“Namaha”: The Mythologic India In Stunning Illustrations By Abhishek Singh

Abhishek Singh‘s work is acclaimed worldwide for its unique style and storytelling. His critically acclaimed book Krishna – A Journey Within for Image comics is the first graphic novel by a writer/artist of Indian origin to be published in the history of American comics. Recently, for Wevr, L.A., he provided art direction for the first virtual reality film of its kind for Deepak Chopra. He is currently working on his new graphic novel and film project. Continue reading »

Vish Maradia Photographed Herself To Portray Anxiety With The Help Of Photo Manipulation

“I never knew this feeling until I lost my job in April 2019. Made some wrong career decision and I got stuck. Didn’t know what to do next. Income source had stopped, self-confidence had weakened. Spent hours and hours crying in the bathroom. Was finding no way out. I felt it for the first time: Anxiety—a never-changing feeling. I felt it then and I am feeling it today also. This is a series about my feelings called “Self Portrait – Anxiety Series.”” Continue reading »

Lamborghini: Photography and Art Project by Vimal Chandran

Adept in various genres of art and photography, Vimal Chandran could be aptly named a Visual Artist! A self taught artist with an impeccable flair for creativity, his work is often a skillful concoction of urban art, illustrations, installations, graphic design and photography. Hailing from the Gods Own Country, Kerala, Vimal currently lives in Bangalore, India. Continue reading »

Indian Artist Creates A Little Girl Character To Give More Life To His Macro Photos

The spheres of macro photography and illustration may seem unrelated, but actually, they’re not mutually exclusive. An artist from India, Vimal Chandran, brings these two spheres of art together, and as you’ll see, creates an unexpectedly powerful combination. First, he takes a close-up photo of flowers or other natural motifs, and then he draws the “Yellow Girl,” a character that he created himself, doing cute things that she does.“ Continue reading »

“Unposted Letters”: Indian Artist Draws Adorable Illustrations About Love And Life

“Unposted Letters” is a collection of illustrated stories by Indian visual artist Vimal Chandran that portrays various soulful moments of life captured in a frame with a pinch of surrealism in it. Continue reading »

Holi – A Kolkata Experience: Colorful Photo Series By Shubhayu Dasgupta

While speaking of Holi, the first names that cross our minds are Mathura, Vrindavan, or Barsana. And why not? These destinations have been giving away photo opportunities to thousands of photographers across the globe since the end of the previous century. But, when it comes to Kolkata- the City of Joy likes to take things into its own hands. Like many other Indian Festivals, Kolkata celebrates Holi differently altogether. Continue reading »

Winners & Finalists of The ‘Indian Photo Festival’ Portrait Prize 2020

The ‘Indian Photo Festival’ Portrait Prize 2020 is a portrait competition open to the photographers from the Indian subcontinent. Photographers have been making portraits for centuries and what’s so interesting about portraiture is its ability to capture the essence of a person, a time-period, or a culture. Running stratight for the past 4 years, this award aims at discovering the compelling portraits and extra-ordinary talents.

1st Prize – Vipin Singh

“Devoted in her prayer, she was not distracted by her surroundings which was full of foam. Industrial waste of Delhi enters Yamuna River and makes it toxic. At some spots these big chunks of foam get formed and float around. During festivals people pray in River water but sometimes all of them don’t get water now.” Continue reading »

Indian Photographer Recreates Realistic Miniature Brands on His Desktop

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Vatsal Kataria, a talented photographer creates incredibly scenes using nothing more than a camera and the miniature worlds he creates. The commercial photographer, who lives in New Delhi, India, came up with the idea for his series while simply flicking through Instagram one day. Continue reading »

People Ask This Artist To Edit Their Pics And He Absolutely Nails It

We hear so much about Photoshop gone wrong in pics on social media that we don’t really expect much from it anymore. But the graphic designer Karan Acharya is proving that photo editing can be an art form in itself. Continue reading »

A Journalist Takes Pictures Of Mumbai’s Taxi Ceilings, And Proves Beauty Can Be Found Everywhere

Some people collect fridge magnets or postcards, but Rachel Lopez has an unusual hobby. She takes pictures of colorful plastic patterns that cover ceilings of Mumbai taxis. When you’re sitting in a cab, you rarely think of looking up at the ceiling, but if you’re taking a taxi in Mumbai, you can find fruit plates, flowers, or even zebra patterns over your head. Continue reading »

Cop In Coronavirus Helmet Warns People To Stay Inside


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As India enforces a nationwide lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, one police officer has found a creative way to get the message across. Continue reading »

