Mullickghat, Kolkata

I have lived in Kolkata for 20+ years, most of it when it was still Calcutta. The photography bug caught me while I was still living there, but I never got a chance to shoot the city’s markets, which are a favourite subject for photographers, especially street photographers coming to Calcutta.

This changed in 2013, when Abhishek, with his new DSLR, planned a trip to the flower market at Mullickghat. He had been there a couple of times, and thought I’d enjoy it too.

So here it is, finally, the photo set from Mullickghat, Kolkata, 2013.

Rice Fields

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Labourers in a paddy field, next to the Backwaters in Kerala, India. The paddy fields around the Backwaters/Alleppey are lower than the water level in the Backwaters, and are kept safe from flooding by a low dam running all around the water body.

Namdroling

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The Namdroling Monastery, near Bylakuppe in Coorg, Karnataka, India in the largest teaching center of Nyingmapa – a lineage of Tibetan Buddhism in the world.