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 […]

Editorial Portraits of Rubina Singh for Femina Magazine

Editorial Portrait shoot for April 17, 2013 issue of Femina Magazine

Femina Magazine assigned me to take editorial portraits of Rubina Singh, director of Hollaback Chandigarh, a movement dedicated to ending street harassment using mobile technology. I was supposed to take […]

Pictures – From my first trip to Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh

Harvesting cherries in an orchard at Kandiyali, near Narkanda at Himachal Pradesh, India

Back in the year 2009, I drove through one of the most dangerous roads  (History Channel says so) to reach Kinnaur. To be honest, it is not that dangerous. It […]

The mighty Maha Kumbh mela at Allahabad

People at Sangam - Maha Kumbh Mela, Allahabad

Three years back, I experienced my first Kumbh Mela on the banks of river Ganga at Haridwar, where I spent most of my time with the Naga Sadhu’s of Juna […]

Pictures : Celebrating the colourful festival of Holi

Drummer drenched in colors performing the ritual of Samaaj in Barsana during the festival of holi

Dear friends, Happy Holi! This year, I’ll share few more pictures from Braj Holi, the most colourful version of Holi, that is celebrated in a group of small villages around […]