Face Masks And Rainbows As Holi Is Celebrated In India


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The annual Hindu festival of Holi was marked with its usual riot of color across India and South Asia this year, although some participants wore face masks because of coronavirus concerns, and others stayed away altogether. Continue reading »

Indian Photographer Nitish Madan Captures Breathtaking Moments From The Lives Of Tigers

Nitish Madan – an Indian wildlife photographer – has a soft spot for tigers. “I have a strange connection with them,” he told one media outlet. Continue reading »

Fascinating Photographs Of The World’s Biggest Albino Family

The Pullan children Shankar, 24, Ramkishan, 19, and Vijay, 25 (back row), along with daughters Deepa, 21 (left) and Pooja, 18 (right) all inherited albinismn from their father Rosetauri and mother Mani (centre). Continue reading »

“Mumbai Stories”: Photographer Tarun Khiwal Perfectly Captures Traditional Indian Bridal Fashion With Modern Aesthetic

Tarun Khiwal is among India’s leading fashion photographers and a true maverick. Recognized and featured internationally, his experimental style and finesse transformed fashion photography in India, and gave it a global edge while also ushering in a new era of exploration. His journey with the art form began 25 years ago, and without any formal training, his undying passion and commitment have led him to become one of the world’s leading photographers. Continue reading »

Rather Than Cut It Down, Family Builds House Around 150-Year-Old Tree


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When the Kesharwani family in Jabalpur, India, decided to expand their home back in 1994, they pondered what to do about the giant fig tree growing in their garden. Rather than cut it down, they decided to build a four-storey house around it. Continue reading »

Jadayupara, The Largest Bird Sculpture In The World


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Jatayu Earth Centre – The worlds largest bird sculpture is the new attraction of India, which is in Kerala 50 kilometer from Trivandrum towards North (Cochin direction). Traveling from Cochin to Trivandrum, this is 170 kilometer from Cochin, 114km from Alleppey and is 40km from Kollam. Continue reading »

United Colours Of Holi 2019


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Celebrated by Hindus every year, on the day of Purnima (the full moon), in the month of Falgun over two consecutive days — the first day of Holi is known as Chhoti Holi or Holika Dahan and the second as Rangwali Holi, Dhuleti, Dhulandi or Dhulivandan. This year, the festival of colours will be celebrated on March 20 and 21. Continue reading »

A Photographer Travels Across India To Show How Beautiful And Diverse Local People Are, And We’re Mesmerized

Magdalena Bagrianow is a Polish freelance photographer based in Sharjah, UAE. She travels across India and takes amazing shots of local people. Her photographs are the quintessence of different emotions. Magdalena catches the simple beauty of this world and it’s not possible to stay indifferent to her creative work. Continue reading »

“The Statue Of Unity”, World’s Tallest Statue Opens To The Public In India

Right on schedule, the world’s tallest statue has officially opened in India. Standing almost 600ft (182m) tall, the new Statue of Unity depicts Indian freedom fighter Vallabhbhai Patel, and was dedicated by India’s Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at a ceremony on October 31. Continue reading »

The Wired Beauty Of The Street Lettering Of India

On India Street Lettering, Pooja Saxena documents street lettering and signage from India. Continue reading »

India To Use 3D Paintings As Speed Breakers To Slow Down Dangerous Drivers

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Would you slow down if you were driving towards what looked like a floating pedestrian crossing? We certainly would, and India’s transport minister Nitin Gadkari hopes that millions of other people will too. That’s why he’s proposing the use of these 3D paintings as an alternative form of speed-breaker. And as you can see from the pictures below, these optical illusions are sure to catch your attention. Continue reading »

Wonderful Photos Of The Holi Celebrations In India

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A widow daubed in colours sings religious songs as she takes part in the Holi celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation Sulabh International at a temple at Vrindavan, in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, March 21, 2016. Continue reading »

Instagram Helps Hide the Harsh Reality of Life in India

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Whilst Instagram has helped us all see more of the world, it’s also changed the way we view it in more ways than one. Continuing on from our recent story that revealed what was really happening behind-the-scenes of your favorite Instagram accounts, comes the eye-opening series ‘Broken India’. Continue reading »

This Amazing Village in India Plants 111 Trees Every Time a Little Girl is Born

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Every culture has its own traditions surrounding the birth of a child. While we celebrate newborn girls by sending pink dresses and dolls, in the village of Piplantri in Rajasthan, India, they celebrate by planting 111 trees. Continue reading »