People & Culture


4 participants Only


Rs 5,000/- Plus 5% GST

ArtShoot Melukote Itinerary:

Melukote is a beautiful temple town around 130kms from Bangalore that time has forgotten. Still stuck in the past this town is well known for the Yoga Narasimha Temple that stands on a hillock overlooking the town and it's mouth watering "Puliyogere". This town is also home to one of the last communities that can converse in the forgotten language of SANSKRIT! So don't be surprised if you get asked "Tava Nama Kim?"

This 1 day photo walk provides innumerable opportunities for  photographers to experience and capture the sights & periodic homes of Melkote. Our plan involves assembling in Melkote at 7AM to start waking down it's narrow gullies & local Bazaar to spot beautiful photo opportunities in the early morning sun. This is followed by a nice breakfast in a local eatery and then work our way towards the Temple and Kalyani. Post Lunch which includes its famous Iyengari dish the "Puliyogere" we go to the iconic "Raya Gopura" and finish the day with a colourful sunset at "Danush Kodi" that overlooks the temple and Melkote town.


What you get:

1) 1x1 Personal guidance in photography and introduction to the various sights in Melukote

2) Two week digital Exhibit of selected images on ImageIn that you can share with family and friends

3) Veg Food - 1 Breakfast and 1 Lunch per participant in a local eatery in Melkote


What's Not Included:


1) Travel to and from Melukote


Your Instructors:


Naveen Puttur is a Bangalore based IT professional who spends most of his weekends either with his camera or painting. His passion for painting and observing the world through his lens has made him look at things in a new way. His work mostly consists of nature and people, fuelled by imagination and thought. Being both a painter and a photographer, his pictures and paintings speak, dance and sing with elements that are more real than they really exist. His extensive understanding of the “3L” - Light, Lens and Life are evident in his photographs and paint works. He paints what he clicks and clicks what he imagines!