100 Incredible Passionate Photographers – World 2018

Photography is such a boon for us humans. Letting us capture the beauty of a moment and letting us keep it close to our hearts forever and ever. Some people pick up photography as a hobby and end up being geniuses at it.

Palsmaniaa brings to you a listicle of 100 such photographers who create magic with their cameras and bring the most mundane scenes to Life. Their sense of composition and angles is what differentiates them from the others. The way they play with lights and create a story out of nothing is what caught our attention and we decided to feature them on our platform.

Their pictures are nothing short of brilliance and will make you fall in love. Come and see for yourself.

1. Altug comes from the beautiful Mediterranean country of Cyprus and holds citizenship for four other countries. Photography started off as a hobby for him and now he is a full time travel photographer. He keeps himself busy exploring the world and documenting the beauty of the places he visits with his camera.

Exploring Adjara, Batumi with @visitbatumi #visitbatumi

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2. Alex, a London based photographer calls himself a traveller and an adventurer who sees the world through his camera. He takes pride in his aerial photography skills, which has become one of the highlights of his work. His knack for aerial photography has taken him to places like Las Vegas, Sweden, the Canadian Rockies and many more such picturesque sites. His skills have allowed him to work with reputed brands like Nikon, Mercedes, Lufthansa and Ritz Carlton.

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3. Robert better known by his Instagram name Nois7 is a leading modern digital artist. His work makes you feel that you are a part of a surreal dream. The way he plays with colours and his brilliant work with composition makes him one of the best in his game. He believes that it is important to exalt someone’s imagination and by believing in something that doesn’t exist one can still create it.

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4. Felgra is all of 24 and has an experience of 7 years in landscape photography. His love and passion for photography allows him to work with many hotels and tourism boards. His believe is to shoot something in such a manner that you personalise it with your creativity. Sunrise shots are his favourite and he wants to travel to Northern Germany in order to shoot it’s picturesque landscapes.

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5. Bryan is a travel and commercial photographer based in Portland and no one knows the natural landscapes like him. He takes out the ultimate beauty of a snow-laden forest or a green trail surrounded by the blue sea with his knowledge of composition.

Heard it was snowing in NYC ❄️

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6. Hélène is a true adventurer at heart who is not scared to jump in the deep blue ocean and hike the highest mountain. She likes to bring a hint of styling to her idea of photojournalism and is a pro at natural light photography. She has lived in more than 4 nations and travelled around 45 countries ever since she was 18.

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7. Amit Khanna is a Mumbai based Fashion Photographer and Film Maker, who is the sole holder of the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award in the same field. He has been a part of various national and international brand campaigns and has worked with various reputed national beauty pageants and fashion weeks.

His undying passion and commitment have led him to showcase his skills at celebrated platforms like Provogue Mr. India, Miss Diva, Femina Miss India, BCL, Campus Princess, Lakme Fashion Week, Wills, IIJW. Amit has been associated with international brands like Starbucks for celebrity photo shoots as well as brands like Chromozome, Oriflame, Gatsby, Crusoe, Natures Essence and many more. His style transformed fashion photography in India, and gave it a global edge to magazines like L’officiel, Nobleless, Hi Blitz, AGL, The Man and Men’s Health.

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8. Ading is a Melbourne based photographer, who is currently settled in Jakarta for many of his projects. His marvellous skills have landed him as one of the promotional icons for international camera brand, Nikon. Ading’s understanding of both natural and man made landscapes has given him a reputation as one of the best in the business.

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9. Jordan considers himself to be an accidental photographer. He spent a year of his life exploring and working in China, where he taught himself the art of photography. His passion for this took him to some of the most remote and beautiful places around Asia and beyond!

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10. Sean considers himself to be an accidental photographer and gives due credit to Instagram as it helped him develop his passion for the camera and the lenses. He is passionate about travel and landscape and travel photography, which has taken him not just around his homeland of UK, but the other beautiful countries of the world. This self taught genius has collaborated with National Geographic, Swiss Air, Samsung and many more.


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11. What started off as a pass time for Paris based photographer, Mary has now become her full time profession. She believes in taking instant shots of a place and taking out the true essence of it. Her passion travel has made her vow that she will try to explore a new place every month!

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12. Architecture by profession and time-lapse photographer by hobby, Michael is better known as @LondonViewpoints on Instagram. With his knowledge of best places to go to in London for views, rooftop bars and hotels with the most beautiful panoramic view he became the person to go to! This opened a pool of opportunity for him in London and now his recommendation map continues to grow.

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13. Musab is a UAE based photographer, who is a member of the reputed Emirates falcon photography Club. He is a mechanical engineer by profession and found his love for photography in 2010. There has been no looking back ever since then. Capturing the gorgeous Emirati cityscapes and landscapes is his speciality.

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14. Jean-Phillipe Mattei, who is better known as @capra311 on Instagram is a French photographer, based out of the beautiful city of Paris. His fascination for street and urban photography makes him travel around the world and visit some of it’s finest cities. The way he portrays Paris through his camera lens will make you fall in love with it’s streets and it’s architecture.

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15. Dorian is a 30 years photographer, who comes from the country of Albania. He moved out of his homeland and shifted to Italy when he was all of 18 and that is when he discovered his love for photography. That is when the biggest story of his life enfolded as he started exploring little places, cultures and his passion to capture these moments made him what he is today.

