Gangasagar Mela, West Bengal.


In a local market at Darjeeling District, West Bengal.


Charak festival at Siliguri, West Bengal.


Gangasagar Mela, West Bengal.


We had a warmhearted talk for one hour and then he blessed me …
A monk in Rumtek Monastery.


A Pandit (Priest) from Maharashtra to Gangasagar Mela, West Bengal.

I’m not your mother !

A old woman in Gangasagar Mela, West Bengal.

29 Responses to “PORTRAIT”

  1. Goutamendu Says:

    Hi Apratim
    Your portraits are outstanding. You are a world class photographer according to me.

  2. excellent , looking much better than on flickr.

  3. Excellent collection of portraits,everytime i see your photographs i get lost in them mesmerized by their naturality,you have that unique talent to capture natural moments and present them in a very natural way yet produce such striking imagery.

  4. The 4rth and 6th photo I like most, so natural of colors and viewpoint.

  5. This is simply great.
    so vibrant, so rich and so expressive.

  6. Love your portraits, they all show great humanity.
    Greetings from Paris,

  7. Excellent series of portraits. Stand out work !

  8. Sourav Guha Says:

    Hi Apratim,
    You are one of the best in portraits and I plead you to write couple of words on how to take portraits and regarding its post process. your images tells a lot and please elaborate rest in words.That will help others to take good portraits.

  9. Wow, Great shot there… what texture on her face….

  10. Awesome captures… 🙂

  11. Hai Sir,


  12. Extraordinary works… spot on precision.
    Keep up the good work please and share with us

  13. Laura Tönnies Says:

    Absolutely breathtaking photos! They all convey so much emotion and wow they are just wonderful!

  14. Kieran Hamilton Says:

    Great shots, I love this style of life photography, can’t quite seem to master it myself though! I especially like the first pic with the three women and their reflections, really nice.

  15. Beautiful portraits. I really like the first one of the young boy. keep up the good work.

  16. Amazing pictures! Keep on this beautiful work! Lovely India!
    Dani (Barcelona)

  17. What a beautiful weblog and photographs!! Love it!
    gr. Mirthe

  18. Wow great portraits Apratim, I love India, sooo rich !

  19. I love your portrait work. I am learning lots of things from your photography work. I want to worked like you and your photography inspire me. I feel lucky that we are friend.

  20. Hi,

    Lovely images on this blog.

  21. Your photos deserve to be in National Geographic ! The portraits–especially the first one of the young boy—are more stunning than any photo of a made-up model. Congrats on joining NG and achieving a childhood dream!

  22. Ek kothay apurvo, Apratim series ta sotyi soundor. Aro onek kichu valo muhurto dhoro, aro kichu valo shot dekhte parle valo lagbe. Dhonyobad bhai. Good work.
    N. Poddar

  23. Amitava Kayal Says:

    Excellent sob gulo e .. Apratim Da .. 🙂

  24. Ashadharon,,,,, same thing I will say … these r best portrait I ever seen ,,,, I wonder abt one thing how there is so much clarity ,, Superb Sir ,,,, wish some day I will reach that level.

  25. Swapan Das Says:

    Darun darun, jake bole osadharon !

  26. It was impressive!!!!:)

  27. arijit sarkar Says:

    Khub bhalo….fantastic….

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