General · Photography

Mumbai Taxis Photo Project

Mumbai's local taxis are iconic. Sometime in early 2015 during one of the many taxi rides I hit upon the idea of a small photo project. I spent the next few months capturing the super colourful interior roofs of the taxis. This is a collection of some of the shots. Full Album (14 Photos) on… Continue reading Mumbai Taxis Photo Project

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General

Monday Mumble: Book a local train ticket with your phone

You can book airline tickets online. You can book railway tickets (long-distance). But you can't buy a local train ticket online. Can you? Here is the idea: Using your mobile phone you could buy a Western / Central Railway local ticket. SMS / USSD will definitely be the most accessible option. You will need to… Continue reading Monday Mumble: Book a local train ticket with your phone

Branding

Khatron Ke Khiladi – Ambient at Churchgate Station

This morning I saw the ambient work done for the new series of Khatron Ke Khiladi on Colors hosted by Priyanka Chopra. Surprisingly it doesn't have a mention of the channel's name but instead a logo of Garnier Men. I really feel the message could have been done much better than this. It reminded me… Continue reading Khatron Ke Khiladi – Ambient at Churchgate Station

Creativity

The Wall Project – Great Wall of Mumbai

15th August 2009 - While the rest of the country celebrated 62 years of independence from the Raj, I think a handful of Mumbaikars celebrated the independence to occupy a little space on the streets. The weekend witnessed The Wall Project. The aim was to get the local artists and enthusiastic citizens to paint a… Continue reading The Wall Project – Great Wall of Mumbai

Food · Photography

Mumbai Photo Marathon featured in Time Out

If you’ve been an old timer on this blog, you will know that in April 2007, Nirav and me organised the Mumbai Photo Marathon. The event got featured in the April issue of Time Out Mumbai – Rachel explores the various amateur photography clubs in the city. The pace was manic at the Mumbai Photo… Continue reading Mumbai Photo Marathon featured in Time Out