The Third Bangalore PhotoWalk

Details of the Third Bangalore Photowalk to be conducted by Karthik S.

Date: 29th June 2008, Sunday
Time: 8 am to 10 am
Starting point: Intersection of Brigade Road and Residency Road.
Ending point: Intersection of Brigade Road and Residency Road.

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To participate mail at skthewimp [at] yahoo [dot] com.

Route in detail
We start off by moving up along residency road, in the general direction of Mayo Hall. On the way, we take photographs of the nice Opera building, and also the large number of modern buildings that have come up in this stretch. Once we reach Mayo Hall, we do a couple of pradakshinas to the place while taking photographs. We then pay homage to the deceased Victoria Hotel, and take snaps of the ugly Bangalore Central.

Next, we move on to commissariat road, and along with some police quarters, there are a couple of nice buildings before we hit Garuda Mall. We continue walking on, and there are a lot more interesting things to photograph here, until we hit Richmond Road, near Lifestyle. We walk along Richmond Road towards Shoolay Circle, and on the way there is the Sacred Hearts Church and some school. This ends the deterministic portion of the walk.

The next part of the walk (random as of now) will be in the inner lanes of Richmond Town. Just to throw around a few names, the roads we will cover will be Pulliyar Koil street, Markham Road, Castle street, Wood street, etc. Of course, this is all probabilistic. We will be walking extensively here if we have the time. Not at all if we don’t.

We hope to emerge out of the inner lanes of Richmond town somewhere on Museum Road, and we will use that to return to Residency Road. Once back on Residency Road, we will pay homage to the non-existent Imperial cinema hall, and then walk up another hundred meters, and we will end up where we started off. I’ll conclude by telling you all the story again – I’d have told it to you right at the beginning. Maybe if people have the enthu, we could even shoot a small video.

2 Comments so far

  1. enidhi on July 2nd, 2008 @ 6:40 pm

    How was it? In Chennai there were instances of police chasing people away while doing photowalks (but after being explained a bit they withdrew)

  2. shande on July 8th, 2008 @ 3:27 pm

    It was nice … but not as good as second photowalk .. the areas around brigade road are full of visual pollution.

    we had one incidence while photographing ICICI bank building(next to Bangalore Central). A security-guard called us inside the compound for enquiry .. he allowed me proceed only after deleting the building photograph.

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