Art Movements: Minimalism
Inspired by a Netflix documentary directed by Matt D’Avella on this subject and an audiobook titled, ‘The Minimalist Way‘ authored by Erica Layne, I tried to explore more about ‘minimalism’, particularly as a form of art. This self-assigned photography project is where I attempt to create images that, I think, depicts ‘minimalism’ in its true spirit.
July 2021– Present: As part of the bigger project to create and curate photography work inspired by art movements, I started working on the second leg of the project based on the theme ‘abstract’. For this project, my idea is to think, imagine and visualize a scene beyond their typical representations and contextual meaning and reveal details that often goes unnoticed.
August 2021: I love clouds when they are in the mood to play around or paint colours on the canvas we call sky. I find clouds so interesting that I often try to remove all distracting elements from my frame and just keep the clouds as my main subject. This project is dedicated to capturing the beauty of clouds and clouds only, particularly in this monsoon.
June 2020: This lock-down, I challenged myself to capture low-light evening skyscapes from my bedroom window. More than few beautiful pictures, what came out of it, was loads of learning and practice, while the world was still reluctant to heading for shoot. The challenge here was to take the photographs, of the same subject, from the same spot, just on a different day, and yet have some amazing variations.
Stock photography is a great way to learn commercial photography, as it forces you to think like a marketing director, and ask yourself, “what really sells”, each time you click a photograph. What you see in this gallery is nothing but my honest attempts at stock photography, as a constant learner.
This was a one-off project in the year 2017 for one of my favourite clients, for whom I had done a pre-wedding and wedding shoot earlier. The best part of this project was, I never quoted a price for this small kind gesture from a brother (my client) to her sister who gave birth to twins, and yet got rewarded more than what I could have possibly asked for.
June 2021 – Present: Inspired by a Netflix documentary directed by Matt D’Avella on this subject and an audiobook titled, ‘The Minimalist Way‘ authored by Erica Layne, I tried to explore more about ‘minimalism’, particularly as a form of art. This self-assigned photography project is where I attempt to create images that, I think, depicts ‘minimalism’ in its true spirit.
2017: Had I not been a photographer, I would have probably been a food critic or taster. Food is my next religion. More than clicking food, I prefer trying distinctive local cuisines and delicacies from different parts of world. No wonder, I am not a big fan of photography bit of it.
Product photography to me, has been more of personal experiments to learn lighting better. That’s why I never miss out any opportunity to click some of my own belongings at home.
A curated collection of my photography work from the year 2009 to 2015, taken with probably one of the most basic point-and-shoot cameras.
This is my ongoing personal project to click photographs of people around me and the ones whom I meet to cover their interviews. Most of the shots have been taken with a 50mm F 1.8 lens.