Sunday, July 31, 2011

Art in selling...

101_0107 by rajesh_dangi
101_0107, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

The roadside sale is always for comodities, making it unique is a skil. The mango seller makes it interesting by cuts....a sure treat for eyes before it hits the tastebuds!

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Early Morning...

101_0100 by rajesh_dangi
101_0100, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

The wholesale markets open before dawn and people rush to buy week full of veggies and rush back home for breakfast, the markets flood with fresh vegetables and few vendors use parking lots as make shift sale remain the best for buyers!

Friday, July 29, 2011

Idly Sambar...

100_9918 by rajesh_dangi
100_9918, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

Most popular of the food lovers and an ideal light meal, idly served with hot sambar in most of the darshinis in the city seems to be one of the largest served food choice in the city....

Thursday, July 28, 2011


IMG_3818 by rajesh_dangi
IMG_3818, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

The monsoon is dutybound, rains in almost twice / thrice weekly, the sky remains cloudy and windy throuh out day makign it a pleasure to drive, sun seem to be on his annoaul vacation..behind the scene!!

Wednesday, July 27, 2011


100_9574 by rajesh_dangi
100_9574, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

Roadside buying is fun, the bargains between buyer and seller are one of the interesting conversations, this one seems to be more details with quality checks and seller seem to have lost interest....

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Florist @Corner

100_9878 by rajesh_dangi
100_9878, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

The Flowers are always in demand all through out the year or anytime of the day, the celebrations and gift do demand these colorful flower bouquets. This florist is decking up his stand early morning with fresh flowers ....

Monday, July 25, 2011

Shopping in Rain..

100_9855 by rajesh_dangi
100_9855, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

It is raining cats and dogs over the weekend, the roadside shoppers are feeling the heat as shoppers prefer staying indoors, other who love the wet and spalshy abode do venture out to get some good bargains!!

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Little Sparrow...

101_0101 by rajesh_dangi
101_0101, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

This is a friend city has been waiting to return since long, once common these sparrows in the city have drastically reduced since longtime and spotting them somewhere is worth a picture!! this one seen in the Russel Market area!!

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Wave pool...

100_9926 by rajesh_dangi
100_9926, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

Another name of fun are the resorts in the outskirts of city with some or the other attractions, this resort has a wave pool! What more you need when city is far from the shore!!

Friday, July 22, 2011

When it Rains...

100_9853 by rajesh_dangi
100_9853, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

while you are out shopping and rain starts playing hide and seek, it does make sense to by an umbrella quickly, the opportunty is seized by this street vendor.....

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Quick fix..

100_9848 by rajesh_dangi
100_9848, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

There are skilled freelancers in the city and the opportunities to quickly earn some bucks is otside the spares shop, as someone buys the spare there comes the need to 'fix' the same, what best could be to find the skilled person right outside the spare shop!!

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Heavy Petting...

100_9874 by rajesh_dangi
100_9874, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

In my neighbourhood I see lot many newbies this season, the morning walks are becoming more playful and interesting!!

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Sales Promotions...

100_9866 by rajesh_dangi
100_9866, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

From trendy cars to cellphones malls are leveraged on weekends by the top brands to create awareness and promote sales, the event management companies are making merry for sure....

Monday, July 18, 2011

Friends of winds..

IMG_3705 by rajesh_dangi
IMG_3705, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

Monsoon brings the wild winds, it takes tolls on already depleting tree resources, the coconut trees seems to have already adapted to heavy winds and are indifferent other than few bends to show respect ....

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Sea fish...

IMG_3648 by rajesh_dangi
IMG_3648, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

City does not have a seashore but enjoys best of both worlds,fish from both east and west coast states (like Tamilnadu or kerala) gets into the city for the sea fish fans, these mackerels have traveled from east coast (Chennai, TN) to my home via the street vendor...