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16. Pratik was just another Instagram addicted man who would share his day to day experience with his viewers, until he started getting recognition for his work. He loved how people appreciated his work and the hunger for appreciation made him better as a photographer. He is better known as @sadak_chap on Instagram.

OUR 100K JOURNEY !!! … – – – I have shared my story many times , like way too many times . But this time I will share names of few people who played an important role in this journey . – – 9th September 2013 a guy named Pratik Talreja joined Instagram and posted a selfie as his first post ( clicked from a 2 mp cell phone camera ) . In the same year we bought a Canon 600D on Dhanteras ( typical Indians ) . I had no knowledge about photography whatsoever . One of my best buddy @svanpal1 taught me about the basics of composition, camera settings and advised me to shoot only on manual mode.thank you Bala ? . I started clicking pictures only on manual mode ( it explained me about the difference between how we humans see and how a camera sees ) . I started googling things about photography and I could see lil improvement and people started appreciating my clicks which kept me motivated . In early 2014 I connected with @sonalid3 on Instagram coz of her work and started asking her questions . She was so kind and helping , she helped me in every possible way . Trust me , I wouldn't be what I am today without her . Hands down she's the best friend I made through Instagram . Thank you Sonali . I started going out with my camera more often and @bigfatmonk ( another best friend ) used to accompany me everywhere . He used to share all kind of info and knowledge about photography with me . We have been to so many places together and this guy is someone who has always been there for me since beginning . Thanks Kp . In 2015 I convinced my folks for an upgrade ( I had shot couple of engagements , weddings , functions and had started earning from it) . My Chacha ,Chachi and sister have always supported me whole heartedly and they got me a full frame . Thank you family . Later on I became good friends with @sumeetkadakia and @kushalized through Instagram aur saala inn logo ne bhi kabhi peecha nahi choda :p . I feel blessed to have such people in my life . I also owe big-time to @gokkaningaa and @grumpydipsterr for things they do for me and constantly keep on encouraging me . #MaiBhiSadakChap #100k #journey #instagram #BadaSpeech #HashtagKeLiyeNoSpace

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17. Sage is a 24 years old photographer based out of NYC. His passion for travelling and documenting his expeditions around the world gave him the recognition that he deserved. He is a content creator for world renowned travel page, Beautiful Destinations.

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18. Zane is a 24 years old photographer from Arizona, who never misses a chance to travel and shoot. He has been passionate about photography as long as he can remember. He loves photography for many reasons, it helps one see the world in a different way and one can never stop learning. There’s something about freezing a moment in time, and being able to capture a specific vibe.

Be careful with your words, they can only be forgiven, not forgotten.

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19. Alvaro has travelled to 97 countries while still working his 9 to 5 job! Lets just call him Superman with a camera! His photography skills are on point and he never misses a chance to travel and document his expeditions. His motto is to travel as much as he can!

No visit to Zanzibar would be complete without exploring Stone Town. Its the most diverse city in the Indian Ocean with a rich cultural mix from Africa, Middle East, Indian subcontinent… A surprising and tasteful collection of cultures, religions, people, foods, with a clear and distinct merchant base. Here featured is the port of Stone Town where all the Dhows and commercial ships made their daily ventures. @parkhyattzanzibar is right in the middle of this bustle and hustle and while having an exquisite establishment to enjoy your holidays, still allows that cultural immersion into Stone Town's dynamic activity. Hope you've enjoyed my Zanzibar series, and I cant wait to start telling you about my adventures in Bhutan!

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20. Trishita is a travel enthusiast with a knack for photography. Her life has been all about taken chances, she studied Pharmacy and now works in the field of advertising while following her passion for travelling and photography.

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21. Aishwarya started off as a model and then found her calling as a lifestyle, fashion and travel photographer. She has worked with some of the most well known faces in the world of fashion and lifestyle and worked with some of the biggest brands in the same field.

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22. Vijay is known for his keen eye for details when it comes to photography. In his 7 years old career, he has built himself up by working with various brands and advertising agencies. He describes his work as a piece of art and considers himself to be versatile in his field.

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23. Ankit is a man of many talents. He started professional photography only 2 years back and has built up his strong base. He is also a writer and an aspiring film maker, who loves to travel in every couple of months and sunsets are his most favourite thing to capture. His association with GoPro as one of their ambassador has been a year and a half long.

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24. Tulika gets the best of both world by being a proof reader during weekdays and a photographer on weekends. 90% of her shots are taken from her phone camera and she takes sheer pride in it. Her motivation to pursue photography is the fact that she gets to explore the unknown and make new memories.

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25. Jeryl is a Singapore based photographer with strong aesthetics skills. He documents the rapid urbanisation of rapidly growing Asian cities on his Instagram page and captures the true essence of city life.

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26. Dev is a photographer based out of Mumbai and is fascinated by the beauty and elegance of nature and art. His choice of weapon for clicking all this amazing shots is an iPhone and he keeps on sharing his experience on various social media platforms.

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27. Siddhartha is a true blue traveller at heart. He believes in learning about people’s heritage and culture through the people he meet while he travels and explores. His photographs tell a million stories while he curates them on his own. He makes us believe in the whole idea of wanderlust.

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28. Nimit would express himself on canvases before he discovered his love for photography and now he plays with lights and colours in order to create masterpieces of his own. His subjects vary from festivals to portraits and landscapes. He takes pride in all his work which has been featured on various platforms. He has worked with the Government of West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh in order to promote tourism.

