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Autumn: When the Leaves Blush!

Anumita C. Roy

Anumita C. Roy

Anumita Chatterjee Roy is an artist at heart. She has an eye for the unusual. Her naturescapes make her the quintessential Romantic. She paints, is passionate about photography, creates word images in her verses and loves to write. She cooks delicacies and is a foodie. Born in India, she was brought up in several countries. These strengthened the global citizen in her. She now lives in the Columbus, Ohio, with her husband and two sons.
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Autumn brings in a riot of colours. As Albert Camus said, “autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower,” nature blushes into the brightest colors of red, orange, yellow and gold. There seem to be a competition among the foliage to show off. Each tree becomes a spectacular vision. Writers and poets have talked about […]

Toronto: The Enchanting Getaways of Canada

Anumita C. Roy

Anumita C. Roy

Anumita Chatterjee Roy is an artist at heart. She has an eye for the unusual. Her naturescapes make her the quintessential Romantic. She paints, is passionate about photography, creates word images in her verses and loves to write. She cooks delicacies and is a foodie. Born in India, she was brought up in several countries. These strengthened the global citizen in her. She now lives in the Columbus, Ohio, with her husband and two sons.
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Travel with Anumita into the many enchanting getaways and tourist delights of Canada. The Lion Safari Park in Hamilton is a 700-acre land with almost 1000 animals of different species. Lions basking in the sun, giraffes poking their heads at the windows, and curious ostriches were the highlights. The Ontario Royal Museum, one of the largest in North […]

World Photography Day: A Click in the 19th Century Brought about a Revolution!

Anumita C. Roy

Anumita C. Roy

Anumita Chatterjee Roy is an artist at heart. She has an eye for the unusual. Her naturescapes make her the quintessential Romantic. She paints, is passionate about photography, creates word images in her verses and loves to write. She cooks delicacies and is a foodie. Born in India, she was brought up in several countries. These strengthened the global citizen in her. She now lives in the Columbus, Ohio, with her husband and two sons.
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On the occasion of the World Photography Day, Anumita walks us through the history of photography. A first click in the 19 th Century has brought about a huge revolution in the 21 st Century. Shooting a picture seems like a child’s play – thanks to the technological advancements. Now, approximately 350 billion photos are clicked, each year, […]

A Night out in Hyderabad during Ramadan

Sarika Sarkar Das

A teacher, day dreamer, random experimental cook and some hit and miss photography, and at last love to call myself a full time mother.

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The razzamatazz and the hustle bustle of the market place, Charminar and adjoining areas, in the old city of Hyderabad, is indeed wondrous! Sarika, who was in the UK for few years, and has made Hyderabad her home presently, was amazed by the sight and sound. Trigger happy, she captures the celebratory mood of the city. […]

Ambika Kalna: A Quaint Temple Town on the Banks of Bhagiraithi River

Sisir K Chatterjee

Sisir K Chatterjee

Sisir is a retired designer with a passion for life. Art in all its forms are a part of him. With two daughters settled away from the country, he and his wife, his partner in crime, are often out for historical quests on the paths less taken. He resides in his ancestral home in Batanagar.
Sisir K Chatterjee

Ambika Kalna gets its name from an ancient Kali temple. A quaint township on the banks of Bhagarathi River, it is known for its many temples. Sisir uncovers its history. The 108 Shiv temples in two concentric circles of 74 shrines (outer circle) and 34 shrines (inner circle), built around a well in the center is an architectural […]

A Piece of Cake!

