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Life in Spiti – Website documenting Spiti Valley

Life in Spiti, a website documenting Spiti Valley

Sometimes we arrive in unknown places and they feel like home. That is how I felt in Spiti. The valley is so silent and still, mostly cut off from the […]

Life in Shimla – Documenting my hometown though pictures.

Life in Shimla

A place that is so deeply entrenched in you that you could walk its streets blindfolded. That is Shimla for me. It is where I belong and it is here […]

Faces of Rajasthan – Year 2009

Portrait of Rajasthani man wearing a red turban smoking in Osian, Jodhpur

Although natives of the Indian state of Rajasthan are rapidly adopting modern culture, there are still a lot of them who prefer to live in the traditional way, specially in […]

Off the beaten path : Stories of life and land in Arunachal, Assam and Meghalaya

Women attending mass at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, on Dec. 23, 2013.

After a tormenting flight full of very strong tremors, landing at Dibrugarh Airport in Assam was a bit of relief for me. In fact, the flight made me care even […]

The city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Jodhpur, the blue city from Mehrangarh Fort,

February, 2009 Jodhpur, Rajasthan Five year ago, when I was supposed to pack my bag with books and notebooks to leave for my 8:40am lecture of Political Science in my […]

Finding Nino

A Mishmi man, standing outside the only eating establishment between Roing and Hunli -- locally known as "65" due to its distance from Roing. The man is holding a sword known as a "daw."

Max Bearak and I are on a month-long journey through Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Meghalaya, documenting cultural  and environmental transformation in the region. Max is a journalist with The New […]

Pictures – Ladakh Flash Floods 2010

Leh Flash Floods 2010, Ladakh, India

(I found a tiny notebook in my cupboard today, with notes from my first trip to Leh back in 2010. It was the time when Leh was hit by a […]

When I wore bright colours for Allen Solly

A page from the Allen Solly LookBook 2013 featuring Himanshu Khagta

Ever since I shared my picture wearing bright yellow shirt and green trousers, my friends haven’t stopped wondering. Why am I wearing such clothes? I normally don’t wear bright colours, […]

Pictures : Snowfall in the Himalayan town of Shimla – Part II

Himachal Pradesh State Library covered in a thick sheet of snow at The Ridge, Shimla

After sharing the first batch of photographs taken in the beautiful snow-covered city of Shimla, I’m back with more! Snowfall in the Himalayan town of Shimla – Part I Today, […]

Story behind the Rewalsar cover shot for Spice Route Magazine

Cover Shot of Spice Route Magazine featuring Rewalsar by Himanshu Khagta

Spice Route, the inflight magazine of SpiceJet published a landscape I took at Rewalsar, a small town in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Ending this post with just one line […]