राजस्थान की सुबह. Morning In Rajasthan. Nature is always miraculous. You can't expect and never know what you'll get next. I'm traveling from last 8 years in different part of India and every time when I visited to Himalaya's, Pushkar, Varanasi or any other place it showed me some unseen moments. Magical mornings and dreamy nights. Today I would like to thanks beautiful mother nature for all those memories. Thanks to mother nature for giving me a chance to capture all those beautiful moments through my camera. Nikon D800. Nikon 24-70mm f2.8G ED. Exif :- 1/640s @ f2.8 @ 50. #Pushkar #Rajasthan #Morning #Animal #India #StreetPhotography #Nikon #StreetPhotographyIndia #TheWeekOnInstagram #yourshotphotographer #IndiaPictures #IAmNikon #big_shotz #earthcapture #Silhouette #special_shots #earthfocus #indiaphotoproject #oph #whpthankful #creativeimagemagazine #moodygrams #indianphotography #Travel #zonestreet ¤ ¤ ¤

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29. Growing up in South East Queensland gave Ben the opportunity to be closer to nature which gave way to his interest of shooting outdoor lifestyle and landscape. His work captures the true raw beauty of nature and makes his viewers want to dream.

Still moments by the lake that last a lifetime. ✨

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30. Talman is a New Zealand based photographer and adventurer. He has devoted his existence on exploring every inch of New Zealand and documenting it for the world to see. His love for the stars, mountains and the sunrise makes him come alive!

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31. Abdullah is a true lover of his homeland Dubai and shows you the city through his eyes. The extravagance, the skyscrapers and even the sand dunes are brought to life with his amazing skills.

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32. Navaneeth is a celebrated Astro-Landscape photographer from Bangalore. His celestial shots look like they are straight out of a dream and his brilliance has been featured in reputed platforms like National Geographic, BBC Earth, Huffington Post, and Cond’e Nast Traveller.

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33. Russell Pearson Contributor for @BBC Earth Landscape/Travel/Portrait Photographer Based in The Netherlands All Images subject to copyright © www.overexposed.nl

Ok you asked for it, i found this waterfall in Ehrwald, Tirol….just a short hike from one of the main roads, totally deserted, I could set up my camera and filters for this long exposure without a problem. The waterfall itself is called Haselgehr Wasserfall, it’s not really signposted so you have to follow your intuition a bit to find it…..or google it as I did, I found a blog which explained how to get here in great detail..don’t you just love internet. . Nikon D750 Nikon 18-35 Nisi ND-6 Stop and CPL Filter . ➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖ Website. : www.overexposed.nl Buy Prints : overexposed.smugmug.com ➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖ #bestintravel #iamnikon #travelandlife #travelphoto #fotograaf #lifeofadventure #travelstoke #areyouawake #travelphotography #yourshotphotographer #travelphotos #lpfanphoto #timeoutsociety #exploretocreate #earthfocus #nikon #fantastic_earth #roamtheplanet #beautifulmatters #wanderlust #secretplaces #iamatraveler #wonderful_places #earthpix #tlpicks #bbctravel #earthcapture #reizen #exploretocreate #travelphotographer

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34. Dominik has a passion for capturing emotions and moment which other people would generally overlook. His raw talent has got him the recognition that he deserves.

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35. Sumer has ventured into the field of underwater photography which is greatly untouched. The shots of the underwater world are surreal and a window to the world of the unknown. Each shot is mesmerising!

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36. He believes that practice makes a man perfect and that completely reflects in his work. He is all of 23 and is already a pro at his work. See it for yourself! Also, he is the Brand Ambassador for Plotagraphpro software.

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37. Alex describes herself as a lady backpacker and can mostly be seen on her adventures with a camera on her hip! She has been travelling far and wide! Watch her explore more on her Instagram  handle, @lostwithpurpose

And now for Bhutan's most famous sight, Paro Taktsang, more commonly known as the Tiger's Nest ? You've probably seen this photo and ones like it a million times. It looks effortlessly beautiful, but photos never give the whole story. When we visited the monastery with @GrayLangurTours, it was a lengthy two hour trek uphill. The vertical ascent is quick, and breathing is a bit difficult near the top. To our dismay, storm clouds started rolling in once we reached the monastery. The beautiful sunny day quickly turned gray and flat. The monastery was stunning, but our photos… not so much. We'd already walked halfway back down the mountain, when sunlight burst through the clouds and illuminated the mountain once more ? After a few moments of deliberation, we realized we couldn't miss this window of opportunity. We told the guides we'd meet them at the bottom and started sprinting back up the mountain. Half an hour, several kilometers, and many heart attack feels later, we reached this view point. The sunlight was perfectly golden, the clouds were soft and fluffy, and the prayer flags fluttered just so. It was exactly the moment we'd been waiting for, and there was no doubt in our minds that it was worth the sweaty struggle. A photo says more than a thousand words, but sometimes you need a little backstory, too ?

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38. Ishita found her love for adventure photography on the cliffs of the Himalayas. She is an avid trekker and hopes to climb higher while taking out the best of her art.

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39. Akash quit his day job as an IT consultant to pursue his passion for photography. He found his calling while taking human portraits with an international touch. His idea of natural lighting makes him stand out others from his fraternity.

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40. Bhumika found her passion for photography at the tender age of 19. She went on to discover her art and worked with internationally renowned brands like Jimmy Choo, Selfridges and the Elton John Foundation. She can capture the most delicate emotions and feelings through her camera lens and take out the true essence of it!

