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.
It is what we don’t see (or can’t see) that fuels our imagination. As a child, I read about faraway places. I imagined New York they wrote about in the books. I dreamt of San Francisco as described by Dashiell Hammett in his book. And when I got there, I let the reality fill in … Continue reading Unseen is what fuels the imagination
“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” Lao Tzu Continue reading Happy Earth Day
Made with Leica SL & the Leica SL 24-90 lens. Focal Length: 24mm. Aperture f/22. ISO 50. Shutter speed 1/8th of a second. For the past few months, I have been toying with the idea of even more minimalist imagery. It meant that I should retreat from colors, which are already making their presence felt … Continue reading Start of a new photo adventure