Longitudinal India Trip part I – Clocks of Hyderabad by Veeresh Babu


Photographed between 1996 and 2000, this series on Hyderabad clocks shows how important public clocks were before the watch became something every man and woman could afford.

Most of the older Indian cities which had a strong British presence have several public clocks, many of them works of art in themselves.

This series also demonstrates the role of time in our lives; everything we do is dominated by seconds, minutes, and hours, a necessary part of our modern culture of pursuing greater wealth. All of this is, of course, tied to mutability, the passing of individuals and the passing of empires.

Also, here’s the video I’ve been watching to take more quality photos in India. Check it out!

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