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Whether it’s a rock concert, a fashion show or a wine-tasting event, all my event photography endeavours are listed here.

Kolkata Fashion Week: Next Gen by Soham Chakraborty

The 'X': Next Gen by Soham Chakraborty at Kolkata Fashion Week. By Animesh Ray.

The ‘X’. Details: ISO 250, 70mm, f/5.3, 1/250s. Lightroom Adjustments: Exposure+, Shadows-. This show was high on denim. Targeted at a rather particular demographic, the ‘Next Gen’ collection by fashion designer Soham Chakraborty featured apparels made from blue denim for both males and females. Frankly speaking, this collection was the most disappointing of the lot.

Kolkata Fashion Week: Dori by Pallavii Mahindraa

The Stern model: 'Dori' by Pallavii Mahindraa at Kolkata Fashion Week. By Animesh Ray.

She really knows how to pose. But a little too stern maybe? Details: ISO 250, 52mm, f/5.6, 1/250s Lightroom Adjustments: Temperature-, Exposure+, Shadows-. Gear used: Nikon D90, Nikon DX 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 VR. Yes, I spelt it correctly. It’s not ‘Pallavi Mahindra’, rather ‘Pallavii Mahindraa‘. She’s a young fashion designer who presented her extremely colourful and […]

Kolkata Fashion Week: Varchasv by Ankit Mehta

Strikingly beautiful eyes! Varchasv by Ankit Mehta at Kolkata Fashion Week. By Animesh Ray.

These photos are from the previous Kolkata Fashion Week. The collection is Kolkata based fashion designer Ankit Mehta‘s ‘Varchasv’. I liked it. It was classy, colourful and extremely elegant, except maybe for the short dress which comes a tad under-developed compared to the other ones. But then, that is just me. Her eyes remind me […]

Raghu Rai: India’s Magnum Man @ Nikon

He is a legend. He has redefined photography for many. He is responsible for images that shook the nation. He doesn’t take any pride in that. I was fortunate enough to meet Raghu Rai, arguably the most famous Indian photographer in the world. I will not proceed to sing paeans to him, or detail his […]

A special evening with the Calcutta Wine Club & Four Seasons

Left Photo Details: ISO 250, 50mm, f/1.8, 1/60s Lightroom Confessions: Highlights-, Shadows+, Clarity+ Right Photo Details: ISO 160, 50mm, f/1.8, 1/60s Lightroom Confessions: Highlights-, Shadows+, Clarity+ It’s been quite a week beginning from last Saturday to this Saturday. The wine has flowed literally endlessly for me. Saturday was the wine-tasting session organised by Four Seasons […]