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PHOTO-TOURING INDIA WITH INSTAGRAM 10 Instagram feeds that showcase everyday India

 

PHOTO-TOURING INDIA WITH INSTAGRAM 

We feature 10 curated Instagram accounts that give us virtual photo tours of everyday India. Each feed shows us a glimpse of life, as seen through the lens of Instagrammers and photography enthusiasts chronicling culture, heritage or street life. The collection of photographs on these accounts are like an ongoing exhibition of visual stories, free for all to view and tell.

EVERYDAY INDIA

Everyday India is a collective of photographers chronicling stories from life in India. The group features interesting details photographed amidst the hustle bustle of street life.

Photo By @vikaskumarvikas खेतों के बीच। पेड़ों की छाँव में। एक कुर्सी। एक आईना जो एक तना के सहारे टिकाया गया है। एक कैंची और हजामत बनाने के कुछ समान। ओपन एयर थिएटर की तर्ज पर यह है ओपन एयर सैलून। सस्ता और आरामदायक। We all know about open air theatre so i think you should also know about open air hair saloon. I clicked this image near my village in Bihar. #saloon #hairsaloon #life #lifeinvillage #rurallife #bihar #india #myvillage #Everydayindia

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DELHI GRAM

Delhi Gram is a memoir on photographic journeys about culture and events in Delhi. The images featured on the feed showcase the lived experience of the city. 

EVERYDAY BANGALORE

Everyday Bangalore describes itself as “Reminiscing a memory that was Bangalore while celebrating Bengaluru’s intriguing humdrum”. It chronicles the transformation of the city from traditional Bangalore to modern Bengaluru. 

Window cleaner. #Bangalore #India #Bengaluru #EverydayBangalore #everydayeverywhere #window #cleaner #job #sky | Photo credit: @arjitanand

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INDIA PICTURES

One of the most popular accounts on this list, India Picture feeds on contributions by Instagrammers from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal that showcase life and experience in the Indian sub-continent. It features picture perfect travel photos, street life, portraits and incredible landscapes. The account hosts regular Insta meet-ups for its followers.

Clicked by: @niki.Seth Follow me!! #jaisalmer #rajasthan #india #indiapictures #incredibleindia #beautifulindia

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WHERE IS NORTHEAST

Where is Northeast is a photography journal of life and places in the North-East of India, as seen through the lens of travelers.  The featured images showcase the stunning natural beauty and culture of the area.

How clear and clean is your pool? Umngot River, Meghalaya//PC: @mybulletpoints

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A single horned Rhino and her calf. Assam// Photo By: @rohankabraham

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INDIA PHOTO PROJECT

Curated by documentary photographers Sumit Dayal and Tara Singh, the India Photo Project describes itself as building visual bridges through mobile storytelling’. The featured photographs are artistic documentary photographs shot on mobile phones.

Photo by @pureghee ・・・ desktop. #indiaphotoproject

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Photo by @riddz93 ・・・ * * The City needs me ! . (#Batman) . * #indiaphotoproject

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CALCUTTA INSTAGRAMMERS

Calcutta Instagrammers is an interesting repository of photographs from Bengal. Capturing glimpses of street life and cultural heritage, the featured images illustrate the character and charm of this old city.

EVERYDAY MUMBAI

Everyday Mumbai is a visual chronicle of the social landscape and daily lives of Mumbai. Curated by photojournalist Chirag Wakaskar, the account enjoys immense popularity  on Instagram.

HIMALAYAN GEOGRAPHIC

Himalayan Geographic showcases images of high mountains in the Himalayas shared by travelers and local contributors. Viewing this feed on your phone on a working day is a refreshing experience.

From @jonparkerphoto – Bhutan; a dancer performs during the Paro Tshechu festival. Certainly the most unique religious festival I have attended. Tshechu are annual religious Bhutanese festivals held in each district or dzongkhagof Bhutan on the tenth day of a month of thelunar Tibetan calendar. The month depends on the place. Tshechus are religious festivalsof the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism. Tshechus are large social gatherings, which perform the function of social bonding among people of remote and spread-out villages. Large markets also congregate at the fair locations, leading to brisk commerce. The Thimphu tshechu and thaParo tshechu are among the biggest of the tshechus in terms of participation and audience. #bhutan #bhutanese #paro #tshechu #buddhism #buddhist #travel #traveling #1000Likes #vacation #visiting #instatravel #instago #instagood #trip #holiday #photooftheday #fun #travelling #tourism #tourist #instapassport #instatraveling #mytravelgram #travelgram #travelingram #igtravel

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From @ennaperezge – A 8000 metros de altitud hay tres veces menos oxígeno que a nivel del mar. Lo que significa que se necesita toda la voluntad para continuar respirando. Todo el cuerpo se concentra en esta única meta: la siguiente inspiración. Y sólo después de algunos minutos , cuando la respiración se ha regularizado, comienza uno a vivir de nuevo. ——————————- A 8000 meters there are three times less oxygen than at sea level. Which means that all the will to continue breathing is needed. The whole body is concentrated in this single goal: the next inspiration. And only after a few minutes when breathing has regularized, one begins to live again. #nepal #everest #travel #traveling #mteverest #vacation #visiting #instatravel #instago #instagood #trip #holiday #photooftheday #fun #travelling #tourism #tourist #instapassport #instatraveling #mytravelgram #travelgram #travelingram #igtravel

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KATHA COLLECTIVE

Curated by photojournalist Ritesh Uttamchandani, Katha Collective showcases credible journalistic stories told through a series of images. With a fair bit of supporting text, the images here range from portraits of workers from an Indian circus to a series from Bangladesh Tripura border. 

 

 

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