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Raigad Jai Shivaji Jai Bhavani

Raigad Jai Shivaji Jai Bhavani, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Raigad (Marathi:रायगड) is a hill fortress situated in the modern day Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. The Maratha king Shivaji made the fort his capital in 1674 when he was crowned King of a Maratha Kingdom which later developed into the Maratha Empire eventually covering majority of modern day India.

The fort, which rises 820 metres (2,700 ft) above sea level, is located in the Sahyadri mountain range. There are approximately 1400–1450 steps leading to the fort, though today a rope-way exists to reach the top of the fort. The fort was looted and destroyed by the British upon siege.

Shivaji Maharaj had seized the fort in 1656, then the fortress of Rairi, from the royal house of the Chandrarrao Mores, a junior or Cadet dynasty to descended from the ancient Maurya imperial dynasty. The last More king (or raja) was a feudatory of the Sultan of Bijapur. Shivaji ren…

Nag Panchami at Battis Shirala

Nag Panchami at Battis Shirala, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. I dont think I will ever get to shoot this again this trip was inspired by Nitin Sonawane after I saw his pictures at PSI Art Gallery ..I was new to photography I still am..I want to shoot like a photographer but I end up shooting like a poet...

Flickr Without Headache


U GALLERY INTERVIEWS the RENAISSANCE MAN, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 187,825 items / 1,480,049 views

Glenn Losack is one of Ugallery's most celebrated photographers. Born and raised in New York, Glenn picked up a camera at a young age. Since retiring from the medical field he has traveled the globe capturing scenes from Ireland to Bangladesh. Along the way, Yoko Ono purchased his photograph of The Lennon Wall in Prague.

Last week I met up with Glenn in the Lower East Side. Dig into our interview below to learn more about Glenn's life as a photographer and renaissance man:

When did you start shooting photography? What drew you to the medium?

I was 17 years old and living in Brooklyn. I was fascinated by the visual process of pictures appearing in trays filled with chemicals. And I thought it would impress the ladies!

How does your work as a physician impact your art?

I dont know if there is a direct…

Senior Inspector Samad Shaikh Bandra Police Station

Jai Shivaji Jai Bhavani

Jai Maharashtra

Mr Satish Khankar Head of the Lalbagh Ganpati Pandal

Holding Lalbagh Chya Raja Within The Soul of a Blog

Hee Shan Konachi.. Lalbagh Chya Raja Chi

A Live Moment Called Lalbagh Chya Raja

Every Year He Calls Me To His Abode

Every Year He Calls Me To His Abode, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 187,824 items / 1,479,563 views

to shoot
his pictures
his people
on the soul of
the internet
lalbagh chya raja
in auto mode
from his darbar
to his visarjan
i faithfully follow
him on the road
a hindu shia
peace hope
in the saffron
of my dress code
moving images
a story board

The Hijras Story of Pain

The Hijras Story of Pain, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. 187,824 items / 1,479,531 views

its true on the
streets i beg
driven by hunger
sense of survival
i spread my legs
a basket of despair
my broken eggs
neither man
nor woman
lowly dregs