One Day At Nashik Railway Station : #PhotoEssay

While someONE from the actual train looks at it

Railway stations are one such place, where you can see the cross section of a society. People from all walks of life would be present in such a small place on a busy day.

Let’s see how was the Nashik Railway station on that day.

Safron was everywhere
Saffron was everywhere

As it was the time of the Kumbh mela, the prime colour in Nashik was Saffron.

There was this sitting saffron
There was this sitting saffron

And a walking safron
And a walking saffron
And a saffron with Trishul
And a saffron with Trishul
And a different kind of saffron : Working class saffron
And a different kind of saffron : Working class saffron

But there were other colours too.

A yellow fellow
A yellow fellow
A darker version of yellow fellow
A darker version of yellow fellow

Apart from the pilgrims, there were other people too.

An interesting pilgrim woman
An interesting pilgrim woman
A less fortunate kid
A less fortunate kid
And other happy playing kids
And other happy kids playing the train in the railway station!
While someONE from the actual train looks at it
While someONE from the actual train looks at it
But there were some people who were in their own world
But there were some people who were in their own world
While the police and sniffer dogs ensured everyone's safety
The police and sniffer dogs ensured everyone’s safety
But some of them were discussing what the world was becoming
But some of them were thinking what the world was becoming
Railway station : A place where a diverse "ecosystem" coexists
This is a Railway station : A place where a diverse “ecosystem” coexists
This is what happened in Nashik Rly station that day and the people continued to flow
This was what happened in Nashik Rly station that day. And the people continued to flow
Photographing the journeys to recreate the Travels to take you for a virtual Photo walk.

57 Comments

  1. Fimnora Westcaw
    October 5, 2015

    Great photos! The many different people passing by. I so often wonder what a person’s story is when I see them, sitting and thinking, or just passing by.

    The (were they) police with the dogs, what were the dogs for? Or had they strayed onto the platform?

    As always, love your journey through pictures! 🙂

    Reply
    1. trablogger
      October 6, 2015

      Thank you Fim. I hope you are doing well 🙂
      Yes, it is interesting to observe people and think about their stories.
      Yes, they were police men with sniffer dogs to find out any potential threats in the railway station. But in another picture you can find a stray dog too.
      Thank you for your kind words 🙂

      Reply
  2. backpackerlee
    October 1, 2015

    I have always been fascinated in Indian railway stations. They seem to be chaotic to the untrained eye, but the locals just get on with it without a care in the world! 😀 Definitely great places for people watching!

    Reply
    1. trablogger
      October 4, 2015

      haha.. you did the right observation. Chaos is a routine here 😀

      Reply
  3. Maniparna Sengupta Majumder
    October 1, 2015

    The essence of an Indian railway station..so nicely captured… (y)

    Reply
    1. trablogger
      October 4, 2015

      Thank you Maniparna. Hope you are going to get busy with Durga puja 🙂

      Reply
      1. Maniparna Sengupta Majumder
        October 6, 2015

        Yes..very much..:-D shopping et al… 😛

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        1. trablogger
          October 6, 2015

          haha.. that is quite understood 😉

          Reply
  4. Lignum Draco
    October 1, 2015

    Nice documentary. Were you there to catch a train, or just to do photography?

    Reply
    1. trablogger
      October 4, 2015

      Thank you. I arrived there on a train early morning and waited for some more time before leaving.

      Reply
  5. Ami Bhat
    October 1, 2015

    Lovely pics. You have really captured the essence of the life at a railway station

    Reply
    1. trablogger
      October 1, 2015

      Thank you Ami. I was sitting there idle and I had a camera with me 🙂

      Reply
  6. writenlive
    October 1, 2015

    You have captured the pulsating life that IS a Railway Station. Wonderful pictures!

    Reply
    1. trablogger
      October 1, 2015

      Thank you so much. Glad you liked it. It is one place, you can just sit somewhere and newer and newer subjects will come to you. 😉

      Reply
      1. writenlive
        October 1, 2015

        Yes, true. One can spend hours just sitting and watching 🙂 And in your case, clicking…

        Reply
        1. trablogger
          October 1, 2015

          Yes, except that a camera attracts some serious attention while sitting there is quite a harmless activity 😉

          Reply
          1. writenlive
            October 1, 2015

            So, how do people react to it? Are they eager to be clicked or do they feel it is an intrusion?

          2. trablogger
            October 1, 2015

            I try not to intrude which means I try to take pictures when they are not aware, when they are looking away etc. A zoom lens helps in this regard. I rarely go in front of them and take pictures. But there are some people who loves to be clicked by a “proper camera” 😉

  7. un plan infinito
    October 1, 2015

    You live in the perfect country to take perfect photos!