Cholena Nashan

Cholena Nashan

Cholena Nashan means Song Bird, which is supposed to be tiny and loud. Cholena is neither tiny nor loud. She is a very imaginative person, she loves to shoot, cook, eat, draw and paint . Not in that order always.Cholena is a health fanatic and allergic to serious situations, so she lives life her way. She resides in Bangalore with her family.
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Cholena shares her experience about baking homemade cakes. Simple ingredients and a bit of imagination works wonders. She tells us how she innovates and adds almost anything from her kitchen to make yummy cakes. Baking a cake yourself is literally cakewalk, better still, a piece of cake, literally. Here’s a Different Truths exclusive. Growing up, hearing […]

Sounds of a Petal

Cholena Nashan

Cholena Nashan

Cholena Nashan means Song Bird, which is supposed to be tiny and loud. Cholena is neither tiny nor loud. She is a very imaginative person, she loves to shoot, cook, eat, draw and paint . Not in that order always.Cholena is a health fanatic and allergic to serious situations, so she lives life her way. She resides in Bangalore with her family.
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Cholena reveals her relationship with flowers. Though she hated flowers initially for its frail symbolism and it being likened to women, she always loved Tulips; it reminded her of her Sailor Dad. An exclusive photo feature on flower for Different Truths. Don’t get me wrong. I actually hated flowers, flowers in general. To me, they were way too pretty. Too […]

Rice and Shine

Cholena Nashan

Cholena Nashan

Cholena Nashan means Song Bird, which is supposed to be tiny and loud. Cholena is neither tiny nor loud. She is a very imaginative person, she loves to shoot, cook, eat, draw and paint . Not in that order always.Cholena is a health fanatic and allergic to serious situations, so she lives life her way. She resides in Bangalore with her family.
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Food is about nostalgia. It brings with it laughter and joy. Cholena takes us through the delights of rice-based delicacies that brings back the love and care of her mother. Here are some breakfast delights from Tamil Nadu. “ThUd”. This noise was coming from the kitchen. “ThudThUdTHUD” and this time, I was wide awake. Slowly opened my eyes. […]

Let’s Bite in!

Cholena Nashan

Cholena Nashan

Cholena Nashan means Song Bird, which is supposed to be tiny and loud. Cholena is neither tiny nor loud. She is a very imaginative person, she loves to shoot, cook, eat, draw and paint . Not in that order always.Cholena is a health fanatic and allergic to serious situations, so she lives life her way. She resides in Bangalore with her family.
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An excellent photographer, Cholena gives invaluable tips for food photography for readers of Different Truths. Food photography is more than clicking what’s on the table. Thanks to the social media and smartphones, food photography is becoming popular and you don’t even need an expensive camera to photograph food. Here are some of the do’s and don’ts to make […]

Beauteous Barcelona

Sarika Sarkar Das

A teacher, day dreamer, random experimental cook and some hit and miss photography, and at last love to call myself a full time mother.

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Sarika takes us through Barcelona. Trigger happy she captures its beauty in photographs. ‘Travelling – it leaves you speechless then turns you into a storyteller.’ ~ Ibn Battuta I am not a storyteller. I just want to share my experience of Barcelona through my lens. Another new land, Hola… We visited Barcelona recently. I was […]

How Green is my Earth, How Blue, the Sky!

Kunal Karan

Kunal Karan

Kunal aka KK has B.Tech, MSc and PhD in Chemical Engineering. He is Professor of Chemical Engineering at a Canadian University. Environmental concerns have motivated his research, which is focused on next-generation clean energy technologies, viz., fuel cells and batteries. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed research articles in international journals and given numerous talks across the globe. He fills up his research-free time experimenting with photography and casual writings.
Kunal Karan

Kunal celebrates the resplendent beauty of nature, its flora and fauna. His camera and pen sings rhapsody and serenades the enchanting beauty of Mother Earth. He traces the beginnings of the Earth Day and ends with a hope that is future perfect. Here’s Different Truths’ special feature on Earth Day. “I believe in God, only I spell […]

Jungle Book: The Call of the Wild

Mamta Muttreja

Mamta Muttreja

A lecturer with over two decades of experience with young adults by profession, post graduate in fabric and apparel sciences by education, an aviation consultant by choice, a writer for better or for verse, a photographer and birder by addiction.
Mamta Muttreja

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Wildlife photographer, Mamta, takes us through different sanctuaries and jungles, showcasing the wonder fauna on our Earth. She shoots, composes poem and writes. Here’s Different Truths’ special feature on the Earth Day. Focus on the eye, I’ve been advised, but what does one do when there’s dried shrubbery precisely on the eye. Shifting position is not an option […]

