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Chinese Fishing Nets of Fort Kochi

A fisherman walks on the Chinese fishing net.

One of the biggest tourist attraction in Fort Kochi are the Chinese fishing nets. Wikipedia informs me that the technical name for these things is shore operated lift nets. According to legend these nets were introduced by the Chinese explorer Zheng He. This is in continuation of the photo series on Kochi. I was there […]

Cochin Port and its Surroundings

The jetty on the mainland from where you get ferry to Fort Kochi.

Continuing my Kochi series, today I blog about the 86 year old Cochin Port area and its surroundings as I saw it on my way on a ferry from a mainland jetty to the Fort Kochi jetty. Cochin Port is a major port on the Laccadive Sea – Indian Ocean sea-route and is one of […]

Streets of Fort Kochi

Definitive Fort Kochi. By Animesh Ray.

My last to last post was about walking through the streets of Mattancherry in Fort Kochi. Today’s post is about walking in the Fort Kochi old city part only. Fort Kochi is very much unlike most other Indian cities, or even Kerala cities for that matter. There is a very big European influence in the […]

Vikram & Ria’s Post Wedding Shoot in Trivandrum

The waves cuddle the couple in love.

Post-wedding shoots aren’t really that common, at least compared to pre-wedding shoots. But when you just don’t get the time to do a pre-wedding shoot before the wedding, the next best thing is having it done after the wedding. One advantage of these post-wedding shoots I have noticed is the much relaxed environment of the […]

Postcards from Trivandrum II: Puthen Malika Palace

View of the Puthen Malika Palace from the back door. Details: ISO 250, 18mm, f/10, 1/200s Lightroom Confessions: Constrast+, Highlight-, Shadows+, Clarity+, Vibrance+ This is the 2nd part of the Puthen Malika Palace post. If you are looking for information on the palace don’t forget that post. This is especially true for photographers. A Royal […]