Questions, conversations and photographs. I don’t know how many of you are still using Constellation Cafe as a jumping point to conversations about photography, cinema and art but if you ever want to have a more direct conversation that is easier than going through long form writing, just buzz me on Instagram. I am also […]Read more "Instagram – Live Conversation @maharajapatiala"
If I can be very honest, Indian photobooks are not very good. There are of course a few exceptional ones (just a handful), some of them which have been previously featured on the blog but the majority falls into the category of ignorable. And thats why it brings me so much pleasure to present to you […]Read more "Constellation Cafe Books : Balika Mela"
I’ve been a fan of Rinko Kawauchi for the longest time. Its easy to love her work, its subtlety, rhythmic flows and delicate compositions. As an artist she has been the most brilliant in playful in all of her work but with her new book “Light and Shadow” she does something new which merges the […]Read more "Constellation Cafe Books : Light & Shadow"
I came across Peggy’s work through a instructor at ICP and I was immediately taken by the softness of the mood in her portraits. I spent some time talking to her about the project “Morning Dip” and her upcoming exhibition at Fotografiska, Sweden. Q. Do you consider yourself as a portrait photographer? I don’t necessarily consider […]Read more "CC Conversations : Peggy Anderson"
I was introduced to Ara’s work in a workshop at ICP and to say I was impressed would be a understatement. His work has character and intimacy which is rarely seen in photojournalism. And so I requested him to spend some time with me in a interview to discuss his book “Father Land”. For those […]Read more "Saturday Night Conversations : Ara Oshagan"
This has been a exciting week. Firstly I was introduced to the work of Armenian Photographer – Ara Oshagan who I interviewed today in the ICP Library, discussing more about his work, motives and the craft behind it all. Ara is the photographer behind the book “Father Land”. Stunningly intimate, spontaneous and emotional, this work […]Read more "Notes For The Week : Fatherland & Exiles"
The above is a shot from my digital camera. At one point of time I had almost given up on 35mm film because of how grainy it was looking even at low ISO’s and how the colors were just not saturated enough. Ironically I recently came across in a discussion at school was Film Speeds. There […]Read more "Film Speed & Escaping Noise"