Archive: August 2016

Art and Beauty; Art and Purpose: Sheila Verghis

For those who knew Sheila Verghis, her decision to choose a course on photography in college back in the day didn’t come as a surprise. Growing up observing and being fascinated by vintage photographs since a very young age, she has nurtured and stayed as passionate and curious about the art of making images as
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A Non-Photographer’s Meditation on the Meaning of Photography

On World Photography Day, here’s a tribute from an observer of an art that is so much about commemorating a transient moment in silence, in a way that past, present and future are entangled as an exquisite mess in the mind to produce a tangible result that’s redolent of it. When I contemplate photography as […]
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The Story So Far: The Best Photo Opportunities of 2016

Our Photography Tours are all about combining learning with some fantastic photo opportunities. On this World Photography Day, we compile a gallery of the best opportunities our Photography Tours have produced so far this year.   1. The Last Call Bar-headed Goose, Kaziranga Photo Tour, January    
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The Geography of Freedom: India’s Amazing Natural Habitats

The seventh largest country in the world is also a world of many a geographical marvel. From the Himalayan heights to the Kerala coast, India is geographically diverse to her gills. This Independence Day, we celebrate the natural beauty of the land that was returned to its people on this day, and map out how
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Elephants: A Visual Tribute

They’re the world’s largest land-mammals.  Their presence is imposing but also poetic. They’re gentle, gigantic and endangered. They’re elephants.  And this is a visual tribute to them.   From the vast marshy expanses of Amboseli to the tropical rainforests of India, not only do they
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Sentient Snippets: Week 11

This week on Sentient Snippets: awakening languor, silence-inducing poetry, joy-evoking play, voices in the dark, purposeless ruins, and windows to new worlds.   These beauties decorated in stripes never go out of style even when they are just relaxing, their posture never compromising on composure, and their
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Five Places You Must See in Ladakh

Ladakh is a melting pot for all photographic genres. With sublime landscapes, vibrant people, rich culture and exotic wildlife, its high-altitude realm is like an ideal Test match wicket that offers something for everyone and everything for the keen-eyed. Here are some highlights you can enjoy on our ‘High
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Between Ruin and Glory: A Journey to an Enchanting Space

From the enchantment that dwells in her mind about her four-day tour to Hampi, Sourabha Rao tries to haul out the emotions that swelled in her when she was there and wonders how they change every time she tries to summon them up to the form of written word. The four days were days of delirium, because the idea
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