I was fascinated by the Telescope Peak when I visited the Death Valley National Park earlier this year. This view is from the Panamint Valley. I have so many photos of this peak. It is about 3000 feet, and even in late February it had snow and added a great contrast to the dry and … Continue reading Telescope Peak, Death Valley National Park
Tokyo is one of my favorite cities, and I think most of the time, people look at the city at the eye level. For me, the real beauty of Tokyo is in its architecture and how it reminds me of origami. The shapes, the perspectives, and the profiles of buildings change as you walk a … Continue reading [Photo Gallery] Tokyo captured on Leica SL2
- iPhone XS Max.
- Leica M-A with a Leica f2/50mm Summicron.
- Nikon D850 along with Nikon f 2.8 24-70 and Nikon 2.8 70-200 lenses.
I had initially planned to bring along a Leica TL2 with an f1.4/50mm (equivalent) Summilux, but somehow that didn’t work out, and at the very last minute, I decided to rent a Nikon kit from a camera rental operation in Bangalore. Continue reading “The Cameras I used on my Ladakh Adventure”
By the fourth day in Ladakh, without my phone and Internet, my mind and body had finally tuned into the rhythm of the place — slower, simpler and silent. After spending a night at the Hotel MoonLand in Lamayuru. It is called MoonLand because the region around the Lamayuru is supposed to remind you of moonscapes with its bright yellow mountains, high but shaped into curves with time being etched into the rock face. The monastery, which gives Lamayuru its name was built in the 10th century is one of the oldest in Ladakh.
I woke up super early and went for a walk. You could smell the early morning fires starting up, cutting like a scythe through crisp morning mountain air. Somewhere the bells around the necks of cows made tinkling noise. I needed coffee; instead I got a chance to reflect on a lot of personal stuff — and no, I don’t mean work. And perhaps that was a sign of the day to come. Continue reading “An Emotional Road”