Not In My Name, Jantar Mantar, Delhi: In Photos

Not In My Name, a peaceful non-violence Artistic event to protest against the growing incidence of cow vigilantism which has cost several innocent Muslim lives recently. Over thousands of middle class citizens across 14 cities in India and five cities outside India, including London, Boston and Karachi came together to make one loud message heard,…

Arpita Weds Shubhasish: Candid Wedding Photography By Sanjukta Basu

These are some photos from my most recent photo shoot. I had some of the greatest fun shooting this wedding. I was hired by Shubhasish’s elder sister but I already knew Shubhasish from a young age since he went to the same school as my cousin brother did. In their childhood, my cousin brother, Shubhasish…

Day With An Internet Saathi in Purulia, West Bengal

A group of English medium journalists and urban social media influencer from cities like Mumbai and Delhi sitting in a mud hut, in a remote area of Patahensal, Purulia, West Bengal. They are surrounded by a curious rural crowd consisting mostly of children and at the center of it all is Lokkhi, a young woman…

One Surreal Evening at Dilli Haat: A Photo Drama

This is an experimental series, I have used a Lensbaby Spark lens, to give a dream or hallucination type of effect to the photos and the processing is done in such a manner to give it an effect as if these are scenes from a movie. Each of these photos tell a story but I won’t…

Ananda Shiksha Niketan A School Started By Babar Ali at 9

First published on Firspost. At tender age of 9, Babar Ali had the heart, the vision and the dedication to bring education to hundreds of children in his village. By the time he was 16, he was declared the Youngest Headmaster in The World by BBC .

Back To The Roots: A Wedding Photo Documentary Part 2

An intimate documentary style wedding photography, which not only has the wedding photos but also tells the story of the wedding, like a writer would. Click here for Part 1. Dodhi Mongol is a ritual for which the bride has to wake up very early and eat a special kind of food made by mixing puffed…

Mansi Weds Abhishek

She is a pilot, he is a sportsman, what an exciting match. Their wedding in December  2015 was a simple private ceremony with very close friends and family. There wasn’t a 3-4 days long series of events. I was not the official photographer since I was attending her wedding as a friend, but of course,…

Flickr Photo Walk Delhi – Macro Texture

When there was nothing, there was Flickr. Launched in 2004, Flickr is like a social media dinosaur, no wait, dinosaurs have extinct as have so many other social networks launched around that time, but Flickr has come a long way. I actually quite despise Instagram and Pinterest for taking the limelight  away from Flickr as…

Back To The Roots: A Wedding Photo Documentary Part 1

An intimate documentary style wedding photography, which not only has the wedding photos but also tells the story of the wedding, like a writer would. The bride’s father was born in Jessore district of Bangladesh and grew up in Jalpaiguri where his father migrated during the time of India-Pakistan partition. Her mother was born in Kolkata but her…