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
A few months back — feels like an eternity now — I visited Utah, and it was somewhere out there, I took this photograph. I never got around to either editing or sharing it, mostly because I am fairly lazy when it comes to both those activities. I am using the necessary self-isolation as a … Continue reading [Photo] Stop.
According to Wikipedia, Devil’s Golf Course is a large salt pan on the floor of Death Valley, located in the Mojave Desert within Death Valley National Park. These halite crystal salt formations are indeed devilish. It is truly an inhospitable place and boy, I can only imagine how hard it was for old-timers who might have had to travel over this really … Continue reading The Devil’s Golf Course
I am writing this four years to the day after I fell in love.
In the aftermath of the GigaOM shutdown, I left town to spend a weekend with friends in New York and to take a break from all the negativity that was enveloping. I needed to revisit the place where it all started. I was in search of closure, though finding it – I ultimately learned – would take much longer. After I arrived, I began my healing process, as many people do, with some retail therapy. I stopped by my favorite camera store and chit-chatted with the staff. Don who would later become a dear friend, showed it to me, though I am forever in his debt.
The Leica SL. It was love at first sight. Continue reading “Leica SL: A Love Story”