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41. Born in India, Chris never realised the true power of travelling until he moved to London to finish Uni. His experience started when he saved up enough to travel through out around Europe in his last year of Uni. His shots are brilliantly taken and prove how important is light and colour play when it comes to photography.

Have a great week ahead! Also Happy Diwali #travellerchris

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42. Tiffany started off photography as a hobby which eventually turned into a freelance work. She thanks this medium as it helped her express whatever she felt during her darkest times. Shooting has made her change the perspective about world and she finds it incredibly liberating.

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43. Find New Zealand photographer & videographer Lola chasing the sun & stars on a quest to capture the energy of people experiencing new and beautiful places. Immortalising gorgeous moments in time full of candid love, youth, fun & adventure.

Soaking up some remarkable views in my @rpmclothing goodies ?? ?: @jordgosling

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44. Philipp a German by birth found a new lifeline when he moved to London and that was photography. It hasn’t just helped him see life from a new angle but also helped him network and created incredible opportunities for him.

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45. Karl Kolah, A self taught phone photographer, who found solace in the art of photography. It helps him share his day to day life and put them forward to his viewers in the most creative manner.

Finally completing a 1,000 pictures on @instagram, and what a journey it has been. Thank you to each one of for your appreciation, #kindcomments and enjoying this journey of life. Keep the love, encouragment and support pouring in I have a special connect with Haji Ali and Mumbai. Therefore I thought I ll make it a part of a post to remember. Happy weekend guys #indiapictures #_soi #_soimumbai #mymumbai #mumbai_uncensored #shotononeplus #moodygrams #agameoftones #indiaclicks #artofvisuals #illgrammers #vsco #oneplus5 @oneplus_india @oneplus #itz_mumbai #jj_mobilephotography #shoot2kill #yourshot_india #photographers_of_india #streetdreamsmag #mypixeldiary #trelltalemumbai #sdmtravels #lonelyplanetindia #itz_mumbai @beautifuldestinations #beautifuldestinations #whpfindthelight #maxyourcity #mumbai #honor7 @honorglobal @hihonorindia

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46. Sunny is a travel photographer and influencer, who loves to shoot humans and plans to travel India from the north to south in a span of 4-5 months.


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47. Maharshi learnt photography through Youtube videos and started his journey when he bought a smartphone. Over the years he has brushed up his skills to such a level that he does photography professionally. He believes that everyone is a learner till the end of a lifetime.

A perfect sunset as you expect in Goa! #partofmyfeed

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48. Sammya’s idea of story telling shifted from writing to photography over the years of growing up. He has pioneered the biggest influencer group for the city of joy, Kolkata and strives to do brilliant work over the period of time.

Mood weather update. Incessant rains makes me nostalgic and allures me to share one of my favorite Calcutta photographs all over again 🙂 There's something about this city that keeps you going. Yes, the city has so much to offer. And I realize this each and every second of my existence. Is there a city in the world that gives you a reason to survive even when the stakes are low? When the odds are brutally against you? Perhaps no. Yes, the city frustrates you at times but then at the very next moment, it makes up for the lost ground. That is what makes me a Calcutta lover. Unflinchingly so!! #streetphotography #indiapictures #incredibleindia #photooftheday #_soi #streetphotographyindia #indiaclicks #ig_calcutta #lonelyplanetindia #indianphotography #inspiroindia #creativeimagemagazine #kolkata #onlyinbengal #cloudporn #sokolkata #reportagespotlight #instalove #rain

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49. Huda is another adventurer at heart who has travelled across Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe. She is a lawyer by profession and passionate about her photography skills. Her idea of composition and subject has found her a place in this list.

Downtown #Dubai ? — #BurjKhalifa #VisitDubai

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50. Ashraful was always in love with arts and he persuaded his love for the same in the form of Fine Art photography. He got inspired by the little things in life to start capturing each thing that matters.

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51. Kinshuk has set up his career in the field of Finance for his family, while he persuaded his passion for photography to make himself happy. He believes seeing thing differently is the key to finding the perfect shot.

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52. Tushar didn’t curb his inquisitive mind and explored the streets of Mumbai to understand the city better and take out it’s true essence in all his shots.

You all know how much I love Bombay and the Bandra Worli Sea Link signifies the years of development in #Mumbai’s infrastructure! I took this shot last year with the thought that one should capture this bridge in Mumbai the ones bridges like the ones in Europe. I had never imagined that clicking this shot which I loved after I saw this coming out of my camera or for that matter you all love to do could take you to your dream destinations too. – Here is your chance to #LiveYourPassion and win a free trip to #Europe by uploading your best shots in #ICICIBank’s #TravelPhotography contest. – Click the Link in Bio to participate. – What’s more, your click gets published on their website. You will also win assured participation vouchers worth ₹1,250. . . . . . @beautifuldestinations . #mymumbai #thingstodoinmumbai #indiapictures #moodygrams #mumbai_igers #_soi #_soimumbai #photographers_of_india #indianphotography #yourshot_india #dslrofficial #storiesofindia #itz_mumbai #cntgiveitashot #mumbai #tripotocommunity #lonelyplanetindia #lonelyplanet #everydaymumbai #yourshotphotographer #canonasia #agameoftones #beautifuldestinations #mumbaibizarre

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53. Apoorva thanks her parents for their support for helping her find that one thing that keeps the fire alive within her. Photography was her calling and she keeps on falling in love with it even more every single day.

