I asked my soul, what is Delhi? She replied: The world is the body and Delhi its soul. Mirza Ghalib I am lost for words. My final Delhi Doors post.
Nearly at the end of my collection of 500 photos of Delhi doors. Only one more week to go before you see the last of them. Forty nine doors in a row – I am relentless.
I apologise in advance. Yesterday, I had to visit a backstreet camera repair shop in the Old City to get the sensor cleaned on my fixed lens Panasonic LX100. While waiting, I wandered around the eastern part of the walled city with my Canon 6D & 24-105 zoom lens. I have added most of these doors… Continue reading Thursday Doors
Some coloured doors from Old Delhi to begin with: Now some older doors.
Blue seems to be the favourite colour of doors in Old Delhi: Now for some Delhi doors with different colours: Now for a couple of temple doors.
My entry shows a sweeper lady, moving the dust from one place to another, in North Delhi where I am living.
I am gradually posting the remainder of my collection of Delhi Door Photographs before I end my mission here in June. Let us begin with a pinkie. Even though the door looks a wreck, it is still worth keeping secure with a couple of padlocks and a length of chain. Even if the guard appears… Continue reading Thursday Doors
This selection of doors features the surrounds, especially above the doors. All from Delhi, it goes without saying. The first door has a curious sedimentary rock surround, with faded garlands strung from a pole. The door is incidental, metal. Homage to the Nehru/Gandhi dynasty. There is even a painting of the Sikh guard who murdered… Continue reading Thursday Doors
No excuses, just more Delhi doors, ancient and modern. Look out for the fancy slim pillars on door 1, Krishna and Radha above door 3, peacock fanlight on door 4, female statue on the right of door 5, Ganesha in the alcove of purple marble around door 6 and the silver Hammerite finish on door… Continue reading Thursday Doors
Back to Old Delhi again. These are for Nigel, who is an aficionado of decrepit doors. OK, the purple door on the left is reasonable; the central door is distressed; the door on the right is missing, revealing a wrecked interior. Here’s a door which has been the victim of DIY. The posts are… Continue reading Thursday Doors