I met Renato D’Agostin in his Brooklyn studio on a cold autumn evening. His studio very much like his work is stark white, minimalistic and beautifully efficient. Originally from Italy, Renato has been in New York for more than eight years, working solely in monochromatic film and darkroom prints. What really amazed me about him is how he […]Read more "CC Conversations : Renato D’Agostin"
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"
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"
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"
Nazraeli Press is definitely one of my most favourite publishers. And I wouldn’t have expected any lesser from them when it came to Todd Hido’s beautiful book “Between The Two”. Now for those who don’t know much about Todd’s work, he’s a brilliant photographer based in San Francisco and when I first saw his work it […]Read more "Constellation Cafe Books : Between The Two"
Happy New Year!! 2014 has been a brilliant last year and so much yet to come. This post is mostly going to be a recap of the last year and a hint on the amazing things to come soon this year. Firstly this has been a great year in terms of just getting to understand how […]Read more "Leading On To 2015"
2014 has been a really interesting year for photography with some great work coming out. I’ve been specially busy watching and reading some great content online, so sharing it here for your Xmas / New Year free time. First is a panel discussion with Michael Mack, Dewi Lewis, Thijs groot Wassink and Stephen Gil moderated […]Read more "Weekend List – On Photography"