The back-alleys, side-streets and narrow lanes of areas like Old Delhi and Connaught Place combine with the layered histories of these places (and unfortunately in most cases, their current state of disrepair and disorganization) to create interesting urban photographic subjects.
Just some photos from recent trips to Old Delhi, taken in Dec ’11 and Jan ’12.
Service lane in the Sitaram Bazaar area
Auto spare-parts stores near Jami Masjid
Looking down the (once) fabled Meena Bazaar from the steps of Jami Masjid
Side entrance to Fatehpuri Masjid
Fatehpuri Chowk with winter fog
Jalebis, pakoras etc near Excelsior Cinema, Old Delhi
You see some crazy things while walking around Delhi!
The incredible floating sink, Chandni Chowk (photo taken in 2009)
The incredible floating ladder, Hauz Qazi Chowk (hint: it’s a prop to advertise the aluminum store below)
Take that, NDMC demolition squad! In front of New Delhi Railway Station, Ajmeri Gate
Public utility, meet private property, Mehrauli
Just a few photos from around Delhi.
Stationary galli at Atta Market (which is in Noida but I’ve used the NCR licence to include it in Delhi)
Small crane sitting on a pile of sand between two Delhi Metro viaducts, Mayur Vihar
More from my
Delhi Anonymous set of photos …
More photos added to my “Delhi Contemporaneously” collection on flickr!
I’ve added some new “non-historical” photos of Delhi to my
flickr account. Continue reading
A couple of images from the Nov ’08 Nature Bazaar at Dilli Haat.