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Aritar & Lampokhari, Sikkim

Brilliant clouds inhabit the skies over Aritar.

Aritar is a small town in the district of East Sikkim in Sikkim. I blogged about Soreng, a town in West Sikkim the other day. Aritar is also in many ways very much alike Soreng, a beautiful quaint little town in the foothills of the Himalayas. I visited the place in October 2010 from my […]

Soreng, Sikkim

Amazing views from the top of a small hillock near Soreng.

Soreng is a small sleepy town in the foothills of the Himalaya in West Sikkim. It has no particular claim to fame, but the thing with quaint hill towns is that they don’t need one. The beauty of the Himalayas, the pureness of the air, and the laid back lifestyle is enough to warrant attention. […]

Hidden Portraits: By the side of Teesta

A friend of mine from college. Both images have been shot with the Nikon 55-200mm. Left Photograph Details: ISO 200, 72mm, f/5.6, 1/200s Lightroom Confessions: Contrast+, Vibrance+ Right Photograph Details: ISO 200, 60mm, f/4.2, 1/200s Lightroom Confessions: Contrast+, Vibrance+, Highlights- Hello there! As I had anticipated my last post with the night-time photographs of SMIT […]

SMIT after Dark: A view from NH-31A

Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT) as seen from the NH-31A on the night of 10th February, 2009 at 8:22 PM. The shiny thing is the river Teesta. Details: ISO 100, 44mm, 15s Lightroom/Photoshop Confessions: Contrast+, Highlights-, Clarity+ Ask any photographer and he will say that these are pretty bad photographs. Bad technique, bad post-processing, […]

Hidden Portraits: An Evening in E-Quad

Portraits of some of my college mates from a time long ago (March 19th, 2010). Captured with a Nikon D80 and the Nikon 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6. Details: ISO 100, 120mm, 1/30s Photoshop Confessions: Don’t remember. Nothing much is all I can say. You can see what a crappy photographer I used to be then. This is […]