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Lunch Menu

100_9839 by rajesh_dangi
100_9839, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

Deluxe Lunch served on banana leaf - Kai Holige, Cashunut Pakoda, pachadi, Avial, kurukku Kalan, veg pulav, Steamed rice and Daal, keerai Sambar, Tomato Rasam, Curd n Papad @ Annapoorni, Cambridge Layout

Friday, July 15, 2011


100_9813 by rajesh_dangi
100_9813, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

As the city grows and more and more space is utilized for residential and commercial purpose the designated gardens restrict the play areas or are far away kids face the music and chose to play on the neighborhood streets, their game now has a big risk element attached to it!

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Mumbai terror attacks

IMG_3557 by rajesh_dangi
IMG_3557, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

In the memory of the lives lost and severe mental and physical injuries due to terror attacks on Mumbai y'day evening, BDP condems these cowardly attacks ....

Wednesday, July 13, 2011


100_9770 by rajesh_dangi
100_9770, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

While the city remains busy with the routines, some events keep happening in the creative space, the fashion and textile designers from all over the country make a visit to exhibit their merchandise and create new markets...

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

flying dreams..

100_9828 by rajesh_dangi
100_9828, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

While walking aroud the market this display got my attenion, the artisian used leftover textile and created beutiful butterflies out of it with few paper additions, it took me back to my childhood when in the fields we used to chase them and admire the natures creation flying dreams as I used to call them then!!

Monday, July 11, 2011


IMG_3598 by rajesh_dangi
IMG_3598, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

After a bit hot day the city thermostat worked and it rained late evening after sunset, the temperature kept fluctuating and settled below 25 deg C late night...

Sunday, July 10, 2011


100_9801 by rajesh_dangi
100_9801, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

A Quick look at the veggie counter in the market, the freshness in abundance... Sunday is the day for many to visit the wholesale markets and load up for the week...

Saturday, July 09, 2011

Wood Art...

100_9675 by rajesh_dangi
100_9675, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

Traditional art follows the fans, this old wooden pillar must have traveled from rural part of the state to mid city in a restaurant to showcase the tradition, city has many such preservation's getting thickly embedded to daily life...

Friday, July 08, 2011

Call of Duty...

100_9786 by rajesh_dangi
100_9786, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

The traffic police are the most vulnerable to weather changes, hot sun, winter or heavy rains they have experienced it all, these men in unifrom are always seen struggling with erratic traffic on one hand and the weather on the other....

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Shop on Bike...

100_9811 by rajesh_dangi
100_9811, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

Like father like son, both are busy shopping veggies on the road nearby market, a quick ride from home perhaps!!

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Street Shot..

100_9814 by rajesh_dangi
100_9814, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

The usual day, routines are in place, the market lanes are not so busy as it is weekday late morning, weather is good and days are warm!!

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Color Cheer...

100_9790 by rajesh_dangi
100_9790, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

The cheerful colous of chennapattna toys always catch attention, these colours make kids smile and parents rest assured of the natural colours that are harmless and joyful... the art is cherished in the state and concentrated neaby the city thus products get to catch local markets attention with ease....

Monday, July 04, 2011

Browse n buy.

100_9781 by rajesh_dangi
100_9781, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

Weekend stroll in the mall catching up with friends to catch up with the trends, the choice is never a simple decision when it comes to variety of options and pressure to remain well within the trends....

Sunday, July 03, 2011


100_9760 by rajesh_dangi
100_9760, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

City is enjoying 'Imprints', a photography exhibition showcasing nature and wildlife by Sarthak Singhal and Vishakha Vaidya. They showcased approximately 50 Limited Edition frames printed on Archival canvas and each frame was captivating!! The exhibition hosted in Chitrakala Parishat is open till 5th July 2011......

Saturday, July 02, 2011


100_9674 by rajesh_dangi
100_9674, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

The construction workers using bamboo woven baskets to carry the debris, these traditional practices from rural world provide value to urban needs as adaptation by need!!

Friday, July 01, 2011

Mid size malls...

100_9745 by rajesh_dangi
100_9745, a photo by rajesh_dangi on Flickr.

The stock load up is underway to prepare for weekend rush, there are many such midsize malls (actuallya departmental store kind) have been sucessful keping their customer base from traditional grocers and bigger international mall brands, the business seems to be positioned right thus doing good!!