Honeymoon Point in Mount Abu …

At an elevation of 4000 feet, with the backdrop of Nakki Lake and Old Gateway to Mount Abu, Honeymoon point offers breathtaking views and is one of the tourist attractions in Mount Abu. Also known as Anadara Point, it is named ‘Honeymoon Point’ because of the existence of a rock here that resembles the shape of a man…

Humayun’s Tomb Images

Made of red sandstones and white marbles, Humayun’s Tomb was constructed during 1565-1572 by Hamida Banu Begum, the grieving widow of Emperor Humayun. This is one of earliest instances of Persian influence on Indian architecture. The site was chosen on the banks of Yamuna river, due to its proximity to Nizamuddin Dargah, the mausoleum of…

More Images from Tbilisi …

Following the earlier blog post featuring images from Tbilisi, I am sharing more images from this beautiful city. It was the month of October and the weather was perfect to explore the city all around the day. The above two images show the Bridge of peace, the spectacular pedestrian bridge which is a famous landmark…

A User’s Experience of the Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3 AF-P VR DX

Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3 AF-P VR DX is a lens I had acquired by accident. When I was in Chandni Chowk, New Delhi last year visiting one of the Nikon dealer there just checking out casually some lenses, the dealer suggested to me to try out this particular lens. He knew that I use a Nikon…

Images from Tbilisi …

Tbilisi is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura River with a population of approximately 1.5 million people. The cobblestoned old town reflects a long, complicated history, with periods under Persian and Russian rule. A beautiful city and a joy to do photography. The Bridge of Peace is…

Images from Qatar: Corniche on National Day Eve

December 18 is Qatar’s National day which is but a national commemoration of Qatar’s unification in 1878. Qatar is a sovereign country located in Western Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Its sole land border is with Saudi Arabia to the south, with the rest of its territory surrounded by the Persian Gulf. An arm…

Snapshots from Kerala with a Nikon D800

  Kerala, the southern state of India  has a lot to offer to a tourist and also to a photographer. You have great beaches, hill stations, backwaters and exotic wildlife. You need also see the local culture and traditions. I am just presenting some photographs which I plan to make into a series on Kerala….

A Waterfall in Dharamshala with the Fuji XT-2

Bhagsu waterfall is located in Bhagsunaag village, 2 kms from McLeod Ganj, behind the Bhagsu temple, in the district of Dharmashala, Himachal Pradesh. The drop of the waterfall is about 20-25 FT during the monsoon season. The sight of the waterfall with the backdrop of the mountains is truly breathtaking. Equipped with a Fuji XT-2,…

Checkered Keelback with Nikon 1 Gears …

This is a Checkered Keelback snake shot with Nikon 1 Mirrorless gears in Indore, India. Scientifically specified as “Xenochrophis piscator” and also known as Asiatic Water Snake, this breed of snake is very common in Asia. They thrive in freshwater lakes or rivers and feed mainly on water frogs and fish. Checkered Keelback  is variable…

The Banyan Tree in the Red Fort Complex

There is a large tree inside the Red Fort complex. You have to walk quite a while to the park area to find this tree. I do not know much about the history of this particular tree but whenever I visit the Red Fort, I never fail to take some photo of this tree. This…

Street Photography Series with Ricoh GR -Part 2

I love to walk about and shoot photographs in Chandni Chowk, New Delhi. Everywhere you point the camera here, it is a photo opportunity. And with the ever  dependable Ricoh GR, you can be inconspicuous and ready to shoot at each and every moment. I did an earlier post of Street photographs with the Ricoh…

Hornbill Festival with a Fuji XT-2

I already did a post of Nagaland here from my visit last December during the period when Kohima(the capital of Nagaland, a north-eastern state of India) celebrates the Hornbill Festival. The main venue of the Hornbill Festival is the  Heritage village Kisama, some 12 km south of Kohima where it is a carnival time from December 1st…