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54. Mayur is a hobbyist photographer, traveller and explorer. His work has bee featured by some of the leading dailies. He treks around Maharashtra and makes sure captures every gorgeous thing he comes across during his adventures.

Everyone has somewhere to go… PS: Risked to sit on the edge of the terrace to click this frame. No tripod used! ? Long exposure series: (3/3) ______________________________________ #mymumbai #seemumbai #trelltalemumbai #palsmaniaamumbai #itz_mumbai #dslrofficial #mumbai_uncensored #somumbai #_soimumbai #mysimpleclick #amazingmumbai #yourshot_india #streetsofmaharashtra #maharashtra_ig #theIMAGED #ig_nill #trappingtones #omgofficialindia #way2ill #poi #longexposhots #long_exposure #phototag_longexpo #longexpohunter #super_photolongexpo #citykillerz #india_undiscovered @indianphotography.inc @photographers.of.india @yourshot_india @moodygrams @dslrofficial @itz_mumbai @my.mumbai @indiapictures @theimaged @way2ill_ @amazing_longexpo @long_exposures @trappingtones @mumbaiuntold @my_mumbai @ig_nill @palsmaniaamumbai @streets.of.mumbai @things2doinmumbai

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55. Onotch shows the world how beautiful the landscapes of Japan are through his photographs. He mainly is interested in shooting Tokyo’s gorgeous and well lit up cityscape.

. 黄金色の朝 . 今年も会いに行ってきました?? . でも… . 去年よりおしゃれじゃないwww . いっそのこと去年のおっさんを召喚しようかとも思いましたがそのまま載せます? . とりあえずご健在でなりよりでした☺️ . Location: Tokyo, Japan . . #art_of_japan_ #ig_japan #igersjp #japan_of_insta #lovers_nippon #loves_nippon #phos_japan #photo_shorttrip #photo_travelers #ptk_japan #ray_moment #retrip_news #team_jp_ #tokyocameraclub #UnknownJapan #visitjapanjp #whim_life #kf_gallery_vip #土曜日の小旅行 #東京カメラ部 #はなまっぷ紅葉2017 #yourshotphotographer #Kani_Filter_2017秋コン #Lovers_Nippon_2017秋コン #tokyoofficialcameraman #東京オフィシャルカメラマン #nipponpic #nipponpic_秋たけなわ2017 #team_jp_秋色2017

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56. Ashutosh battled through some of the darkest times in his life only to find in the end of the tunnel. He found his sense of freedom through travelling and photography.

|| Har Ki Dun || I was literally shivering when we reached our final destination which was Har Ki Dun(the valley that Pandavas passed through, in an attempt to reach heaven). We had just bathed in the waterfall which was almost ice belive me i got numb in like just 5 seconds and since we had no clothes I was literally wearing shorts and tees and had no woolens. We had left our bags at Osla(last basecamp) and had planned to spend our day at Har ki Dun and hike back the same day but since it got late, we decided to spend our night at a Garhwal Mandl guesthouse. It was all unplanned, we were uncomfortable, we had no clothes the temperature was around – 3 at night,we had no cosy blankets or bed, all we had was just our cameras, inspite of all these odds, it felt good,it felt relaxing. These unplanned moments were way better than the so called planned lives we were living in the cities. The next morning ,we all got up at 6, despite the cold there, and the first thing we did was not checking our mobile phones infact we opened the window and waited for the sun to rise, how barely does one do so in the cities, everyone is so busy and pre occupied by their morning chores that they barely even care about the sun. Such is life in the mountains, calm, slow and peaceful.Blessed are those who are living such lives. What do you guys think? . . . . . . . #travelblogger #travelgram #travelling #skyporn #nature #naturelover  #beautifuldestinations #artofvisuals #agameoftones #hiking #like4like #likeforlike #likeforfollow #like4follow #lfl #explore #wanderlust #adventure #outdoor #mountains #passionpassport #photooftheday #weekend #wild #landscape #himalayas #uttrakhand #garhwal #snow #harkidun

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57. Archit calls himself an urban explorer and believes that capturing the essence of urban exploration is the toughest as one has to look at it differently. He keeps on exploring and finding things that would interest his viewers.

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58. Sourabh is an obsessive traveller who has a passion for photography. He has entered various reputed competitions and has won more than we can count.

Kabhi bolke kabhi bin kahe, Ek baat si chalte rahe. Tere dil se mere dil tak, Ek dor si banti rahe… P+A, 2017 • • #MaxYourView #Honor7x @hihonorindia and @photographers.of.india • @nimitnigam – check the recent contest above • • DM or drop an email to sourabhgandhi@hotmail.com for pre n post wedding shoots, baby shoots, corporate shoots! ❤? IG – @sabbyy.sg www.sourabhgandhi.com • • • #incredibleindia #india_91 #India_Gram #india_tourism_ #india_undiscovered #natgeoyourshot #indiagram #foto4ever #indianphotography #IndianShutterBugs #indianstories #indiapictures #indiatourism #HeyDelhi #SoDelhi #FlavorsOfDelhi #_indiasb #igers_india #igersindia #ig_india #storiesofindia #photographers_of_india #lonelyplanetindia #mypixeldiary #desi_diaries

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59. Subhayan believes in creating a special bond with the subject which is being shot and thats how you capture the raw beauty of it. His attachment to every shot of his is something which helps his viewers to connect to it as well.

