Photo Essay : Chennai Days by Chit Min Maung

Photo Essay

Photo Essay : Chennai Days
© Chit Min Maung
http://www.chitminmaung.com/

Chennai, Formerly known as Madras, is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu and is India’s fifth largest city. It is located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, it is the biggest cultural, economic and educational centre of south India.

India is the most interesting place for me as photographer. I have seen a lot of photographs from India before, the very strong lighting, colorful and culturally unique life, especially the way of life of Indian people.

Since I saw a lot of vibrant photographs of India, I decided to go with black and white film during my trip. I used Ricoh GR1v and Kodak Tri-X film.

Year – 2015
Location – Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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Chit Min Maung, originally from Myanmar, has been in Singapore since 2009 lately. After finishing university, Chit eventually made his way into software house and work as many different positions such as the programmer, system analyst, Team Leader, Project Manager, etc. Following his passions, in 2011 he bought his own very first camera and shoot various types of photography styles. Since then, he enjoyed shooting street photography, fine art black and white and beyond. Chit didn't shoot photos for the living. He shoots for passions.