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Atget’s Corner – 941-945, 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 1,00,000 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 941 to 945.

941. Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti

Ghosts Don't Exist

942. India International Center

Netherfield Ball – Murad Ali Baig’s Book Reception, India International Center

943. Mehrauli


944. Yellow Line Metro

The Man of Traditions

945. Vasundhara

Income Disparities