Our First Car – Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

This February, our car, S-Cross completed its three months and here is the report card and a few pictures of our big boy!

My Favourite Quotes from Recent Netflix Series

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10 “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” – Octavia Blake (From The 100) “Fear is what fear is. Slay your demons when you’re awake, it won’t be there to get you when you sleep.” – Bellamy Blake (From The 100) “We can let the bad things that happened to us define whoContinue reading “My Favourite Quotes from Recent Netflix Series”

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Ideas for Photography Projects

# 1. Travel & Places Most of us love to travel. Have you ever paused and kept your camera aside, to feel the characteristics of that place making it distinct, including the mood, environment, people around or your reason for being there? If not, this time when you head out to a new place, takeContinue reading “Ideas for Photography Projects”

Seven Elements of Visual Art: Lines, Patterns & Tones (Part II)

“No matter how much shape, or form, or texture, or tone, or line, or any of the visual elements are present, if they aren’t put to some purpose all you have is a picture about a visual element.” — Peter Glendinning 04 Lines Lines give the viewer a sense of direction to move their gaze alongContinue reading “Seven Elements of Visual Art: Lines, Patterns & Tones (Part II)”

ASCI Guidelines Applicable on Influencers in India

Are you someone who promotes or talks about a brand on your social media handles, including your websites or YouTube channel? If yes, then you must read this post to make yourself aware of the Guidelines[1] issued by the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI)[2] effective from 14 June, 2021, to ensure compliance. Therefore, theseContinue reading “ASCI Guidelines Applicable on Influencers in India”

Seven Elements of Visual Art: Shape, Form & Texture (Part I)

“A writer must understand what nouns, adjectives, adverbs, and other word forms are, before putting them together in sentences that make sense to a reader. Similarly, an artist must understand the essential elements of design that must be put together to create a composition that will “make sense” to a viewer of their artwork.” —Continue reading “Seven Elements of Visual Art: Shape, Form & Texture (Part I)”

Interview with Photographer Sunil Kumar

Sunil is a retired Air force aviator who served the Indian Airforce for 34 long years and proudly held the title of Group Captain. He hails from Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala and has been to every nook and corner of the country with over 6000 hours as a transport pilot. Sunil does not consider himself to beContinue reading “Interview with Photographer Sunil Kumar”

5 Landscape Photographers Whose Work I find Truly Inspiring!

Don’t you think travel and landscape photography you see from many photographers, look mostly similar. I also feel, sometimes they are glorified version of the reality. In addition, the extensive editing process makes it even more unrealistic. Having said that, I feel every photographer has the leeway to depict their work however they want. But,Continue reading “5 Landscape Photographers Whose Work I find Truly Inspiring!”

A Letter from My Camera to Me

Dear Vivek, We met after a long time, eleven long years to be precise, almost as your dream come true. Now that I am here, I see that you keep me safe and protected most of the times. While I understand your concerns for my safety, I would also want to not stay in myContinue reading “A Letter from My Camera to Me”

A Beginner’s Guide to Product Photography

While I do not have keen interest in product photography as such, I have learnt few things from my experiences and experiments with product shoots. More than anything else, it helped me understand lighting better and use the same techniques for fashion photography and portraits. This post is not for the experts but for thoseContinue reading “A Beginner’s Guide to Product Photography”

Panasonic Lumix S1 – Test Shots

Landscapes Ever since I got a taste for making photographs originally in black and white and see this world through shades of grey, I always craved to buy a camera which can do justice to such images by revealing all the shades of grey. I knew, only a full frame camera with high dynamic rangeContinue reading “Panasonic Lumix S1 – Test Shots”