Tag Archives: Karnataka


The old watchman of Belgaum

The old #watchman of #Belgaum #karnataka #india #wedding #vscocam

Continue reading »

Don’t leave me now

As a photojournalist, one of the most challenging beats to work on is the crime beat. It is a beat of extremes. I end up doing work that emotionally drains me out to something that is very mundane. Covering suicides drains me the most. Personally, there is a larger purpose in covering suicides…

Continue reading »

Notes from the field:Politics & Media

Wednesday morning coverage of the Diamond Jubilee inauguration of Karnataka Public Service Commission(KPSC) could have been just another event if not for the events chief guests – Governor HR Bharadwaj, and Chief Minister B S Yedyurappa – the two people, at loggerheads in the current political drama in the state. Them sharing the same podium, was medias’ ‘orgasmic’ moment…

Continue reading »

Few frames behind the lens

As an assignment for my Advanced News Photography class held during my Diploma in Photojournalism scholarship program I did an audio slideshow featuring my photographer colleague K Anantha Subramanyam at his home and at work. […]

Continue reading »

The Park Bench Stories

The Park Bench Stories was a multimedia assignment for my course at ACFJ at Ateneo De Manila University. It was originally a Soundslides Audio Visual project and now converted into a video format. The video […]

Continue reading »

A classroom experiment on Soundslides

Multimedia, audio, video… seems to be/is the emerging mantra for photojournalists. Convergence of different mediums have created a whole new world of opportunities for visual story-telling. Also, from this year World Press Photo has instituted […]

Continue reading »

My Camera Obscura

As part of my scholarship studies course of a Diploma in Photojournalism from ACFJ, I had to make a pinhole camera / Camera Obscura out of a Pringles Potato wafers container.  For me, making the Pringles Camera […]

Continue reading »

And it rained

The hardest part of my job involves commuting across Bangalore city on a scooter. Why do I say that? There are two reasons for it. First reason is obvious: the great Bangalore traffic jams. Second, […]

Continue reading »

MLTR- Live at Bangalore

Someday, Somewhere, We’ll be together…….   To all the people in my life with whom I have lost contact,  to everyone I meet everyday during the rush hour but long to spend quality time together, […]

Continue reading »

Notes From the Field : Chikungunya

Notes From the Field – Nishant Ratnakar Date: Monday, 11th May, 2009. Place: D J Halli near Bangalore. At a locality known as Moulana Compound: "Have any health officials visited your locality since the outbreak?" […]

Continue reading »