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Batalik. Day One.

Previously in this series. 01. Leh. From the air. and 02. Drive. Leh to Batalik. Since we did lots of stuff while we were staying at Batalik, I’ve divided the blog posts into two days. Day two was quite eventful with some night photography as well. Day one was obviously spent recuperating and drinking brandy! Also see the series after…
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Drive. Leh to Batalik.

Previously in the series : 01. Leh. From the air. above : @akanksharedhu with her camera. Soon after landing at the Leh airport. We immediately took off for Batalik by road. above : The customary stop in front of “Magnetic Hill”. With a truck driving toward us. Magnetic Hill in the background. right : My reflection in the glass of…
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Leh. From the air.

A trip to Leh in November? Hell yes. The last time I got to visit Leh was when I was about 10 years old and it was summers. Although November isn’t full-blown winters, the lowest temperature we encountered was -27 degrees Celcius. The aim of the visit was to commemorate RezangLa Day that my father’s ex-Battalion, 13 Kumaon, celebrates every…
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Graphic Kite Festival

The People’s Project – a Happy Hands initiative and Creative Gaga, in association with Nimbooz, who was their main event sponsors, hosted a one-of-a-kind graphic kite festival, “No Strings Attached” on the 29th January 2011 at MGF Metropolitan Mall, Saket. There was some serious and lovely graphic art being made on the kites and most participants were too busy to…
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WhiskyLuxe 2011, India

WhiskyLuxe is an international showcase of Lifestyle Whiskies and Luxury Experiences and it was being held in India for the second consecutive year. This year’s event was hosted at the Leela Kempinski, Gurgaon by Roger Wright, the General Manager at The Leela and Sandeep Arora, representative South Asia of Whisky Magazine. As you can tell, some of the best whiskies…
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Invasion Festival : New Delhi

This is in continuation to the previous post where I uploaded photographs from the section where The Prodigy headlined the show. The main sponsors for the event was Eristoff and the bands / performances were by : Pendulum (DJ set), Pentagram, HeavyG, Midival Punditz with Shaair, Jalebee Cartel and The Prodigy. Again, many thanks to NH7 and Invasion Fest for…
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The Prodigy at the Invasion Fest

The Prodigy headlined at The Invasion Fest and I got to photograph the concert in New Delhi, alongwith Shiv Ahuja and Kunal Kakodkar. I owe one to NH7 and Invasion Fest for getting me in the photographers’ pit. We were allowed to shoot only the first three songs by the band [ and the rest of the bands before The…
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Micromax Blogger’s Meet

Let me start by giving an excuse : I’ve been busy. Ooops! I’ve had the Micromax mobile phones for review with me since the Micromax Blogger’s meet in New Delhi. And I have been thinking of various ways in which to make photographs – but only got around to doing so over the last week. Since I’m not much of…
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Dewarists, Sarangi and Dub FX

Let’s start with a video of Dub FX! You can find them on Twitter @dub_fx and Facebook http://www.facebook.com/dubfx and their website. Flower Fairy is adorable and all that energy was super-infectious. Absolutely loved their beatboxing! Heard them for the first time too! The Dewar’s gig was held at The Garden of Five Senses, Saket, New Delhi. Lovely location and might…
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Armani Collezioni Su-Misura Launch

The event took place at The Collective, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj on the 20th of November 2010. Turning up early, @akanksharedhu and I were afforded a view to the entire two floors of the store. The guests had only started arriving. The Collective houses a multitude of brands in the store – clothes as well as accessories – for men…
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Sudden Twilight

We met at a mall. The ubiquitous meeting-space for everyone. With Diwali in the air : lights, candles, diyas, sweets, the much-abhorred fireworks, the smog, the mall rats and the city of New Delhi. We described eachothers clothes, so we could recognize eachother. Her magenta patiala salwar and black kurta, my blue and white striped shirt with jeans. Luscious Blueberry…
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Personal calling cards

Or business cards. After much heartburn and crumpled sheets of paper – I’ve emailed the following design to @themandatepress for a letterpress print job – basic black on white, gold edges and 600gsm stock from Crane’s Lettra range. It has blown my budget but these have been a long time coming. It will take about 2-3 weeks for the cards…
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