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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 […]

3623kms in Ladakh on a Farm Tractor

Tractor approaching ZojiLa Pass

So last year we went on a rather unusual journey. We took a farm tractor 3623 kms across Ladakh through the most dangerous roads, highest passes and random rivers. In […]

Snowfall in the Himalayan town of Shimla – Part I

A man walking past the closed shops at the Mall road of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

17th January, 2013 Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India After a month of clear sunny days, it was raining when I got up. I trusted the weather gods and the Norwegian Meteorological Institute […]

Rural Central India for two months

School Kids of government school in Bettiah, Bihar, laughing in a WASH in school session which is a part of the Nirmal Bharat Yatra

I am back to the hills after spending almost two months in central Indian villages with WASH United. The following paragraphs will have a brief info about the yatra and […]