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Out of the Ordinary

This is a continuation of the series Out of the Ordinary, featuring black-and-white photographs of ordinary or mundane sights in and around the city of Jaipur, India, taken between 2006 and 2010. These images are available as affordable limited edition prints on archival paper (Edition: 24). Print sizes: 20×15 or 16×12 inches.

Langur family on a Kishanpole Bazaar, Jaipur rooftop, at dusk

Langur family on a Kishanpole Bazaar rooftop, at dusk

House Sparrows on a bush near the water fountain at Choti Chaupar, Pink City, Jaipur, India

Sparrow fountain! (At a roundabout in the walled city)

Pigeons nesting in an old ventilator near Hawa Mahal, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Pigeons in an old ventilator near Hawa Mahal

Silhouettes of trees and fence at Central Park, Jaipur, India

Evening silhouettes at Central Park

Fine art photograph of three kinds of walls in the Pink City, Jaipur, India

Walls, at Bapu Bazaar

Fine art photograph of kites stuck on a leafless tree in the Jaipur walled city, Rajasthan, India

Kites stuck on a leafless tree in the walled city

Pigeons roosting on rooftop wires at dusk, at Prithviraj Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Pigeons amongst wires at a rooftop on Prithviraj Road

Artistic photograph of roots on an old wall in the Pink City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Roots on an old wall in the Pink City

Black and white photograph of parked cycle rickshaws at Aatish Market, Jaipur, India

Parked cycle rickshaws at Aatish Market

Cross-crossing wires at a street leading to Nahargarh fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Cross-crossing wires at a street leading to Nahargarh fort

A cot against an old, heavily textured wall near Kalki Temple, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Cot against an old wall near Kalki Temple

An old electricity pole covered with vines, in Bapu Nagar, Jaipur

An old electricity pole covered with vines, in Bapu Nagar

Kite-filled sky on a cold and overcast Makar Sankranti festival day in Jaipur, India

Kite-filled sky on a cold and overcast Makar Sankranti day

Criss-crossing overhead wires in the Pink City of Jaipur, India

Wires, somewhere in the walled city

Black and white photo of a langur family on a Jaipur walled city rooftop, at dusk

Langur family on a walled city rooftop, at dusk

The setting sun, as seen through an billboard skeleton near Chomu House circle, Jaipur

The setting sun, as seen through the frame of a billboard near Chomu House circle

Selected black and white photographs taken in and around the city of Jaipur (Rajasthan, India), focussing on day-to-day, ordinary sights or mundane subjects. These photographs were initially showcased on a photo blog and later displayed at the exhibition Out of the Ordinary, held at Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur, in March 2008 (see Shows page for details and show brochure). This series consists of 24 black and white images, available as affordable limited edition prints on archival paper (Edition: 24). Print sizes: 20×15 or 16×12 inches, 15×15 or 12×12 inches.

Black and white photograph of pigeons roosting on overhead wires at the narrow Ram Lala-ji Ka Rasta in the Pink City, Jaipur

Pigeons roosting for the night at Ram Lala-ji Ka Rasta

Black and white fine art photograph of locks on an old wooden door in the Jaipur walled city, India

Locks on an old wooden door in the walled city

Artistic black and white photograph of wooden stools lying outside a shop in Aatish Market, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Wooden stools lying outside a shop in Aatish Market

Black and white photograph of profusion of wires on a pole near Johri Bazaar, Jaipur, India

Profusion of wires on a pole near Johri Bazaar

Black and white landscape photograph of Amer town, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Amer town, in afternoon light

Black and white photo of children playing on a street leading to Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur

Children playing on a street leading to Nahargarh Fort

Artistic black and white photograph of Ajmeri Gate, Jaipur

Ajmeri Gate, pigeons and a kite

Artistic black and white photo of Rosy Starlings on trees at Central Park, Jaipur

Rosy Starlings at Central Park

Fine art photograph of electricity poles against a backdrop of city dwellings in Jaipur, India, photographed from Nahargarh fort

Electricity poles against a backdrop of city dwellings

Impressionistic black and white photograph of Jal Mahal, Jaipur, on a misty morning

Jal Mahal on a misty morning

Pigeons sitting on street lights incorporating traditional architecture, at dusk, at Johri Bazaar, Jaipur

Pigeons on street lights at Johri Bazaar

Black and white photo of parked two wheelers and cyclists on the road at Bapu Bazaar, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Parked two-wheelers and a somewhat vacant road on a hot June afternoon at Bapu Bazaar

Artistic photograph of a makeshift stove assembled with pavement tiles, found near Rambagh crossing, Jaipur

Makeshift stove assembled with pavement tiles, near Rambagh crossing

Fine art, graphic photograph of a kite stuck on wires above an electricity pole in Jaipur, Rajasthan

A pole, a street light, wires, cables, a tree and a kite, mingled in silhouette

Artistic black and white photo of leafless 'Dhok' trees near Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur

Leafless ‘Dhok’ trees in silhouette near Nahargarh Fort

Silhouette of children flying kites at dusk in the Jaipur walled city, Rajasthan, India

Children flying kites at dusk in the walled city