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Atget’s Corner – 901-905, 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 901 to 905.

901. Connaught Lane

Food of Delhi

902. Cathedral Church of the Redemption

City Monument - Cathedral Church of the Redemption, North Avenue

903. Locality Forgotten

Photo Essay - Mobile Phone, Around Town

904. Outside Red Fort

Color Combination

905. Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya’s Dargah

A Woman's Place