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60. Kay does everything he puts his heart and mind with a lot of passion. He believes in telling a story through his shots be it a cityscape or a landscape.

Blue painted lake, in the heart of Narnia…☃️?

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61. Namrata finds happiness in writing and photography. She is a full time working mother and yet her drive to click gorgeous shots is something which reflects on her work as well.

Originally built as the Cathedral High School, this prominent corner Oriental building is located at the very epicentre of British Bombay, at the junction of commercial Hornby Road and administrative Esplanade Road and faces Flora Fountain. The building was acquired by the Oriental Life Insurance Company and remodelled in 1898 under the supervision of prolific designer FW Stevens into a multi-turreted Gothic fantasy..!! (Source: Wikipedia)! . . . . . #maibhisadakchap #_soimumbai #_soi #somumbai #trippyowl #tripotocommunity #trelltalemumbai #thingstodoinmumbai #amazingmumbai #mumbai_ig #streetphotographymumbai #everydaymumbai #asia_photo_magazine #myhallaphoto #mumbaiblogger #photographers_of_india #mypixeldiary #mysimpleclick #Incredibleindia #dslrofficial #nikonindia #nikonindiaofficial #ngtdailyshot #ngtindia #itz_mumbai #maharashtratourism #insta_maharashtra #theuncommonbox #mumbaibizarre

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62. Ruman comes from the gorgeous valleys of Kashmir and we don’t doubt that the inspiration for clicking such beautiful pictures comes from the same. Kashmir and it’s scenic beauty are the inspiration for every shot.

Inner peace

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63. Tarun’s bohemian approach towards Fashion and Editorial photography makes him stand out from the lot. That extra edge is so important when there is a certain mindset about fashion photography in the country.

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64. Siddharth is a complete GoPro advocate who started clicking pictures from his phone camera and started posting them on Instagram.

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65. Yash treats photography as his stress buster and believes that it never disappoints him. His forte is architectural photography and is eventually learning all it’s aspects.

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66. Gopi says she has  a long way to go as a photographer and has no specific genre to choose from. She wants to grow everyday and experience the diverse aspects of it.

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67. Manali always knew she wanted to be a photographer and the idea of freezing a moment for a lifetime is something that really gets to her. She believes there is a soul in everything out there and her work is to capture that exact soul.

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68. Vikas serves the country in the army and follows his passion for photography. He loves nature and makes it his subject in every shot.

काश बीड़ी होती ! . The two person in this frame are my best friends of mountaineering course days. One in the right was carrying 14 packs of Bidi with him which he only shared with me and the Left one was sober since birth (Sanskar), with a very great sense of humor. I asked Mr. Right not to take Bidis to the summit camp as it’s not a good thing to smoke at High altitude to which he agreed. That day we woke up at 2 a.m. as we had to start the climbing at 2:30 a.m. The climb was not supposed to be hard, But thanks to the fresh snowfall during the last few days we were knee deep inside the snow, it was very tough to cut way through the snow but somehow we managed to Summit at 12:45 p.m. and made it back to the summit camp at around 4:30 p.m. Tired and exhausted none of us went for dinner that night. After having dryfruits and chocolates, we inside our sleeping bags. We were listing to music and suddenly I asked Mr. Right that “ Bhai beedi hoti the Swarg mil jata yahi”(It would be great if we had bidi) he gave me a devilish smile and start searching his Rucksack, Within a minute he light up two bidis, handed over one to me, I gave him hi5 and we started smoking. Meanwhile the Sanskari started abusing us, he is hilarious and unstoppable when he does that. But soon the tent converted into a HOTBOX full of smoke and the Sankari friend had a hard time in breathing, so he had to get out of his cozy sleeping bag and leave the tent and it was freezing cold outside(The tent was pitched on glacier at the Height of 15800ft). He was shivering when he came back inside and we couldn’t resist laughing. After few minutes of good laugh we finally slept and but the Sanskari friend forgot to Zip-up the Inner layer of tent. The next morning we woke up with a thin layer of frozen snowflakes on the inner layer of our tent and our sleeping bags were wet from outside. That was the last day he shared tent with us or he made sure that we never smoke inside the tent during the next 3 expeditions. #trektheworld #snow #mountains #camping #glacier #Mountaineering #hippieinhills #himgeo #himalayasarecalling

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69. Rizwan’s earliest memory of photography is when he would go out on family vacations and shoot everything that fascinated him. He believes that a certain camera can give a certain result, but its the flair for photography that makes the difference.

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70. Suraj likes fashion, landscape and architectural photographer.He works on a Celebrity cruise ship as a photographer. See his work and get mesmerised.

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71. Shashi is a Pune based photographer and film maker who believes that a photograph is actually a painting done with lights. He loves taking long exposure shots, light sketching and shooting the night sky is his absolute favourite thing to do. In short, he is a colour loving nightbug, he says.

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72. Finding inspiration in new cultures and the people who spread it. This one is always up for an adventure and that makes him a true traveller who has some serious photography skills.

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73. Sanket found his passion for photography at the tender age of 13 and there has been no looking back ever since then. He is an artist and a famous Photographer based in Mumbai. He graduated in Commercial Art from the famous L.S. Raheja School of Art, Bandra.

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74. Siddharth believes that as much as he explores thats equivalent to his self discovery. He is a keen traveller and has explored the Himalayas. His shots are as realistic as his story.

