Two pictures on a spread from my book, featured by @onemeerkat  on her very engaging digital magazine @soupgram ・・・
“I am fascinated and equally disturbed by the day to day caste and class struggles that carry on in the
Two pictures on a spread from my book, featured by @onemeerkat on her very engaging digital magazine @soupgram ・・・
“I am fascinated and equally disturbed by the day to day caste and class struggles that carry on in the
Throwback to an evening a few weeks ago at Varca Beach, Goa when I came across this mother, keeping a patient eye on all that’s precious, her children and their footwear. One of the many keywords that I used during the making of the bo
Throwback to an evening a few weeks ago at Varca Beach, Goa when I came across this mother, keeping a patient eye on all that’s precious, her children and their footwear. One of the many keywords that I used during the making of the bo
Thanks a million for the mention @bazaarindia
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@riteshuttamchandani’s ‘The Red Cat and Other Stories’ is a lovingly compiled photo book dedicated to Mumbai. The former photojournalist trawled the island ci
Thanks a million for the mention @bazaarindia
・・・
@riteshuttamchandani’s ‘The Red Cat and Other Stories’ is a lovingly compiled photo book dedicated to Mumbai. The former photojournalist trawled the island ci
I met Neha some years ago at a tiny cafe in Delhi. We spoke a bit about her work, my work, the government and all that before going our separate ways.
A few months ago, when I posted an Instagram story seeking opinions about a font I was
I met Neha some years ago at a tiny cafe in Delhi. We spoke a bit about her work, my work, the government and all that before going our separate ways. 
A few months ago, when I posted an Instagram story seeking opinions about a font I was
A well deserved and hard earned break took the clan to Goa last week. We were eager to catch the monsoon in all its rage and beauty but the weather played a few tricks, like always! 
The hide and seek between rain and shine, gave me a chan
A well deserved and hard earned break took the clan to Goa last week. We were eager to catch the monsoon in all its rage and beauty but the weather played a few tricks, like always!
The hide and seek between rain and shine, gave me a chan
Continuing the series of posts about people who helped me with my book, let me introduce you to someone without whom the book would have read like a poorly written blog post.
A few months into my internship at the Indian Express in 2004,
Continuing the series of posts about people who helped me with my book, let me introduce you to someone without whom the book would have read like a poorly written blog post. 
A few months into my internship at the Indian Express in 2004,
One of the first people to see my book, the first final proof copy from the printers, was photographer/writer @tejalpandey . And over the weekend she wrote a longish piece, aptly placed above the cartoons section, for the HINDU, undoubtedl
One of the first people to see my book, the first final proof copy from the printers, was photographer/writer @tejalpandey . And over the weekend she wrote a longish piece, aptly placed above the cartoons section, for the HINDU, undoubtedl
No escape now, the labour of love has arrived home and deliveries have begun.
Let me share some technical details about the self published book. Sized at 7 x 7 inches the square book is printed at Pragati Offset in Hyderabad. 140 pages in
No escape now, the labour of love has arrived home and deliveries have begun. 
Let me share some technical details about the self published book. Sized at 7 x 7 inches the square book is printed at Pragati Offset in Hyderabad. 140 pages in
Happy Sunday. Have you seen the mirror, err, Mumbai Mirror today? All thanks to Murali Menon, Meenal Baghel and Anjana Vaswani.

To support my self published limited edition debut, drop by my website - riteshuttamchandani.com and get your
Happy Sunday. Have you seen the mirror, err, Mumbai Mirror today? All thanks to Murali Menon, Meenal Baghel and Anjana Vaswani.

To support my self published limited edition debut, drop by my website - riteshuttamchandani.com and get your
So here’s what I did. I took feedback from a lot of folks and most were a bit uncomfortable going back and forth to the last page to read the index of captions. Some are of course neutral and okay with it but it made me think of coming
So here’s what I did. I took feedback from a lot of folks and most were a bit uncomfortable going back and forth to the last page to read the index of captions. Some are of course neutral and okay with it but it made me think of coming
That moment when I received the first two copies of my book from Soyaz Thirupathi, the man in charge of the production of my book. Photographed by @harshavadlamani .

