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Something in the coffee?

AP photo/Ashwini Bhatia In Dharamshala for the Indian Premier League cricket tournament last month, former Australian batsman and wicketkeeper supreme Adam Gilchrist dropped by Moonpeak Espresso to say a quick g’day. Gilchrist was a regular at the café when he visited Dharamshala in April 2010 (below). He scored a match-winning 106 (above) the day after he … Continue reading

Meet the staff

Lobsang Jinpa renaissance man Jinpa arrived in India from Zorgay in Amdo in 1999, and graduated from TCV Suja in 2005, concentrating on Tibetan and English. Jinpa joined Moonpeak Pictures in April 2005, and became a keen photographer after starting the job, at first using the lab’s veteran Nikon FM10 camera, film, manual focus, manual … Continue reading

Discount offer: Birds of Kangra

Moonpeak is offering its online customers a special discount on the classic birdwatchers’ guide Birds of Kangra. The paperback lists over 550 species found in the Kangra region, one of the richest birding destinations in the world. Hundreds of colour photographs and a detailed description for each species help with identification. The book was compiled over … Continue reading

Local photographer makes NYT cover

Up and coming McLeodganj photographer Tsering Topgyal achieved a career milestone on 8 February when his photo made the cover of the New York Times newspaper. Topgyal was photographing the march in support of His Holiness the Karmapa from the Tsuglakhang to Gyuto Monastery on 4 February when he captured the striking image of three … Continue reading