In 2013 almost everyone was discussing how Instagram is changing the way we produce and consume photography. Since then the conversation has changed to discuss how the medium could be used in a new way to tell stories and promote projects which involve the community. ICP recently had a talk on the same topic which I […]Read more "Social Media – Action Oriented Projects"
If I were to count, there are only a handful of books worthy of your time to come out of Indian photography scene, some of them I’ve written about earlier (A Way Into India, Sent A Letter). And with Sohrab Hura’s new book, we have another one added to the list. Self published under the […]Read more "Constellation Cafe Books : Life Is Elsewhere"
Looking back at the work I’ve been making, most of it revolves around the exploration of loss. Its been a central thread in almost all work made and for my exhibit (which is still on in ICP if you’re in NYC) I made a zine which deals with loss and how we cope with not […]Read more "Last Seen – Print & Online"
Making a book about one’s personal experiences is a extremely difficult task. Its quite easy for one to move into cliched spaces or rather visual content which is obliviously unresolved. Personally I’ve dealt with it and am still working to refine my work when it comes to personal stories. Now I never really sought to […]Read more "Constellation Cafe Books : Diary Sentimental Journey"
There has been a tectonic shift in how we consume journalistic images in the last five years. As the smartphone camera market has emerged, its also made us question the position of photographers in stories and in the current visual culture. Personally believe, age of the mythical heroic photojournalist is over. And this critical thought […]Read more "Constellation Cafe Books : Infidel"
The images from Sally Mann have always managed to evoke a emotional response from the audience, almost always strongly in one direction or the other. Mann has been in news recently with NY Times publishing two articles about her first major work “Immediate Family” and about her experiences to follow after that body of work. Also […]Read more "What we see – On Sally Mann"
There has been much developing here now that finally winter is over. Coming from India I imagined I would be the last person to get sick of the cold but wearing layers of clothes does get really frustrating real quick. Other than that, winter has been photogenic and makes me appreciate the light of summer […]Read more "Updates Before Summer"