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…

Women Of Nizamuddin Basti – How AKTC Is Changing Their Lives

First published on Firstpost. “So much changed. When there was a wedding in the family, for the first time I did my own shopping. I felt so good that I didn’t have to ask my father or bother,” said Rukhsar happily. “She isn’t married” chipped in Farah from another corner intending to explain why Rukhsar…

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…

Documentary Photography for NGO MAMTA HIMC

I recently worked on a writing and documentary photography project for Delhi based NGO MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child to create content for a coffee table book they are going to publish, which would chronicle 25 years of the organization’s journey. As part of the project I conducted research, data collection, interviews, story writing,…

Street Art

Taken near Dwarka township in New Delhi during the festival of Dusserah, one of the greatest festival of India. These artisans were making idols of Ravana. These idols are burnt on the concluding day of the 5 to 9 day long festival. The festival is based on the mythology Ramayana which signifies the win of…