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A Vahanvati

A Vahanvati



Designing for bread and butter (and other delicacies too), Travel and Photography for passion.
  • Nikon D600
  • Fujifilm X100
  • Ricoh GR
  • Nikon 50mm f/1.2 Ai-S
  • Samayang 14mm f2.8
  • Sigma 35mm f1.4 DG HSM A
  • Nikon 85mm f1.8 D
  • MeFoto RoadTrip Tripod
  • Nikon SB-800 Flash

Travel Journal - Swayambhunath, Nepal

Published August 25th, 2012

Any sort of travel away from our regular thing would hopefully remove the mind-block and may inspire us to do the usual things maybe better or try something totally new. The way we see things may change after what our eyes see from the different places and people. After a frustrating few months at work and thinking of many different places and travel plans going haywire, I somehow got to Nepal. I m glad I have landed here of all the places I have been thinking of. My eyes have been thirsty for rain and green landscape and the views I got to see just left me speechless. Before the trip there were even more confusions, what gear to carry, what clothes to pack. Choices to make, to get rid of stuff and go as light as possible. Really confusing as sometimes the lens that you left behind happens to be the one you needed. After packing and repacking I carried 2 bodies and 5 lenses and used every single piece of equipment I carried. This just makes it more easy to pack the gear-bag for the nex ...

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‎50 reasons not to date a photographer

Published November 22nd, 2011

1. They rather hold their bulky camera, than hold hands with you.

2. On a romantic date, you’ll watch the sun go down and think “Wow this is gorgeous” and they’ll go “mirror lock, tripod, and stop down f/8 at 1/125.”

3. You’ll never be able to enjoy tv, movies, or magazines because they’ll point out all the visual flaws.

4. They like to sit in obscure coffee shop and voyeuristically watch people for great lengths of time.

5. If you’re taking a walk outside and you come across some “interesting light” they will make you sit/stand/pose in public so that they can take a photo.

6. You’ll never get to enjoy freshly cooked meals because they’ll spend 15 minutes taking 20 variations of the same dish with their iPhone.

7. They get angry when your friends go up to them and say “I am interested in photography, can you recommend a good camera for me? Nothing professional I just want to take pretty pictures.”

8. You’ll wait longer for them to finish analyzing art in a museum than you’ll wai ...

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