HAMPI – Where ruins are still alive.

Hampi is one of the popular photography destination as well as a prime landmark for historic and architectural study. Sharing my photographic experience from a recent trip.

Stunning Nightscapes of Dubai

During our recent holiday to Dubai, I have experimented with night photography. This article shares some of best shots from my trials.

Dravidian Architecture at the Foothills of Nandidurga

Nandi Hills is a favourite picnic spot for Bangaloreans.  Then at its foothills, there is another, yet not so famous destination which has a long history.  Bhoga Nandeeswara is a beautiful temple complex, built from 9th to 15th centuries by various kingdoms starting from Cholas.When I got a chance to participate in a Photowalk organised by Nikon team, I went without…

Chikmagalur – The Land of Younger Daughter

Trails through forests and grasslands lead up to Mullayanagiri Peak..! The foothills of the Mullayanagiri range is Chikmagalur – a town with its favourable climate and coffee estates that attracts tourists from around the state. Chikmagalur city is at the foot of highest mountain range in the Karnataka state of India. Chikmagalur (Chikka-magaluru) gets its name…

Temple That Was Built Over Three Generations

The Chennakeshava Temple of Belur is a 12th-century Hindu temple, also known as Kesava or Vijayanarayana in the Hassan district of Karnataka state, India. This temple was commissioned by King Vishnuvardhana in 1117 CE. The temple is located on the banks of a river (Yagachi River) in Belur also called Velapura, an early Hoysala Empire capital.  It took The temple was built over three…

From Dawn Through Dusk at Kudle Beach

It was nearing a special day of February, there comes our quick decision for a weekend getaway to Gokarna. We’ve got the bus tickets reserved and arranged accommodation at Kudle Beach. As been there before, it was one of my favorite getaway stops during the winter. It has been only a month since the new…

A Joy Ride at Darjeeling

Nestled in the Himalayan mountains and the glistening  Mt. Kanchenjunga peak towering over the sky, Darjeeling fondly called “The Queen of the Hills.” Darjeeling is a town in the West Bengal State of India. Once upon a time, this place was a summer resort location for the British Raj elite. Darjeeling is famed for the distinctive…