Atget’s Corner – 906-910, Delhi Photos

Atget’s Corner – 906-910, 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,…

Letter from Venice - What the Morning Commuter Sees, Lido

Letter from Venice – What the Morning Commuter Sees, Lido

Early day’s revelations. [Text and photo by Lucio De Capitani] The main disadvantage of living in Lido, at the outer edge of the Venetian lagoon, is that, although you technically are in Venice, it takes about forty minutes to reach…

Mission Delhi – Meer Aliza, Hazrat Nizamuddin's Shrine

Mission Delhi – Meer Aliza, Hazrat Nizamuddin’s Shrine

One of the one percent in 13 million. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] There is a tree with brown leaves and a pair of anonymous graves in front of him. The young man is seated down on the…

City Food – Sattu ka Ghol, Turkman Gate & Other Places

City Food – Sattu ka Ghol, Turkman Gate & Other Places

A gift from Bihar. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] Eclipsed by Mughlai and Punjabi cuisines, Delhi’s parallel world of Bihari food is invisible to all, except the millions of migrants from Bihar. Tracing it is like mapping a…

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Surabhi Mehrotra, Civil Lines

Our Self-Written Obituaries – Surabhi Mehrotra, Civil Lines

The 115th death. [By Surabhi Mehrotra] “Let’s go,” murmured Future. She held his hand and prepared to leave. “But you must stay,” cried Present, “why don’t you believe?” Away she went, on Future fixed her gaze Caught in love’s fever,…

Photo Essay - Chasing a Beautiful Woman, Khan Market Bookstores

Photo Essay – Chasing a Beautiful Woman, Khan Market Bookstores

A bookish excursion. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] She was in a white top and she looked very happy. One evening The Delhi Walla saw a beautiful curly-haired woman entering Faqir Chand & Sons bookstore on Khan Market’s…

Letter from Dayanita Singh - On The Delhi Walla Picture Prints

Letter from Dayanita Singh – On The Delhi Walla Picture Prints

An artist’s idea. [By Dayanita Singh] Dear The Delhi Walla, What I LOVE the the most about Photography is the various ways in which it can be disseminated. You do it so briliantly on the net. I make books and…