Siddharth is an architect by profession and a photographer and explorer by passion. He is a graduate of Cornell University, USA and has travelled extensively within and outside India, in a quest to understand and document places that stay away from the limelight. He is a keen traveller, Himalayan explorer, photographer and a recently converted blogger. One of his primary focus is a quest to balance a passion for exploration and self discovery while in the midst of the rigmarole of a corporate life that funds his travels outside office. He travels low cost and attempts to showcase places, people and cultures in a most raw and unique manner to provide an unadulterated and engaging visual experience.

I saw this team of trekkers walking towards Annapurna, with Macchapucchare in the background. Don't know why but I spontaneously was mumbling the quote – 'When the snow falls and the cold winds blow….the lone wolf dies but the pack survives' – Eddard Stark; A song of fire and Ice. Trekking in Nepal was very different from any of my trek experiences in India or in the US. More on that later….. . . #himalayas #nepalnow #nepal8thwonder #desi_diaries #mypixeldiary #dslrofficial #myshoeboxofphotographs #indiapictures #travelgram #tripotocommunity #ig_masterpiece #BBCtravel #vscoindia #hiking #mountains #dslrofficial #livetravelchannel #worldnomads #natgeotravel #interCollective #thephotosociety #neverstopexploring #beautifuldestinations #ig_today #instadaily #landscape #lensculture #ig_world #gameofthrones #valarmorghulis @streets.of.india @stories.of.india @indiapictures @indian.photography @desi_diaries @everydayindia @photographers.of.india @streetphotographyindia @himalayangeographic @mounteverestofficial @hippie_in_hills

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75. Shubham has been on the road most of the time and that fuels up his passion for clicking amazing shots.

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76. Lucas loves clicking monuments in Paris and was inspired by all the talent around him on Instagram and that is when he decided that he needs to up his game. He is doing very well for himself at just the age of 16.

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77. Rakesh’s pictures are a source of immense happiness for him and now he is on a mission to show people the true beauty of his hometown in Andhra Pradesh.

Every good picture I click instantly puts a smile on my face which is the reason / motivation that drives me to take better pictures, he says.

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79. A doctor by profession, Christoph found his love for aerial and sports photography. Now he lives in the heart of the Alps and chases his dreams.

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80. Sachin is originally from the Himachal and is in love with the picturesque landscape. But Delhi made him fall in love with its old monuments and architecture which evoked his interest in architectural photography.

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81. Kunal feels each one of us has a photographer within and he never gets bored of shooting in the same location as he feels the place offers something new each time.

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82. Abbas is an engineer turned photographer who has always been a keen observer and feels the need to show the world through his eyes. He is determined to learn and grow each day!

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83. True happiness comes to him through photography. Wildlife, nature and culture being his strong points and now he plans to venture into portraits.

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84. Prudhvi sees the art of photography as a subtractive process, a distilling of reality into a personal vision. As such he often uses the tools of modern photography – different film stocks, filters, digital enhancement – to try to capture in an image the emotions he felt at the moment he tripped the camera’s shutter.

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85. Food and Travel are Nachiket’s choice of photography. His tryst with it started when he was just a kid and would travel with his family.

. #wildcraftwildling #NextWildcraftWildling @wildcraftin “She- Hey, tell me, what can I get for you? Me- I have never asked for any fancy things from anyone, I don’t want any extraordinary garbage, I’m a less needy man. I just want to spend some time with nature maybe beside you or a cute little mountain doggie would also do, to share all my emotions and extraordinary silly ideas with . I want a night to be spent stargazing with my friends. I want that human, who doesn’t tell me what to do, who doesn’t give unnecessary life advices, but always supports me no matter where I fail in life, or gives me direction when I get overwhelmed by my success. You know what, I don’t believe in god, second life, ghost or many things, but myself. I want to live by the mountains where I’ll wake up to the sound of birds chirping, a cold breeze, a surrounding full of energy, people whom I love, the smell of coffee beans and, and a doggie on my lap. That’s what I really want. Will you be able to give it to me?” SHE- DUDE, wake up!! what are you blabbering in this small tent about? we have to hike up this mountain today. ME- Oh my ? #nature #shotonIphone #india #trek #rupinpass #snapseed #snow #tripoto #crackerjackShots #waterfall #beautifuldestinations #trip #foreground #passionpassport #culturaltrip #CNTGiveItAShot

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86. Hazel dreams to travel the world and capture all the gorgeous cityscapes and landscapes around the globe.

Hazel is a travel photographer based in London. She fell in love with photography when she bought her first mirrorless camera. She has been snapping ever since.

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87. Tom loves to shoot the mountains and the rolling oceans. Photography is his idea of story telling and he helps others to share their part as well.

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88. Sanjog is fascinated by the skyscrapers of Mumbai and they get featured the most in his pictures. The concrete jungle is his playground and he is unstoppable!

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89. Explore and fall in love with every place Azhar visits. He uses a Google Pixel to click all the amazing shots you see on his Instagram handle.

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90. Siddhant uses his phone camera to click all the amazing shots you see on his Instagram handle. He believes its his unique perspective which actually makes his shots stand out.

