This year this was my second visit to Kumartuli during my stay of 2 weeks at Kolkata. Kumartuli is colorful and eventful almost always. There is a saying that goes like “we Hindus have 13 festivals to enjoy in 12 months”; and almost all of them need a separate kind of Idols and accessories. And Kumartuli is the one stop shop for all that.
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Venue : Kumartuli, Kolkata [ Calcutta ], West Bengal, India
Lens : Tokina ATX Pro SD 11-16mm F2.8 (IF) DX
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Video: Speaking with tribal people in Chhattisgarh a video by kalyan3 on Flickr.
This was taken in the rural, primarily tribal district of Bastar in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. This couple I recorded here have been married for many years, and are the head of a large family that make tribal handicrafts for sale for (mostly) domestic Indian tourists. The man on the right (mostly unseen) was our multi-lingual local guide: he's mentioned in Lonely Planet India. We simply contacted the Chhattisgarh state tourism board office in Jagdalpur, and asked for an English-speaking guide. He is probably the only one, and he's excellent, so if you're planning to visit Bastar District, I'd suggest hiring him.
Sunday, October 30, 2011
Tennie Tempah Written In The Stars feats Eric Turner from SuperStar Magazine on Vimeo.
Music video by Tinie Tempah feat. Eric Turner performing Written In The Stars. (P) 2010 The copyright in this audiovisual recording is owned by Disturbing London Records Limited under exclusive licence to EMI Records Ltd
Alma from Rodrigo Blaas on Vimeo.
[ Full Screen recommended ]
Written and Directed by: Rodrigo Blaas
Produced by: Cecile Hokes
Art Director: Alfonso Blaas
Lighting Supervisor: Jonatan Catalán
Character Technical Supervisor: Jaime Maestro
Character Design: Bolhem Bouchiba, Carlos Grangel,
Sergio Pablos, Santi Agustí
Animation: Daniel Peixe, ManueBover, Remi Hueso
Sound Design: Tom Myers and David Hughes
Post Production Coordinator: David Heras
Special Thanks: Keytoon, Next Limit, UserT38
Full credits: almashortfilm.com
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Just a bit of experimenting around with stills and music to see how they might compliment each other (and how the technical process might go). My music and squircles in this case, but anything from the wonderful Squared Circle group could've been used.
Due to the screen resizing, they are no longer squared however.
See part 2 of this video here.