After getting the new Sony Alpha 6000, I have been trying to capture shots which my previous camera did not allow me to. With its excellent auto focus and low light, high ISO performance I tried to shoot some rain drops in our balcony during today’s downpour. The camera is good, but me being a… Read more »
Because nature looks best when it rains 😀
I came to know about HDR photography rather late. The first thing that came to mind, when I saw one, was surreal. It was a landscape and everything looked different. I wanted to take a similar photograph, but couldn’t due to several technical issues and my ignorance. My wife presented me a Sony Alpha 6000… Read more »
Cricket, the most popular sport in India, is played throughout the year, not only on parks and grounds, but also on the narrow lanes and by-lanes of cities and towns throughout the country. Few weeks ago, I came across one such small and young group at what is known as the Graffiti Lane of Calcutta…. Read more »
Last Sunday (10th of January 2016) I went for a heritage walk around the College Street area of Central Calcutta. The walk was the first event of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2016 (AKLF), and was lead by travel and heritage blogger Rangan Datta. When I reached The Coffee House (Albert Hall), which was the… Read more »
2015 was the year when my Instagram connections rose from something around 100 to 700+ This encouraged me give more attention to what I post, and how. And as the year-end is approaching, I see my photos being noticed and loved more. This, obviously, is a great feeling. Here I am sharing few posts from… Read more »
Red Oleanders Beautiful Red Oleanders (Rokto Korobi in Bengali / Bangla) in full bloom.
The Armenians celebrate Christmas on the 6th of January instead of the 25th of December. The photo is of the Armenian Christmas celebration in the Armenian Church of the Holy Nazareth, Kolkata (Calcutta), India. The church is possibly the oldest in Kolkata.
The Greek Cemetery at 105, Narkeldanga Main Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), though important as a heritage site, with graves dating back to the 1700s, is not famous for cemetery sculptures. Most graves are simple. But this one alone can be the reason why enthusiasts interested in cemetery sculpture should visit this place. Details : John G…. Read more »
This year the city is getting good dose of Nor’westers and as they cool us at least for a few hours, they draw some frightening yet beautiful paintings on sky too. We just cannot avoid admiring and at the same time getting afraid of the power of nature. We feel helpless, but cannot keep our… Read more »