Mrs Magpie at Lake View Road has been our personal favourite . We visited the second outlet opened at Kasba Connector opposite at 2nd floor of The Chambers Mall opposite of Gitanjali Stadium . This is Bistro and offers a menu which is distinctly different from Mrs Magpie the Coffee shop . Check out whats on offering .
At times unplanned moving around in an unknown city helps to explore the city more. On our last day of our tour at Switzerland we were at Zurich . We explored the city on our own and saw another face of Zurich . Part 1 of the travelog .
When was the last time you had put up a mask ? I explore Ishita with a mask , her self and also her alter ego . As a part of Fine Art Photography workshop by Agnimirh Basu Ishita took us on a journey of self exploration and inner dilemma
If you are at Ganga Kutir then you cannot afford to miss the Authentic Bengali restaurant – Sonar Tori . We had a sumptuous lunch there and enjoyed it too . Designed by ace designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee this is worth a visit for all gastronomes . Later a discussion with Chef Firoz Hossain threw some detailed insight on the restaurant . Here is my review .
93.5 Red FM Kolkata relaunches its morning show as Morning no.1. A breakfast magician visits our home from Flurys as surprise . All day breakfast gets cooked and served . The eldest and the youngest family member are the happiest of the lot .
Wedding photography is not all fun always . Dedication , hard work , focus , sincerity all is needed just like any other profession . My ten best learning as a professional wedding photographer and some tips to overcome some problems
Winter brings back loads of memories and out of which one is with the orange . Our 5 memories of Orange in winters and a recipe of Orange Swiss Roll with Whipped Cream .
A journal of how I spent 20 hours at Ganga Kutir Kolkata with some pictures . This place is not for excitement filled adrenaline rushes but when one feels for quick rejuvenation and introspection, this is the place to go.
Its 2nd year in a row where I participate in Help Portrait movement by Jeremy Cowart . Help Portrait Kolkata 2014 where we click picture and we give away . This year it was Hope foundation and New Light NGO.
A roasted chicken recipe with a Shahi touch . Blogging makes deep inroads in the family as my wife turns a passive blogger . In the midst super chaotic situation at home we manage to cook and blog too .. Now its time for some feedback
What does winter to mean to you ? Remembering some memories and how cauliflower is an integrated part of winter .
Momii the silent surreal and sensuous lady who left us thinking and wanting for more . A photostory of Fine Art Photography workshop .
My experience in a fine art photography workshop . A girl called Dristi who came in as a butterfly slowly transforms herself to a firefly . A picture essay .
On the last day of the Nepal tour I felt the inner call – to visit Boudhanath with my camera . Its an experience worth sharing . The selection was tough between the pictures and words.
Its tea with a twist . Remembering our first cup of tea and the journey henceforth . Have you ever tasted masala Chai ice cream – Read on
How we explored the beautiful historic city of Montreux by the Lake Geneva on our own . We realised finally that she is a true enigmatic beauty ..
Unknowingly we became a part of Yodeling festival in interLaken Switzerland . Here’s our story of that memorable night .
While passing through a very hectic week with professional and personal commitments – this quick, easy to make dish will definitely enhance the eating experience . Check it out .
We missed our train twice in a small quaint Swiss town called Engelberg . We discovered love , dreams and a place to come back when we will be old . Discover Engelberg . Fall in love . Weave some dreams .
As a part of the largest Social Photography event in world – I participated in the 7th Scott Kelby worldwide photowalk and successfully failed to capture Kalighat the abode of goddess Kali in Kolkata
How on a Sunday evening my son and I were surprised by this beautiful dish . Feta Cheese as the hero and some experimental piktures as embelishments
Revisiting Tero Parbon – The Bengali theme restaurant at Gariahat kolkata and the experience and review thereafter
The festival of Sindoor Khela or vermillion smearing is riot of red – colourful , versatile and extravagant . Some pictures to depict the story
This Durga Puja I overcame a personal fear which has been there with me since my adolescent days . Thanks to an old friend of mine – A Cassette player and a magician called Robin da
Counting 10 hands of Durga was always a challenge as a child – picture story of preparation
How I grew up with Mahalaya and how I see it now through my lens . Few pictures and some memories – some told some untold .
In case you are planning a trip to Cappadocia please dont miss the Hot Air balloon ride – Once in a lifetime memory with tips for photographers
On a Sunday afternoon , close group of friends with Roasted Pork Belly and Hugh M Hefner’s little black book . Spoilt with choices.. but still things can go wrong …
My first portrait shoot where I gave away the pictures . A part of the initiative of Help-Portrait . An experience I can never forget , neither I can forget those faces
These challenges keep on happening between my wife and me . Due to reasons unknown to myself I had a breakup with Bananas as an edible substance since my teens .
Mykonos was the last part of our journey on the tour of Greece and Turkey but as they say perhaps the best was saved for the last . When we headed to Mykonos for a two day stopover, the warm beach of Platis Gialos beach welcomed us .
Finally I broke the barrier this time . Procrastination, laziness , laid back are words when actually gets into action the results are catastrophic and thats exactly what has happened with me whenever I have planned to go out for shooting during Eid festival .
I am a person who hates to repeat his mistakes consciously and although its not that I have not repeated my mistakes but trying to minimize the same makes me feel happy . When our trip for Kathmandu got finalized almost 45 days in advance I started doing my research on the place from a photographers perspective.
My trysts with Thamel occurred multiple times throughout the Nepal tour on different days at different times and if I speak from a photographers’ perspective at different light zones …
It was on our visit back from Pokhara that we headed towards Swayumbhunath temple on a bright warm sunny afternoon. Situated on the hilltop at western side of Kathmandu it’s around half an hour journey from Kamalpokhri the central part of Kathmandu.