PHOTO ARTIST OF THE MONTH Artist BiographyArghya Ghosh is a student currently persuing English Hons. He took up photography as a hobby. He enjoys being behind the lens as finds photography very soothing. Arghya Ghosh started clicking pictures back in 2018. Call Mail I clicked this picture back in March during the initial stages of the nationwide lockdown. A brother of mine was playing with a plane made out of paper. What you see here is the plane in question.This is a picture from the science museum in Bangalore. As you see, this is a model of a spacesuit. Every year a fair happens in Silchar. The fair is called Gandhi Mela. This is a picture that I clicked just after getting my first ever Digtal SLR. The reluctant expression on the child’s face is because he wanted to go on a different ride.This is a picture from Lal Bagh Botanical Garden in Bangalore. The kid was nice enough of to let me click his pictureThis picture is from last year Durga a puja. I liked the way the dhaki was playing his drum. The sound, as always, was full of energy. This picture is again from the Gandhi Mela. This is an accidentally shot. I am happy that it turned out this way.The picture that you see is one of my favourite shots. I clicked this on an old Sony Cybershot. One of my favourite cameras.I clicked this on my way to Bangalore. The train was over a bridge when I clicked this shot. I clicked this with my Redmi Note 5.I clicked this on my way back from a trip. I suppose this was in West Bengal. I don’t remember the station’s name. But I remember this guy. I was following him for quite a long time. In the end I was able to get a picture of him. But in exchange I had to buy a pack of Biriyani from him. I clicked this during Mahalaya 2019. It was on the Sadarghat Bridge. It was around 6 AM I suppose. I remember meeting my friend Anwesha on the bridge that day. This is a picture that I quite like. This is also from Durga Puja 2019. I like how the subject is waving the ‘dhuna’.I clicked this in September 2019. This picture was from before the Puja. The artist was in the middle of modeling the idol when I clicked the picture. I remember the lady with the folded hands. She was quite energetic. She was also happy to let me click a picture of her.This picture is also from 2019. I clicked this on my phone when she was performing the ‘Dhuna’.Where would Durga Puja be without the presence of dhakis? This is a must during Durga Puja.The place you see is Sadarghat. People gather here every single Durga Puja to bid farewell to Maa Durga. But I suppose this won’t happen this year because of the pandemic and all.I clicked this picture just before people were preparing to submerge the idol. I almost lost my Cybershot back then.I was going to the College Road Bazar when I saw this boy. He was a cheerful guy. This picture is again from the College Road Bazar. This is the fish market.I clicked this on my on my way to Bangalore. I also purchased a newspaper from this guy. I still have it with me. I remember clicking this picture in absolute solitude. I was staying at a lodge. But on that day I was alone in my room. I had nothing better to do.This image is from the circus that happened in this year’s mela. However, I was not able to get inside as I was short on cash.I clicked this photo during last year’s Kali Puja. The photo is from Silchar Shmashana.This is a picture of a shop just outside the Shmashana. I remember being shooed away by the owner. I suppose he did not like me clicking pictures.I like the subject here. He looks so bossy in the image. I love awkward shots like this.This was clicked on the fourth day of 2019 Durga Puja. My friend Anwesha is also in the frame.