Liquid Copper

There were no spectacular, cloud burning, sky painting sunsets on this trip to India but that isn’t to say there were no sunsets worth admiring. This ball of melting orange descended on one of the middle evenings of my trip. I threw on the zoom lends and set the compensation to underexpose allowing me to…

Company Award Night: The Warrior

While taking pictures, I did my best to include the most interesting of the video backgrounds. Of all the pictures I took, this juxtaposition of Rohit and the Warrior, who I believe is a depiction of an Indian god, was my favorite. The flaring of the pants and the look on Rohit’s face gave me…

Company Award Night: The Boys

Both genders danced on this gala evening of company awards. I enjoyed the many costumes worn by the participants. The yellow head covering worn by Soumik was from a previous dance. He threw it off partway through this dance. In traditional India mode, many of the dancers danced in bare feet. This is something I…

Company Award Night: The Tiny Dancer

The girl pictured here is one of my good friends in India. She lived with vegetarian roommates so did not bring any meat proucts into her flat. We used to go out for chicken Monday lunches. She is an enthusiastic dancer taking parts in a few of the group dances and performing a solo. Her…

Happy Journey Mr. David

I struck up many a conversation with the employees in the Paasha restaurant during my 20 day stay at the JW Marriott. Or, I should say, they struck up many a conversation with me. I interacted most with  Echung, Atul, Rohan, and Achila. The employees of the JW Marriott seem to have a knack for…

Monochrome Monday: Belvedere IX

While in India, I made an almost daily visit to the 24th floor, the roof top, of the hotel to relax. I was hoping to see a spectacular sunset like I did the year before but this year that bit of luck was not with me. The top of the hotel is hosted by Paasha,…