Photographing the Moon

Contrary to popular perceptions, photographing the moon is relatively an easy affair. All you really need is a slight bit of technical know how and some aesthetic sense to come out with some great shots. I shot the above photo 20 days after getting my first SLR about 1.5 years back. Even though most people […]

Puthen Malika Palace Clock Tower, Trivandrum

Situated right beside the famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in downtown Trivandrum in an area known as ‘East Fort’, the Puthen Malika Palace (Mansion of Horses) was our first target in Trivandrum. After abandoning our plans to enter the Padmanabhaswamy Temple due to severe clothing restrictions (dhoti/lungi for men, saris for women) and a prohibition of photography, […]

Ganesh at Ft. Kochi

I clicked this photograph of Lord Ganesh on my trip to Kochi in October last year. It was my second trip to Kochi, the first one being in 2005. And I have to admit that I loved the place, especially Fort Kochi. The lovely lanes, the European style cottages, the sea, ancient churches, the food […]