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Capturing moments in time

Most of us who tune in to Big 92.7,the local FM radio station,hear Anubhav Kalra every morning. But many have never seen him.

Written by Jagmeeta Thind Joy | Chandigarh | Published: January 7, 2009 12:47:08 am

Most of us who tune in to Big 92.7,the local FM radio station,hear Anubhav Kalra every morning. But many have never seen him.

“That’s how a radio jockey works,always in the studio,” Anubhav smiles to say. So when he’s out of office,Anubhav loves to look at the world through the lens of his digital camera. “I have been fascinated with gadgets ever since I was a child. The camera is something I picked up naturally,” says the radio jockey who always has a camera on him. “When I was young,I thought still cameras are used to make movies too. I would imagine myself making blockbusters then,” laughs Anubhav.

Even though work hours are long,the popular radio jockey makes sure he takes out time for shoots. “I always carry my camera with me. I like the fact that you can capture moments and experiences in time,” he says.

Like recently when he decided to visit the Sukhna Lake early in the day. “I didn’t know that the migratory birds had arrived. Since I was carrying my camera,I took so many pictures. It was such a rewarding experience,” shares the amateur photographer who has picked up the finer nuances of photography on his own over the years. “I have never enrolled for a professional course. But I would always visit photographic exhibitions and spend time analysing pictures and making my own learning notes,” admits Anubhav.

And though he doesn’t like to restrict himself to a particular genre or theme either,he does have a liking for the monsoons. “When it pours,I am all charged with my camera. The season is quite a stimulus for me,” laughs the radio jockey who,as he says,prefers to view the world through his lens. “I keep making frames and shoot people,places,things¿ anything could interest me,” he wraps up to say.

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