Aam Aadmi

Broom seller

Aam Aadmi making a living by selling brooms made from coconut leaf sticks. The broom is also the election symbol of Aam Aadmi (Common Man) party


Canine Sangamam

The Day After…

The morning after the inauguration of Chennai Sangamam, the canines are having a Samgamam of their own.

Competing for Space

Public space

On Busy and narrow Bazaar street, Mylapore.

A flower vendor and her companions, a goods-laden tricycle and a dog all seem to compete for space.

From The Chennai Photowalk.

Today’s Catch


Today’s catch. At the Pattinapakkam Fish Market, Santhome

The Chennai Photowalk #149.

Sony A 6400 with Sigma 30mm F 1.4 DC DN at f/2.5, SS 1/200, ISO 100

Colour Coordinated

At the water tap

This was taken on the morning of Vinayaka Chathurthi a time for devotion and celebrations. These women, however, have their daily chore of collecting and carrying water for their house.

The coordinated colour may be just a coincidence.

From the Photographic Society of Madras 1857 Vinayaga Chathurthi Photowalk 31-08-2022

Sony A 6400 E 18-135 mm F 3.5-5.6 OSS @ 18mm.

F/9.0 (priority), SS 1/125, ISO 160 (auto)

Digital and the Divine

Digital and the Divine

Digital payments are becoming commonplace in India with even small vendors accepting payment through digital wallets, UPI, BHIM or GPay.

Here, a small tuck shop in Velachery has the idol of his ‘Ishta Devata’ next to the QR code of his digital wallet.

The Chennai Photowalk #146

Sony ILCE-6400 with E 18-135 F 3.5-5.6 OSS at 50mm F/8, SS 1/125 ISO 2000

Photowalk in Nanganallur


This lady photographer seems to be happy with the review on her monitor.

From The Chennai Photowalk #145 Nanganallur

Sony A6400 with Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN (Contemporary) f/4.5 SS 1/125 ISO 500

Spot the Shopkeeper

Cluttered shop

This kiosk selling pooja articles and religious trinkets was so cluttered I could hardly see the shopkeeper.

Near Anjaneya temple, Nanganallur.

Fromn The Chennai Photowalk #145, Nanganallur

Sony A6400 with Sony E 18-135 mm F 3.5-5.6 OSS

Shopping Destination

At a leading mall in Chennai

Chennai Girls

And two boys!