A Night in Hanle

Ten years ago when I first saw Hanle, it was a small village with an observatory on one hilltop and an ancient Buddhist monastery on the other. It still looks the same but now it has some really comfortable home stays and a lot more tourists. Decades ago it was impossible to get access into this military sensitive zone, now all you need is a special stamp with your inner line permits from the DC office if you are anRead more

Thapar Students Love Astrophotography – 5 Questions They Asked Me

I recently got a chance to interact with the amazingly enthusiastic students of the prestigious Thapar University in Punjab. I was invited to share my journey as a photographer and talk about my long term project, ‘Life in Spiti’. After my hour long talk and presentation, there were some common questions they asked me that I didn’t get the time to answer in detail. Most of them were about talking pictures of stars at night. So I have prepared aRead more