Photo essays and blogs
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.
View From My Window September 5, 2020 Windows make up most of the south wall of my lobby. They are old-style, door length windows broken up into 2 panes. My house is on the third floor and faces another building. Before the lockdown, we used to go to office and return home only at night when it was dark outside. And weekends used to fly away in attending to errands and going out with friends. But during this lockdown, I […]
Reflections from my looking glass July 26, 2020 ‘Self-portrait’ is an art-form where an artist self-consciously and self-critically explores their relationship with the medium in which they portray themselves. It gives us access to otherwise inaccessible and unexpected features of our own appearance in new and creatively significant ways. It requires not just self-examination but a presentation of the self to itself. A self-portrait is an attempt to place oneself into a more objective position towards oneself. It stimulates the […]
Every Landscape Tells A Story July 16, 2020 We are all storytellers. Always have been. It exerts a power beyond the obvious; it creates a deep resonance. The two tools that I, personally, have used to tell my stories are photography and words. So, I thought why not put them together to describe the style of photography that defines me — Landscape Photography. I started photography when I was 16-years old. I still remember the thoughts that went behind the […]