It took three talented people, including photographer extraordinaire Andrew Adams, and a fabulous sari from Nucreation to complete my glamorous Bollywood makeover.
In honour of Ganesh Chaturthi — the festival celebrating the beloved Hindu god’s birthday — I have gathered my top 6 favourite photos of the massive festivities in Mumbai.
Andrew Adams is an Indian wedding photographer extraordinaire. He has shot close to 200 Indian weddings and these are some of his favourite images.
A glam shot by Indian-wedding-photographer-extraordinaire Andrew Adams of Katha Images. Andrew travels extensively in India, and shoots Indian weddings in Toronto, India and wherever they take place.
Aurovalley Ashram, India, recently initiated Adopt-a-Soul to help fund a school and playroom program for village children on the ashram grounds.
Photograph of tiger taken in Ranthambhore National Park, Rajasthan, by Tiger Watch director Dr. Dharmendra Khandal.
When I was in Sawai Madophur to visit Ranthambhore national park and tiger reserve, my host Satish Jain of The Farm Villa, took me on a tour of the old city of Sawai Madophur — the city the tiger tourists never see — with a stop at his home village to meet his family.
Photograph of Indian street scene courtesy Bruce Granofsky
This sublime photo by Canadian photographer Andrew Adams is of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan – a former trading outpost in the Thar Desert, now known chiefly for tourism and camel safaris. One of my favourite places in India.
I love this photo by Dave Bouskill of Picture the Planet. It’s of Holi, of course, the festival of colour, a celebration that everyone in India loves and plays with unabashed gusto.
Moving moments in Rajasthan, India These photos were taken by photographer Lisa Field-Elliott of the beautiful photo blog Doorwaystraveler.com when she visited Rajasthan, India with Salaam Garage. (more…)
Ganesh Chaturthi is the birthday of the popular Hindu elephant-headed god. This festival is celebrated all over India, but especially so in Mumbai where grand processions bear huge idols to the sea for immersion.