banno, dhanno and teja in bumm-bumm-bhole-land

the heart yearns, for what, it doesn’t know

A young woman showed us her film on getting to know/see Delhi. She said later, I was not interested in the dead monuments, those dead things. She looked at her … Continue reading

March 8, 2015 · 9 Comments

ramesh and bhima smile reluctantly

Ramesh and Bhima were begging outside a South Indian cafe. They are dressed as faux-sadhus, and carry thick ropes around their shoulders, with which they offer to whip themselves for … Continue reading

September 29, 2012 · 14 Comments

that’s us

Badal took this photo of Teja, Dhanno and me, just off the highway. Well, no. I just appropriated the photo, and said, “That’s us.” Dhanno said, “Which one am I?” … Continue reading

September 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

on making Urmila and Sheela smile

They walked up to the taxi at the signal. I was ready with my camera. I rolled down the window and said, “I’m going to take a photo of you.” … Continue reading

September 23, 2012 · 26 Comments

magnum photographers

This actually happened. Though, Teja had to ask them to freeze for a moment.

August 7, 2012 · 3 Comments


Photo by Vivek Shah. Suvari Village, Ghimtoli, Garhwal. Feb 2012. Cross posted on Vivek’s photo-blog, Driftwood.

June 27, 2012 · 6 Comments

kaphal shoot slideshow

Satish edited a slideshow, for some of his friends, editing the 700-odd photos he had taken on the shoot, to 174. With his captions, the slideshow takes you on a … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

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