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Fishing for Photographs in Puri

Fishing for Photographs in Puri

Starting my next India journey in Puri, I wanted to capture nice photographs. It turned out to be harder than I thought. This is how it sometimes happens in photography.… ...
Zen and the Art of Riding a North Indian Bus

Zen and the Art of Riding a North Indian Bus

An article about the quite different art of meditation: Sitting on a crazy, loud, colourful, intergalactic Indian bus. ...
A night-talk in the desert: When Am I Poor?

A night-talk in the desert: When Am I Poor?

Yet, when I work for just two hours, I earned the monthly salary of my friend, who daily guides tourists on camel safaris through the desert. 3000-4000 rupees a month. ...
Slum Pictures – Let’s talk about ethics

Slum Pictures – Let’s talk about ethics

“You know, many people come here in a car, get out and shoot many pictures. This Slum is very famous. They just come, shoot, leave and sell the pictures. This is why many people here are suspicious about people with cameras.” I felt bad. ...
India 101: Slow Down, Have Patience, Enjoy.

India 101: Slow Down, Have Patience, Enjoy.

I am a total novice to India. Everything that I know about it stems from a long-standing obsession with the beautiful verbal tapestries woven by a handful of my favourite authors. But life is stranger, more colourful and complicated than fiction: ...