Atget’s Corner – 891-895, 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 891 to 895.
891. Pamposh Enclave
892. Malviya Nagar
893. Place Unknown
894. Jawaharlal Nehru University
895. Connaught Place
YOU MOST EXCELLENT RECORDIST, JOURNALIST, PHOTOGRAPHER, FLANEUR – MAY YOU CONTINUE TO TELL THE STORY OF DELHI INTO THE 22ND CENTURY
Thank you, sir!
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