Making people disappear

Of birds, birdies and biryanis

The first couple of days in Leh is usually reserved for getting acclimatised to the high altitude and the resultant lower blood-oxygen levels that one experiences. A good place to walk around and soak in the ambience is definitely the Main Market in Leh. Most people usually head there on their first couple of evenings – to just walk around, shop and eat at the wide variety of eateries in and around the market.

The last time I was in the Leh Market, I had shot a couple of HDR images which I liked. This time around I wanted to take multiple shots of the market and then stack-merge them into one single image – the basic idea being that I could make the transient people disappear and make the crowded market seem quite empty.

As I walked down the market, I was looking for any interesting place from which…

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