    Reply
    1. trablogger
      October 1, 2015

      Haha.. yes.. but it seems grass is greener on the other side 😉

      Reply
      1. un plan infinito
        October 1, 2015

        you’re very lucky, I can not see images like this every day. India has a special color and people are also special. The best portraits 🙂

        Reply
        1. trablogger
          October 4, 2015

          Haha.. you are obsessed with India. 🙂
          Come back soon and take some more best portraits 🙂

          Reply
          1. un plan infinito
            October 4, 2015

            I will come back! 🙂 It is one of my plans! NO DREAMS!! Indian guys always speak about dreams I prefer to make plans! 😉

          2. trablogger
            October 4, 2015

            I need explanation for that last one sentence!!!

          3. un plan infinito
            October 4, 2015

            Do not make me much attention! I only speak from my experience 😉

          4. trablogger
            October 4, 2015

            I see.. One day you will have to give me an explanation 😛

          5. un plan infinito
            October 5, 2015

            Yes! In front of a chai or a beer 🙂

          6. trablogger
            October 5, 2015

            Both are fine.. but not together 😉

          7. un plan infinito
            October 5, 2015

            I know! But I didn’t know if you drink beer … I wanted to be polite! 😉 I love two (chai and beer) But I can never have a chai here, only tea or beer… 🙁

          8. trablogger
            October 5, 2015

            Oh.. did i tell you that I like sidra ? 😉

          9. un plan infinito
            October 5, 2015

            :O I love it!! Is there any sidra in India? My favourite sidra http://www.maelocway.com/es/home

          10. trablogger
            October 5, 2015

            No, it is not available in India 😉

          11. un plan infinito
            October 5, 2015

            I’ll have to take it and do business in India 😉

          12. trablogger
            October 5, 2015

            Do you know how to pour it ? 😉
            Btw it is a great idea

          13. un plan infinito
            October 5, 2015

            I think the most important is to make it!! So have you got enought apples? :O

          14. trablogger
            October 5, 2015

            check out Himachal Pradesh 😉

          15. un plan infinito
            October 5, 2015

            Beautiful place! I have to go!! 🙂

          16. trablogger
            October 5, 2015

            And you will get your apples for Cider 😉

          17. un plan infinito
            October 5, 2015

            Yes of course. I live in an apple place too 🙂

          18. trablogger
            October 6, 2015

            Send me a visa!!! 😀

          19. un plan infinito
            October 7, 2015

            It is a very hard work to get a visa last times 🙁

          20. trablogger
            October 8, 2015

            Yes, that is why i asked you to send me one 😛

          21. un plan infinito
            October 9, 2015

            Nor is it easy for us to get the Indian visa.Too much bureaucracy 🙁 & nearly 100 €

          22. trablogger
            October 9, 2015

            whoa!! No wonder, we have very less tie ups with any other countries 😉

        2. un plan infinito
          October 4, 2015

          Jithin please,Don’t forget to vote me! http://www.lan.com/destinosudamerica/concurso-2015/participante/eHwxNTE3OA%3D%3D/ I am bored! I need a new adventure 😉

          Reply
          1. trablogger
            October 4, 2015

            Its done. Good luck 🙂

          2. un plan infinito
            October 5, 2015

            Dannyavaad! 😉

          3. trablogger
            October 5, 2015

            No problemo 😉

  8. Nimmi
    October 1, 2015

    Your photos tells a story… Awesome!! 🙂

    Reply
    1. trablogger
      October 1, 2015

      Thank you Nimmi. Well it also depends on the one who interprets the story 🙂

      Reply
      1. Nimmi
        October 2, 2015

        Hmm… Might be. However, your way of seeing the world is beautiful and that shows in your photos. 🙂

        Reply
        1. trablogger
          October 4, 2015

          Thank you for those kind words. Glad you liked those perspectives 🙂

          Reply
          1. Nimmi
            October 4, 2015

            I loved it. Thank you for sharing 🙂

          2. trablogger
            October 4, 2015

            You are most welcome 🙂

          3. Nimmi
            October 5, 2015

            🙂

  9. Upen Reddy
    September 30, 2015

    Hey Jithin, Time keeps ticking and your camera keeps clicking:)
    Cheers!!

    Reply
    1. trablogger
      September 30, 2015

      And you keep rhyming 😀
      Thanks man. thanks a lot 🙂

      Reply

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