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Rain & Window-pane

While studying architecture in Mumbai in the late 90’s, Upasana was introduced to film photography “I captured my first images with a Minolta 35mm SLR and also learnt to develop photo in a darkroom.” After moving to USA and being introduced to digital photography; Upasana did take a lot of photos during her travels but… “I drifted away from photography as a medium of visual narration. Then in 2009, while in Mumbai, I rediscovered photography through the photo walks I attended.”

For the Love of Monsoons

While growing up in Mumbai, I remember monsoons to be the most awaited season

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Exploring the Cafe Sitters in Mumbai

Chirodeep Chaudhuri has been photographing for the past 20 years in India. Amidst the myriad of assignments that he receives, he always takes the time to shoot personal projects, the city of Mumbai being one of the subjects.

One of his recent personal projects has been photographing people frequenting the cafes of Mumbai. He describes the images in this series as part of an India in transition. He considers the coffee shop chains as a metaphor for a new, emerging India. He believes these coffee shops function as a small window into the lifestyles of the rapidly increasing middle class.

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Dispatches Photography Scenes Worldwide

Photography is working its mojo on Mumbai. Proving this is Focus, the city’s first photography festival, which ran for two weeks last March. Tapping into citizen pride, the event peppered the conceit of «the city» across a multi-site program that encouraged people to engage with photography’s pivotal role in modern life and contemporary art discourse. Ranging from nineteenth-century vignettes of Mumbai to images of the city’s distinctive Zoroastrian community to slices of urban architecture from the world over, Focus optimistically claimed a place for photography as one of the most stimulating cultural expressions of this maximum city.

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India: Mumbai landslide

July 10, 2013. The city of Mumbai, which is located on the western coast of India, from the beginning of the week continuously poured rain. As a result of waterlogged soil on a hillside in Antop Hill near the old postal building formed a landslide. Victims of natural disasters have at least two people. The fate of another 23-year-old resident of Mumbai is on the line, as he was seriously injured.

Arrived on the scene rescuers found four more citizen are under the rubble. Another three people were rescued within a few minutes after the collapse of the soil

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India: Mumbai hit by heavy flooding

August 29. Heavy rains in Mumbai, one of the largest cities in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, led to flooding of homes, closure of schools and the local airport, as well as disruptions in the movement of trains. Dozens of people have been evacuated.

Indian meteorogichesky Department reported loss of 180 mm of rainfall per day in the southern part of the city, while in the suburbs there were 230 mm. Heavy rains were in the financial and entertainment capital of India, almost without interruption since Friday, according interaksyon.com

 

 

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India: Mumbai hit by heavy flooding

Heavy rains in Mumbai, one of the largest cities in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, led to flooding of homes, closure of schools and the local airport, as well as disruptions in the movement of trains. Dozens of people have been evacuated.

Indian meteorogichesky Department reported loss of 180 mm of rainfall per day in the southern part of the city, while in the suburbs there were 230 mm. Heavy rains were in the financial and entertainment capital of India, almost without interruption since Friday, according interaksyon.com

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