All posts tagged: Photography

Showcasing Karnataka: Looking back, one year later

On November 1, 2014 (also Karnataka Rajyotsava Day) a motley gang of 6, displayed the labor of their love at the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishad. Photographs taken over a 3-year period, traveling through the width and breadth of Karnataka. It was difficult to choose around 48 frames out of the more than 30-40 trips we had made individually and collectively. But, it had to be done. That’s all we could fit into the hall we had booked. What we remember though was that it was some of the best times we spent discovering the rich and abundant state of Karnataka, my home for nearly 10 years of my life. Not only did we challenge ourselves from an artistic angle, learning from and motivating one another; we also had some really fun times. Here’s a glimpse of some of the frames we displayed. We learnt so much from the time we spent together. But most of all, all of us forged a unique friendship that’s rare to find. While we had grand ambitions of putting a book …

Into the Light

Into the light!

2011 came without much warning. I breezed through 2010. A lot of travel and work kept me busy and off the blog! The “project” I much wanted to launch didn’t see light of day (at least formally). But then, that’s life, I discovered. Most things you have on your “to do” list don’t get done and you’re staring at a nearly full list at the beginning of a fresh year. But I am quite excited now. Filled with some apprehension. But excited, never the less. And why, you might ask? For starters, after years of thinking about it, I’ve decided to fly solo. While I learnt a lot from corporate life, I think it’s time to try a few things on my own. See where the road “less taken” leads me… I’ve discovered that while I really enjoyed my job, I was also not really concentrating on the different ideas I had in my head. So I’ve termed 2011 as my “Into the Light” year! I am going to explore dimensions and avenues and see …

Hello India in Bangalore!

Flickr users in Bangalore, do come by the Lalit Ashok tomorrow! The second in the series of Hello India events in India is going to be held on April 21. The event is from 7-11 pm and details are also on Upcoming. Like any Yahoo! event, this promises to be an interesting and fun evening that you shouldn’t miss. I’ve been using Flickr for years now (since 2004 when I moved to Bangalore and discovered it!) and I looked back into my archives to find the first picture I posted – here it is! How long have you been a Flickr user and what was your first picture posted?