Photography has taught me that brightness and darkness are merely a reaction to one another. Sometimes, just making a few elements of an image a little darker, you make other aspects brighter and more luminescent. Take the example of this photo, which uses varying degrees of darkness. In our lives too, darkness gives us perspective … Continue reading Light is a reaction to darkness
Venice has lost its tourists. Watch what the locals have to say and how they are dealing with the shutdown. [YouTube] The timing of the video was fruitious. I had just shared a photo on Instagram, which prompted a long and lovely email — letter really, from my friend Barb. And through sheer coincidence, I … Continue reading Visual memories of Venice.
Sometimes I find myself brooding and it shows in my edits. This photo of Venice from almost a year ago. I love this city and can’t wait to go back. I also feel, I have barely scratched the surface when it comes to photographic adventures in Venice. Continue reading Venice under the fog
It is not uncommon to come across photographs of the magical Italian city of Venice pop-up on my Instagram feed. It is an architectural gem. Canals and bridges criss-cross the city, that is made even more magical by the interplay of light and shadows. I quite enjoy the work of Italian-Austrian photographer, Ando Fuchs. There … Continue reading Venice At Night
Every time I go away and leave the computer behind, and disconnect from the world, I come back refreshed, raring to go, write more often, only to face the dreaded problem of plenty. I don’t know where to start. And even today, I feel that way as well. But you have to start somewhere, so why not talk about the thing which kept me awake on my long journey back home — everything center of the universe eventually fades into the background, no matter how great, rich and robust it might be. Continue reading “What my trip to Venice made me think about IRL”