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91. YOU HAVE TO GET LOST BEFORE YOU CAN BE FOUND, living with this motto of life, Harshit believes in sharing his experiences with all his followers through his amazing photography.

|| Meera || . Everytime i travel in the mountains, They reminds me of you, The way they makes me feel when we're alone, the way I feel when I'm without you meera. They reminds me of you, The way you smiles, the embers in your eyes when we kiss. They reminds me of you, The sadness of the day when I started loosing you, The grief I felt as I stood to cry. Meera, They reminds me of you Of the fact that every day I feel like I'm trying to fix your problems, Of the fact that you stolen my tears, in the embers of your eyes, in the way you captured my heart in that beautiful smile Meera, In the nostalgic Happiness, that i will never let you go and whenever i comes back here, you will be waiting in the same way like you do everytime.. . . In frame @triptii . . #meeraculous . #storiesofindia #indiapictures #portrait #moodyports #photographers_of_india #ip_smile #lonelyplanetindia #indiaclicks #visualsoflife #passionpassport #agameoftones #creativeimagemagazine #amazingartofearth #dslrofficial #theexplorester #myluxetravel #ThePhotoSociety #royalsnappingartists #expofilm #indianphotography #himalayangeographic #earth_portraits #igershindustan #girlsthatwander #portraitphotograph

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92. Avni lightens up her world with the help of photography and shares her experience with the world.

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93. Taking life as it comes with each photograph. This one goes around looking for the perfect shot instead of waiting for it to build up.

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94. Self taught and proud of it, Harish always knew he would be venturing into the world of photography.

In this imperfect world, Like a Goddess she rolled. . . The changing of winds, The way waters flow, Life's as short as the falling of snow. . . Instagram feeds are imperfect without tube stories thanks to @ericparephoto and @mytubestories for inventing and initiating this beautiful trend. . . This post is a part of a wonderful photowalk organised by @mumbai_frames, spearheaded by @narkar_aniruddha and @_synclare_ . . . #phodus_competition #streetphotographyindia #ericpare #streetsofmaharashtra #_soimumbai #mumbais_life #_coi #itz_mumbai #mypixeldiary #mysimpleclick #maharashta_desha #mumbai_igers #yourshot_india #mumbaiframes #indianphotographyclub #trellingmumbai #maharashtra_ig #mumbaibizarre #_soi #mumbai_uncensored #desidiaries #mfwalk #mytubestories #_instaindia_ #dslrofficial #official_photography_hub #indiaclicks #insta_maharashtra #CNTgiveitashot #photographers_of_india

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95. Hiten looks for beauty in the ruins and tells the story of the past to his viewers through his shots.

Leading lines

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96. Liam was taught the art of photography by his best friend and now he is unstoppable because of his love for the art. Born and raised in San Diego, started photography about a year ago.

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97. Vinish shows you Mumbai through his camera lens. Find the true meaning of being a Mumbaikar with him.

Mumbai is just not a city.. Its a feeling Ab feel mat karo Itna bhi ? Shot on Moto Z . . . . . . . . __________________________________ #mymumbai #_soimumbai #mumbaibizarre #streetphotographymumbai #mumbai_uncensored #storiesofmumbai #itz_mumbai #mumbai_igers #thingstodoinmumbai #trelltalemumbai #Maharashtra_ig #streetsofmaharashtra #insta_maharashtra #maharashta_desha #GrandFeature #travelrealindia #NGTIndia #indianphotographyclub #indianphotography #oph #photographers_of_india #MyPixelDiary #streetphotographyindia #_soi #yourshot_india #_coi #INDIAPICTURES #indiaclicks #f4fofficial #squadof4 @official_photography_hub @travelrealindia @stories.of.india @streets.of.india @indian.photography @india.clicks @indiapictures @photographers.of.india @photographers_of_india @colours.of.india @wanderers.of.india @yourshot_india @streetphotographyindia

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98. Yashodhar Just like superman. instagram.com/yashodhargulati

This beautiful photo captured by @sagareloaded and edited by me. ?? • • • • • @delhisnaps @delhigram @dfordelhi @dd_delhi @sodelhi @indian.photography @hindustan.pictures @beingindianphotographers @streets.of.india @streets.of.delhi @photographers.of.india @moodyindia @colours.of.india @igershindustan @phodus_competition @indiainblack @stories.of.india @delhite_photographers #delhisnaps #delhigram #dfordelhi #dd_delhi #sodelhi #_soidelhi #mypixeldiary #moodyindia #storiesofindia #indiapictures #india_undiscovered #india_clicks #_soi #storiesofindia #indianphotography #indianphotographers #indianphotographyclub #india_everyday #india_ig #indianshutterbugs #igersofindia #mypixeldiary #india_gram #indiantravelgram #india_undiscovered #i_hobbygraphy #indiaphotoproject #photographers_of_india #streetphotographyindia #india_clicks #dslrofficial #kamerawaledost

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99. Pictures with colours as bright as they get. Parag’s sense of light makes him the genius that he is.

Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder!?? #SlaywithViraj • • • • • • • • • • • • • ▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒ ♨ CREATE?COMMUNE ?INSPIRE ♨ ▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒▒ #beautifuldestinations #desi_diaries #monsoon #CNTGiveitashot #moody #vscocam #filter #skyporn #sky #shotzdelight #IndiaPictures #IndiaClicks #composition #StreetsOfMaharashtra #mumbai #architecture #wanderlust #ship #AGameOfTones #travelgram #Travel #TravelPhotography #click_vision #landscapephotography #landscape #india #building #reflection #moodygrams

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100. Aerial, Landscape or Portrait. He is the man for every forte!

Dargah Sharif ?

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The brilliance of photography is not known until you know your subject. The people who are featured here chased their dreams and followed the stars to become their best. They are the ones who are most recognised in the business and we are proud to be associated with them.

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