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A Trip to Kumbhalgarh Fort: Part I

The Gateway into the fort, Hanuman Pol.

Kumbhalgarh Fort is one of the great Mewar fortresses spread throughout the ancient region of Mewar. It’s claim to fame are a lot of things. Things like being built by Rana Kumbha (after whom it is named), being the birthplace of the legendary Maharana Pratap and being a World Heritage Site. Unknown to many Indians […]

Mehrangarh Fort III: Looking up

Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan: Awesome Architecture. By Animesh Ray.

This post is the 3rd in the Mehrangarh Fort series. In this post I will be posting some of the last glimpses of the fort before you walk through the “Loha Pol” and enter the main complex of the fort. Most of the sights you can frame here are looking upwards, but by now these […]

Mehrangarh Fort I: The Exterior

Mehrangarh Fort captured from the entry gate, "Jai Pol". By Animesh Ray.

Details: ISO 100, 35mm, f/10, 1/125s Lightroom Adjustments: Exposure+, Contrast+, Highlights-, Saturation+, Adjustment Brush. Photoshop Adjustments: This image has been generated by stitching together 17 different photographs into 1. Mehrangarh Fort is one of the most massive and well maintained forts in the whole of the Indian sub-continent. I can use a huge lot of […]

Haunted Legacy: South Park Street Cemetery

Where else but at the South Park Street Cemetery in central Kolkata can you be presented by a scene like this? Location. Details: ISO 200, 18mm, f/3.5, 1/250s Lightroom Confessions: B&W Conversion, Highlights-, Shadows+, Contrast+, Clarity+, Sharpness+, Split Toning I sincerely believe I have exhausted myself of things to say about the South Park Street […]

City Lights at Night: Kolkata in Motion

Lenin Sarani crossing in Esplanade (Dharmatala), Kolkata at night. Details: ISO 100, 18mm, f/16, 20s Lightroom Confessions: Contrast+, Clarity+, Highlights-, Shadows+ Photoshop Confessions: This is a HDR image formed out of 4 photographs. Photographing Kolkata at night has been one of my long-term wishes. Night-time photography is still in its infancy in India, and Kolkata […]