Heartfelt thank you to everyone who pre-ordered and supported the produ
That moment when I received the first two copies of my book from Soyaz Thirupathi, the man in charge of the production of my book. Photographed by @harshavadlamani .

Heartfelt thank you to everyone who pre-ordered and supported the produ
Let me tell you a little about the cover of my book.
To be perfectly honest, and to answer those who asked, the title is not made using a script font. It is designed by the very generous and talented Sabeena Karnik, who also happens to be
Let me tell you a little about the cover of my book. 
To be perfectly honest, and to answer those who asked, the title is not made using a script font. It is designed by the very generous and talented Sabeena Karnik, who also happens to be
The obscured man in the photo is Shital Kohok, an actor who also assists some screenwriters on their scripts and screenplays. Shital and I met on the set for a TVC being shot at the Royal Opera House. Almost everyone who saw him, commented
The obscured man in the photo is Shital Kohok, an actor who also assists some screenwriters on their scripts and screenplays. Shital and I met on the set for a TVC being shot at the Royal Opera House. Almost everyone who saw him, commented
The journey of the book began sometime in 2015. I began making prints of some of my photos for it bothered me to be manning a ‘digital only’ archive. Especially after having lost over 120 gb of data back in 2008.
One particular
The journey of the book began sometime in 2015. I began making prints of some of my photos for it bothered me to be manning a ‘digital only’ archive. Especially after having lost over 120 gb of data back in 2008. 
One particular
On #worldbookday, as I began the final production of my book, this little feather flew by the window, a reminder of a slower time when feathers were used to make quill pens.

You too can support my project by pre-ordering a copy from the
On #worldbookday, as I began the final production of my book, this little feather flew by the window, a reminder of a slower time when feathers were used to make quill pens.

You too can support my project by pre-ordering a copy from the
In 2014, accompanied by a colleague, I met Kalpana Saroj in her Ballard Estate office, a colonial structure that has many stories to tell, much like Saroj herself. Born into a Dalit family, her father was a police constable in Roperkheda, a
In 2014, accompanied by a colleague, I met Kalpana Saroj in her Ballard Estate office, a colonial structure that has many stories to tell, much like Saroj herself. Born into a Dalit family, her father was a police constable in Roperkheda, a
Last one in the sunsets and silhouettes series is a photo from a visit to Juhu beach two years ago. 
To be honest, this photograph is more of a favourite of Ramesh Prabhakar, a master printer in Bombay. Ramesh Bhai, is a large hearted man
Last one in the sunsets and silhouettes series is a photo from a visit to Juhu beach two years ago.
To be honest, this photograph is more of a favourite of Ramesh Prabhakar, a master printer in Bombay. Ramesh Bhai, is a large hearted man
A father trying to cheer up his grumpy daughter on a June evening four years ago. The black and white version of this photo was one of the first prints I sold off this platform. Nowadays though, I think it works better in colour! What do yo
A father trying to cheer up his grumpy daughter on a June evening four years ago. The black and white version of this photo was one of the first prints I sold off this platform. Nowadays though, I think it works better in colour! What do yo
Last evening I met Indira. While many flocked to the promenade at Carter Road to watch the fiery sunset, she was the only one relishing it the most. She told me she’s from Jodhpur, Rajasthan. No wait, Udaipur, Udaipur! And if you want
Last evening I met Indira. While many flocked to the promenade at Carter Road to watch the fiery sunset, she was the only one relishing it the most. She told me she’s from Jodhpur, Rajasthan. No wait, Udaipur, Udaipur! And if you want
From Amilo to Varanasi, on my way to the most photographed place in the town by the river - Manikarnika Ghat. My friend Anand Singh, a Kashi native, knew the person I was looking for and agreed to come along if and only if I didn’t men
From Amilo to Varanasi, on my way to the most photographed place in the town by the river - Manikarnika Ghat. My friend Anand Singh, a Kashi native, knew the person I was looking for and agreed to come along if and only if I didn’t men

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