I have always been fascinated with the back waters , no matter how many times I have been there it’s always seems like a new to experience , Last few days of Onam Holidays 2013
With Nitin Das from Filmkar, Dr.’s Anwar and Sudheer – on a photo shoot around the coastal belt of Kuttanad to Aranmulla Boat race ending up with amazing sunset at Alleppy beach.
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Meeting up with Anwar and Dr. Sudheer at Valancherry, we headed towards Cochin, a familiar route from our last photo shoot at Cochin. However, we did have a plan to pick up Nitin Das, who would be waiting for us at the Aluva Bus Station. and see the Aranmulla Boat Race happening the next day. … Continue reading Onam Hols 1 : The beginning …the route
Next morning greeted us with an amazing sky. Nitin Das was already up doing his time-lapse video. The resort in the morning opened up even more opportunities to to try out various shots, angles, and lighting. We all could not help break away from each other’s company to experiment; learning and trying out shots, for … Continue reading Onam Hols 2 : The stay and playing with light …
The bird sanctuary was just a few km drive from the resort… besides being closer we had Dr Sudheer ( bird enthusiast ) with us 🙂 ….but to our disappointment we saw everything but birds well I did manage to get a silhouette of one though. 😉 Actually, more than watching birds it was a very relaxing … Continue reading Onam Hols 3: Relaxing walk ..
The boat race was not to begin until afternoon. Since we were making good time , a stop by a lake on the way landed us with more shots for the day . Another interesting part about the whole trip was the food at local hotels… And trust me they were good… Shot from across … Continue reading Onam Hols 4: heading out .. a small stop by the lake
Finally we were there, after having a bit of ordeal with the cops for parking space and boy was it packed! .. We found a good spot for Nitin to shoot his videos and me and the good doctors positioned ourselves nearby a monument. People had arrived early to secure a seat in the gallery. … Continue reading Onam Hols 5: Aranmula Boat Race
After the boat race we were back on the road moving towards Alleppy, Was beautiful countryside and the light was just right… some areas we stopped to take a few shots , some areas was just a quick shot through the window of the car itself!! At one point Dr Sudheer stops the car and … Continue reading Onam Hols 6: Back on the road heading out to Alleppey
Heading back , nearer to Alleppy, it started to rain ,and things weren’t looking up for us though it would have been nice to cool down in the rain after being out in the sun for so long at Aranmula but this would not allow us to get the Sunset shots we were looking forward … Continue reading Onam Hol 7 :Final shoot beach and sunset