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"
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"
Firstly I apologize for not being able to blog for so long. I have just been busy moving from one city to another and its kept me occupied. I recently shot some pictures for a portfolio in Mumbai. Now the old city is just so beautiful so we decided to work there for one whole […]Read more "Night Ballads"
Now, you know that Constellation Cafe always has supported the idea of experimenting with film. I being primarily a film photographer myself am always looking for ways to get hands on experience with films, processes and techniques. I recently came upon a workshop which is going to deal with film developing and thought it might […]Read more "Black & White Film Dev Workshop News!"
I don’t like the idea of putting supporting texts with images. It takes away from the process of discovering an image, it takes away from the story which your mind naturally seeks inside a photograph. The beauty of images lie not in text but in the discovery of what connects you to them. ” Naksh […]Read more "Tell Tale Photographs"
Photography for me is not looking, it’s feeling. If you can’t feel what you’re looking at, then you’re never going to get others to feel anything when they look at your pictures. The first time I saw Don McCullin’s work was about 3 years ago. Intense, brilliant and haunting, at first sight his work spoke […]Read more "Constellation Cafe Books : Don McCullin’s India"