Saturday, October 21, 2017

Leaving Dubai

Dubai from over the Arabian Gulf, as the Emirates flight sets course for Kolkata. The tall building poking through the smog and the mist is the Burj Khalifa.



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Dubai




Nikon D7200 | Nikon 18-140 mm

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Festive Greetings

Its nice to see Kolkata International Airport taking that extra initiative to wish the passengers during the festive season!




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Nikon D7200 | Nikon 18-140 mm

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Durga Pujo 2017 : Dashami

The final send off on Dashami, with the fourth and final day of Durga Puja coming to a close.




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Nikon D610 | Nikon 24-85 f2.8-4.0 AFD

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Flying home!

It’s August. We meet the rain clouds as we travel towards our destination.




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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55 mm f2.8-4.0 OIS

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Daybreak

Daybreak as the Emirates 777 flies on towards Calcutta.




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Fuji X-E1 | Fujinon 18-55 mm f2.8-4 OIS

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Between the storm clouds

Shot during a hair-raising flight during a storm from Dhaka to Calcutta some years back. That we landed in one piece was a near miracle.



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Panasonic G1 | Panasonic 14-45mm Vario

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Prayer

My co-passenger on the Dubai-Calcutta connection prays before dawn during the holy month of Ramaddan as we travel towards our destination.




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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55 f2.8-4.0 OIS

Monday, June 26, 2017

Pizzas at Dubai Airport

An artisanal pizza shop styled as a tram car at Dubai International Airport.



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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55 f2.8-4.0 OIS

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Beach Camp

Iftar at the Company Beach Camp at Abu Ali island, about 40 km north of Jubail downtown.



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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55 f2.8-4.0 OIS

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Howrah Bridge 2

Pedestrians cross the Howrah bridge on a hot and humid afternoon.
April 2017


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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55mm f2.8-4 OIS

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Landing

The Dammam-Doha flight comes into land at the Hamad International Airport at Doha, Qatar as another aircraft on a parallel runway prepares for take-off.



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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55mm f2.8-4 OIS

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Howrah Bridge

Howrah bridge on a hot humid afternoon.
Calcutta, April 2017




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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55mm f2.8-4 OIS

Monday, April 24, 2017

Vintage

A pristine Studebaker (probably a 1928 Studebaker Commander Six), belonging to an erstwhile Maharaja, parked outside the Calcutta Club in Calcutta.



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Moto G Turbo

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Lets race

The Qatar Airways A321 overtakes a tanker as we line up for our final approach into Doha.


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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55mm f2.8-4 OIS

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Postcards from Saudi Arabia

The Bengali community get together to usher in the Bengali New Year.
Al Jubail, KSA




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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55mm f2.8-4 OIS

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Teatime

A modern tea shop in Al Jubail, KSA. It’s an interesting concept in a place where even every gasoline station has a coffee joint.




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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55mm f2.8-4 OIS

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Lily

My mother's newest addition to her collection of lilies.




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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55mm f2.8-4 OIS

Friday, March 3, 2017

Winter clouds

Clouds gather while I wait for my flight at King Fahd Airport at Dammam.



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Moto G4 Plus

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Sunset over Doha

Sunset. Shot from the aircraft as it made its final approach into Doha, Qatar.




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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55mm f2.8-4 OIS

Friday, February 24, 2017

Waiting!

Another trip and hours of waiting at the airports. This was shot while waiting at the King Fahad Airport at Dammam, Saudi Arabia.




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Moto G Plus. B&W conversion on Snapseed.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Sunbeams

Still another one from our drive to Al Khobar. A cloudy day is a rare occurrence and is rarer when we are traveling. The road that cuts across the frame is the highway connector to Riyadh and Al Hasa.



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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55mm f2.8-4 OIS

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Clouds!

Another picture from our drive to Al Khobar last weekend.



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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55mm f2.8-4 OIS

#fujixe1 #ksa #saudiarabia #bwphotography #travel #clouds #drive

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Cloudscape

Clouds. Shot from the car during the drive to Al Khobar today afternoon.



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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55mm f2.8-4 OIS

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Weekend travel

At a gasoline station on the Jubail - Dammam Highway.



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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55mm f2.8-4 OIS

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Stuck in traffic

In the late evening traffic on the 31st of December last year.




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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55mm f2.8-4.0 OIS

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

On the lookout

Perched on top of a lorry, a man looks towards a group of new year revelers.





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Fuji X-E1 | Fuji 18-55mm f2.8-4 OIS

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Sunday, January 1, 2017