Archive for ‘Through My Lens’ – by Surendra

Bangkok: Wat Hua Lamphong

In part 2 of his explorations, Surendra describes his visit to Wat Hua Lamphong, a Royal Buddhist temple, third class, in the Bang Rak District of Bangkok.

Bangkok: Microcosm of a city

In part 1 of his Bangkok explorations, Surendra focuses on the contrasts in parts of the city that he and Amrapali recently visited, with stunning photographs highlighting his keen [...]

Moments with a mountain

Rarely a day goes by without a glance at Mt Ariake. It is not fully visible from our house but towers majestically over the whole surrounding village and beyond, says Surendra.

Autumn paddies in Japan

Surendra observed the growing of the rice in Nagano, Japan and documented his findings with his new digital camera, saying that "This year has seen a leap from many years of black [...]

Dozō Kura, a unique tradition in Japanese architecture

Dotted around rural Japan are black and white buildings known as dozō kura, writes Surendra. Most of these pictures come from the Azumino area of Nagano, where he lives.

Buddhas and Friends

Surendra continues his recollections of his search for ancient Buddhist and Shinto sites in Japan, visiting the island of Sado, Nara and Kamakura, and Kyoto.

Five Hundred Buddhas

Surendra recalls his journey setting out to find a legendary site in Japan called 'Go Hyakyu Rakan'.

Japanese Architecture: Buildings in Decline

Surendra explores the Japanese countryside for abandoned buildings and sees that death really is at the heart of life.

My Roman Holiday

Towards the end of the nineties, after leaving Ko Hsuan in Devon, England, Surendra found himself in Rome, Italy.

Much-loved Dartmoor

Surendra shares his love affair with Dartmoor, an area of moorland covering almost 1,000 square kilometres, located in southern Devon, England.

Earth Meets Sky

Surendra displays some of his rare landscape photography.

Rice Fields in Winter

Surendra's photos of rice crops in Japan during the winter.

Organic Forms

Surendra shows his very special photo series celebrating the beauty of plants and vegetables and speak about his joy for photography.

Surendra and the sannyasin portrait project

Photographic portraits of sannyasins, a project for those who live in the south of England