Wow friend, these are some amazing photographs. How was the motherland to you? I really want to go back to the islands, and will when I get the chance. Great job once again!
BTW, that song, of course, makes me want to dance.
brother. this is awesome. simply beautiful
So many solid frames! I love how these are all candid moments of everyday life there.
Seriously Nirav… just, WOW. The way you see the world is so amazing and I’m incredibly inspired by this set. I’ll be coming back to it many times, I can already tell
Bro, I’m seriously enthralled! There are only a few handful of photographers in our industry that baffle me by the way that they see through the lens, and you’re one of them! Thanks for today’s inspiration!
This is awesome man. Glad you were able to visit the homeland.
Beautiful. Love your work!
soooooo many favorites…where do I start? any pic with a child! and that one with the beam of light shining on the man…ugh…so good!
Nice work my man, nice work.
Sooooo many ridiculously amazing frames Nirav. Beautiful in every way
Inspired and Awesome. Thank you for sharing your life.
wow. totally incredible shots, Nirav. I’m glad you got to go back
Wow babe. A M A Z I N G!!!! I definitely want some hanging in our house. We can finally get rid of the stock photo!
I’m speechless dude. Please make a book of these so I can buy one and feel these images in my hand.
was completely entranced…this was like watching a movie. like slumdog millionaire…but better 😉 thank you for sharing such an intimate homeland journey nirav…
Fantastic Nirav. This breaks beyond boundaries, beyond tricks, beyond trite traveler bias. There are some masterpieces here.
Freaking unreal. Beautiful photos Nirav. Hope you had a great journey.
lolwut? That’s smart son.
Absolutely beautiful photos Nirav, thanks for sharing man. Amazing stuff.
I already have the most burning desire to travel to and immerse myself in India, but this just moved me even more. What a story, what a way to tell it. Such raw and honest frames.
raw. love it man.
holy crap nirav, that set is beyond insane.
these are some of the more beautiful images I have ever EVER seen. I am just amazed at them. +1 to shoda’s idea. I want a book too.
Absolutely beautiful and true. I can really breathe in India through these images and relive the smells and colors.
nirav, i’ve always wanted to go to india. even more so now, after seeing your images. these are unreal. i feel like im there walking around with you (the music is awesome too :)) you’re one of a kind, and you inspire me.
It’s always such a special thing to be able to go back to your roots. Beautiful collection.
Stunning work, Nirav.
this is brilliant. seriously in love with all the squareness.
!!! your skillz are many nirav/hulk
Nirav you inspire me so much. Your style is so simple and full of emotion, your photos give me goosegumps. Love love!
I would love to one day be able to go back to my home country, when the war is over in a million years.
absolutely outstanding! Sick work!
I am…you just… but they… holy shit.
Wow Nirav! I mean, beyond words really. Thank you for posting these! Amazing.
Wow. These are such thoughtful images. I love the blend of detail and action. I really get a sense of the journey. Great work.
these are amazing.
Its is like I walked with you when I look at these. amazing work.
I hope one day to do something similar, my mother is Sri Lankan…she came to Australia when she was 13 and has never been back, I’d love to go back with her and document the journey.
Thanks so much for sharing.
I love the blue bird photograph.
Holy wow. Gifted shooter. Found you via Tam (above!). Amazing work.
awesome work, as you usual. I know ^Tam just said it but, you blow MY mind too. It’d be awesome to shoot with you again sometime! I’m always looking for a reason to go to Cali 😉
Awesome photography Nirav. Thanks for sharing man…
Amazing quality of work!
Brings back the memories from when I was in India. Love the slithers of light you found bro. The one of the kids playing about half way down, sitting on the side of the road, is my fav (India376)
What a special trip you had, Nirav, one that you will never forget. And so beautifully captured!
Pshhhh. Crazy set of images. Just nuts. Hope you enjoyed yourself.
The train shot with the lady holding on the window rail is absolutely amazing. Great set of images from india and I can’t wait to travel their this year!
These photos are so beautiful and moving (I had tears). I was 14 the last time I was in India. I’m going to share this post with my parents – they will also love the pix. Welcome back!
Wow! Extraordinary and inspiring. I’m completely blown away. I love seeing Ahmedabad through your eyes. You should go back in January for the kite fighting. I’ll be there most likely.
Wow. Your photography is absolutely amazing. Thank you for sharing and I’m glad to read that you had such a great experience. It sounds truly amazing!
Love your take on documenting India Nirav. You should be proud of the awesome shots you’ve captured.
You are amazing.
so, so, so amazing. Seems like a trip well spent. I have yet to explore using a rangefinder, I really like the sharpness. And you seem to capture the life there so well.
Dude! These are really great Nirav…love how peeling paint feels like home 🙂 Can’t wait to go “home” again soon…
I definitely get a sense of homecoming in this set. Just lovely. Very well done, Nirav!
Hot diggity damn, these are RIDICULOUS.
You HAVE to submit them somewhere. The world needs to see these.
so great, friend. You can really cherish these forever.
incredible, incredible india
So glad that you got to go journey back in time a little to your parent’s world. I know it has to have been deeply impactful.
In love with the images of the bed by the window and the gnarled hand holding on to the train window.
You are so amazing! every single image was breathtaking! :]
I am amazed by this collection Nirav. Just breathtaking.
I love to go India with you and Jen. After seeing all this pictures. Remind me India
I love music. My favorite movie Lagan.
whoa. im late to this party. but whatever dhalsim says when he spits fire from his mouth. that’s this.
Buddy, this is amazing. Like truly, beautiful. I feel like I was there.
Truly moving images Nirav. A real ‘slice of life’ from a local’s perspective. Amazing.
These are really fantastic photos. So pleased i’ve stumbled across you x
Nirav! I am at a loss for words because the photos say it all. What an amazing job you’ve done documenting this trip. These images are captivating.
WOOOOW. Your images literally make my heart go *pitter-patter*. Who does that with photos?! Amazing.
beautiful work and a I perspective I so relate to. thank you for posting!
so so incredible dude!
I think you are master of capturing true spirit. Amazing work man!
Truely remarkable set of images!
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This is amazing. Love it!
I went through this entry twice, first without the music playing and the second time with it playing. major difference. good choice of song, it just added more to the photos =)
This totally makes me want to take a trip to India. thanks for sharing.
Such an amazing and intimate collection of photos! Thank you!
Zowie. What a way to tell a story.
so authentic. really incredible images nirav.
Now i want to play carrom again!! Delicious frames brother.
I am new to your work and am almost speechless.
I am overtaken by the real and rawness of your eye. It’s so refreshing and incredibly inspiring.
What a gift to the viewers.
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