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Muted celebrations
-by Sunhil Sippy.

Exotica in India has been all too often captured in photographs. But it is the uncomfortable wrestle between tradition and modernity that defines the period we are living in. Over a short period in November 2020,
Click! Every photographer’s favorite sound.
-by Mayur Puri.

It’s a particularly balmy evening in May 2020 and the sound of my Leica’s shutter reverberates in my mind long after I’ve released the button. I check the photo. It’s my favorite setup.
Macro photography
-by Nozer Kasad.

I have always been a fan of compact cameras for the obvious advantage of them being less bulky and easy to carry around and travel with... a gadget that is specifically designed for taking photographs rather than relying on my cell phone to click pictures.
The Evolution of Mobility
-by Ulka Chauhan.

I am a travel/portrait/street photographer from Mumbai. My love for photography began in the early 80s when my dad gifted me a red film camera. I was down with chickenpox and was ironically in home-quarantine, but I enthusiastically photographed everything in sight.
Migrant Workers of 2020
-by Neeraj Priyadarshi.

A young migrant labourer walks home barefoot. His only pair of slippers were broken during the journey between Noida and his home Muzzafarpur, Bihar, during the country-wide lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Thousands of migrant workers like him
The Circus
-by Vivek Desai.

In 2004, the Gemini circus came to Ahmedabad and was being set up on University grounds. The news reached me somehow, and a 'cityscape' of an elephant being unloaded from a truck was my first photograph of them. It was after 12 long years that the coveted subject
The deserted beach
-by Prabhakaran Sambandam.

I’m a nature lover, and I’ve always enjoyed playing with colors during photography and film-processing. Living in Chennai, I’ve had a long-standing habit of going to beaches to capture the most scenic dawns and day-breaks that I could find.
The massive doors of Jama Masjid
-by Anindito Mukherjee.

Ever since I started my career in photography in 2006, I have worked as a photojournalist and a documentary photographer covering a wide variety of subjects. As such, my interests drew me to photograph the impact on life during the lockdown in culturally-rich areas such as Old Delhi.
Collecting Memories
-by Sarang Sena.

My love for photography started early. As a ten-year-old, I was always fascinated by my father’s travel photographs. By 18, I was building opportunities to work as a professional photographer while dabbling in documentary and portraiture, before shifting my focus to fashion as well.