see the original post here. You would be all-too-familiar with the traits of a typical wildlife enthusiast. His ears pricked like an Alsatian’s, for a real or imagined call of a monkey or a swamp deer; while his eyes would dart around like a sleuth’s, spotting slightest movement in the environs. His tongue, dry and lips (more…)

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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 (more…)

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Travel Photography Waterscape

Travel Photography Waterscape

Equipment:      EOS 5D Mark III   TS-E 24mm   f/3.5L II   2-400 Variable ND Filter EXIF:               24mm   f /13.0   0.6Sec   ISO 100 Travel Photography Waterscape – Colours of Vagator During my 30-odd visits to Goa, the grey sea and the usual orange sunset held little excitement for me. I wanted to capture colour, dramatic colour. During my recent trip there, I decided to take a chance of making a (more…)

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Travel Photography Nightscape

Travel Photography Nightscape

Equipment: EOS 60D  EF-S10-22mm  f/3.5-4.5 USM EXIF: 12mm  f/3.5  10sec  ISO 100 Travel Photography Nightscape – Sydney In Travel Photography, nightscape is a desirable shot. Many-a-times, for lack of a vantage or opportunity, it doesn’t work out so well. Not so for my visit to Sydney. Even before booking a hotel, I went to Google Maps and figured out a hotel with a great vantage, as being there would surely accord me the opportunity. Shangri-La passed (more…)

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