Saturday, February 28, 2009

Bombay Meri Jaan - The Gateway

A late evening at the Gateway
(Panasonic Lumix FZ50 1/40s at f/3.2 ISO 800)

One of Mumbai's biggest & most historic symbols. This tall and imposing structure was erected to commemorate the arrival of King George V and Queen Mary to India on the 2nd of Dec MCMXI. I love the glow in the backdrop. Almost looks like a halo around the structure. I also love the haziness in this picture. The grains in the photo give it a very old world feel and takes one back several decades in time. 

Friday, February 27, 2009

Soaring Seagull takes a new twist

Coming to the fag end of my MBA, i realise i have spent 2 "quick" years in this city. I have always said there is something about this city that catches one's imagination. I will now attempt to represent all that Mumbai stands for - the history, the people, the emotions, the crowd, the culture, the "spirit", and much more through my next series of photos. 

I know i am briefly digressing from my focus on wildlife, but like all those millions who come to Mumbai, this city has gotten me hooked as well!