When the Desert Bloomed

Lalee Chatterjee

Lalee Chatterjee

Anindita writes under her pet name Lalee. As a curious and forever intrigued observer of life, she notices nuances and intricacies around her as a source of entertainment and education. Her observations are personal and not intended at any linguistic group. Anindita lives and works in Johannesburg South Africa in the minerals commodities sector.
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On Earth Day, as part of Different Truths’ special feature, we travel with Anindita to see the resplendent beauty of South Africa. Each year, few weeks from August to October, Namaqualand’s spring flora bursts forth in a riot of colours that bewitches the eye with images of dazzling brilliance. Namaqualand is part of a plant geographic area called […]

Bird Watching

Mamta Muttreja

Mamta Muttreja

A lecturer with over two decades of experience with young adults by profession, post graduate in fabric and apparel sciences by education, an aviation consultant by choice, a writer for better or for verse, a photographer and birder by addiction.
Mamta Muttreja

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An avid bird watcher, Mamta, takes us through the joys of bird watching in this beautiful poem and excellent photographs.  An addiction is just that, an addiction and, then there is bird watching. To begin with it’s a fascination with earth’s greatest expression music, grace, beauty and inspiration birding, is not just an addiction. Every […]

Breathtaking Switzerland: A Perfect Getaway

Sarika Sarkar Das

A teacher, day dreamer, random experimental cook and some hit and miss photography, and at last love to call myself a full time mother.

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The seductive beauty of Switzerland, with snow­clad Alpine mountains, lush green valleys and blue lake is indeed a heaven on earth. Sarika takes us through pristine beauty. Here’s a photo feature from her. We love travelling and love to explore new places, food, culture and adventures. Last summer, August 2015, we visited a comparatively small landlocked country, in […]

Holi in the Land of Radha-Krishna

Satadal Sarkar

Satadal Sarkar

Satadal is a passionate photographer with wanderer's soul.He travels with friends and family, finding the most unusual frames from the very ordinary.
Satadal Sarkar

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A happy go lucky photographer, Satadal shares his experience of shooting Holi pictures in the Braj Bhumi – the land of Radha, Krishna, Dauji and Gopis. It was a sheer accident of fate that took him to a faraway place from his Kolkata home, two years back. Like every person, who loves photography, covering Holi, the festival […]

Vedvyas Fair

Sreemati Sen

Sreemati Sen

With a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Social Work from Shantiniketan, Sreemati has worked in the development sector for a while. Rehabilitation of child labourers, microfinancing for rural women and Tsunami relief were some of the core areasbefore moving into qualitative research. Later she quit work to join her husband in his place of posting. Their stint in every city is for a maximum of two years. This period gave her an opportunityto explore the geography, its indigenous culture, network with the experts and pen down her experiences. This is now her passion and vocation.
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Sreemati gives Different Truths a photographic view of the Vedvyas Mela also called the Shrivrati Mela. Vedvyas is renowned for the rural fair held during Shivratri. Known as the Vedvyas Mela or Shivratri Mela (March 7, this year), it is famous for the rural handicrafts displayed in the various stalls. Artisans from nearby villages work throughout the year […]

Sublime Snow of Winter Wonderland!

Anumita C. Roy

Anumita C. Roy

Anumita Chatterjee Roy is an artist at heart. She has an eye for the unusual. Her naturescapes make her the quintessential Romantic. She paints, is passionate about photography, creates word images in her verses and loves to write. She cooks delicacies and is a foodie. Born in India, she was brought up in several countries. These strengthened the global citizen in her. She now lives in the Columbus, Ohio, with her husband and two sons.
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Anumita celebrates the beauty of snowfall. Despite the negative connotations of cold and winter, she discovers its enigma. She uncovers its beauty in the small every day realities of living, in a cold country, for the last 15 years. Trigger happy, she gives us a visual feast of the winter wonderland. Here’s a Different Truths exclusive photo feature. […]