Traveling, not Tourism December 24, 2021 “Recently, photography has become almost as widely practiced an amusement as sex and dancing—which means that, like every mass art form, photography is not practiced by most people as an art. It is mainly a social rite, a defense against anxiety, and a tool of power.” – Susan Sontag After both the first wave and the second wave of the pandemic, a large number of people started traveling ‘again’ out of their habitual (read: […]
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You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.
The Climb March 16, 2021 The winter sky was dark and vengeful. The frigid wind was skin-seeping cold and it lashed us without mercy. Although, it carried a fragrance with it. It was spirit refreshing to smell the mulchy mix of the forest’s perfume. Four guys stood at the foot of the angel-white mountain. From the base, we gazed up at the rugose and rough-hewn mountains with a sense of awe. They were mysterious and catacomb quiet. The mountains hemmed […]
Astro Composites October 3, 2020 Introduction Time-lapse photography is a technique whereby the frequency at which film frames are captured (the frame rate) is much more spread out than the frequency used to view the sequence. When played at normal speed, time appears to be moving faster and thus lapsing. Traditionally time-lapse shot is synonymous with a video. I decided to give this concept a twist. What if we pick a few a few frames from the entire catalogue of […]