Atget’s Corner – 881-885, Delhi Photos
The visible city.
[By Mayank Austen Soofi]
Delhi is a voyeur’s paradise and The Delhi Walla also makes pictures.
I take photos of people, streets, flowers, eateries, drawing rooms, tombs, landscapes, buses, colleges, Sufi shrines, trees, animals, autos, libraries, birds, courtyards, kitchens and old buildings. My archive of more than 25,000 photos showcases Delhi’s ongoing evolution. Five randomly picked pictures from this collection are regularly put up on the pages of this website.
The series is named in the memory of French artist Eugène Atget (1857-1927), who, in the words of a biographer, was an “obsessed photographer determined to document every corner of Paris before it disappeared under the assault of modern improvements.”
Here are Delhi photos numbered 881 to 885.
881. Chawri Bazaar
882. Deer Park
883. Punajbi Bagh
885. Place Unknown
Hi Mayank and greetings from beautiful Zagreb where I’m attending a convention. Your latest pics made me nostalgic for Delhi, and for you, too. Can we Skype sometime? Hugs!
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