Tag: photography

Dark Pictures with Deep Secrets

A student of Political Science, Bhumika Bhatia never in her wildest dreams thought of becoming a photographer. However, she always dreamt of a world where everything was extraordinary with surreal trees, purple clouds and deep secrets. When Bhumika was young, her mother used to tell her stories about how fairies used to take her granddad…

Arjun Kamath Photography

Photographer Arjun Kamath’s introduction into the world of photography was not an ordinary one. Originally an IT Engineer student from Bangalore, for Arjun it all changed in 2009 when he auditioned for a role in director Raju Hirani’s Bollywood feature film 3 Idiots and landed a miniscule non-speaking role in it. He loved being on…

Student Feature – Ashish Verma

Photographer Ashish Verma worked in the customer service industry for over 3 years before he followed the calling of his heart and joined the first batch of Photography Design course at NID, Ahmedabad. He takes keen interest in working with people and social issues. He believes in getting to his subjects heart, for which he often…

Stealing Moments

A software engineer by profession Ashu Mittal is also an avid photographer. She started photography as a medium of creative expression only a couple of years ago but there has been no looking back ever since. One of her photographs was picked for Boston Globe’s photo-blog – Big Picture and her Flickr stream was picked…

This & That

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pretty Red Dress by Bambiola & “Roses & Apples”: Photography by Archana Srinivas. .

Student Feature – Siddharth Dasari

23 year old Siddharth Dasari is a post graduate student of Graphic Design at the prestigious National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. Photography has been his hobby from his younger years as an architecture student in Hyderabad, India. He drew inspiration by following the work of photographers from his local Photography Club. The rich diverse culture…

Student Feature – Saarthak Aurora

Gurgaon-based, 19-year old  graphic design student Saarthak Aurora is a very passionate photographer. Torn between his graphic design studies and his love for photography, he chose to stick to his camera for the rest of his life. Here are a few of his shots: Saarthak is currently on his own searching for a mentor in…

Art Inspired by Unplanned Journeys

Mumbai-based artist Kunal Bele graduated from the prestigious Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art in 2005. Mainly into graphic design, painting and photography he also loves to play with the many different mediums of art.  When he is not busy creating art or design he sets off on his bike to random unplanned destinations. Inspired…

Student Feature – Abhilasha Roy

21-year-old Abhilasha Roy is a Communication Design degree student at the prestigious National Institute of Fashion Technology in Mumbai. Having interned with Times of India as a writer and photographer, Lokusdesign, Pune as a Graphic Design intern and Channel [v] as a Graphic Intern she has had an early start to a great client list.…

Design Geek

Bangalore-based Graphic designer and photography hobbyist Menaka Chandrasekhar was always creatively inclined. After she completed her BA in Graphic design in Singapore at Lasalle, College of the Arts she pursued a career in Advertising and Graphic design. She was a finalist in the 2008 Crowbar Awards for the Editorial publishing category and in the Electric…

Top Shots

Award-winning photographer Sharad Haksar was named one of the 200 best photographers worldwide by the respected Luerzer’s Archive. Trained under legendary photographers like Iqbal Mohamed, Robert Farber, Constantine Manos, Bill Megalos and Sol Negrin, Sharad has emerged as one of India’s leading photographers. He has won many awards at the prestigious IPA, Cannes, New York…

Art Activism

Software engineer Rohini Kummitha is also a very passionate, self-taught visual artist. She quit her high flying career to pursue her passion for arts and is getting ready to do an MFA in Integrated Visual Arts to gain a better understanding of the technical nuances. Rohini works with various media like sketching, painting, photography and…

Vivid Dreams, Electric Creations

Inspired by colours, music, family, friends, coffee, time, dreams and human emotions, Madhuri Maram though still a student, creates art like a pro. Even as a child she always loved art and even trained to be a traditional artist, but it was the Internet that actually exposed her to the best of her work.  Madhuri became…

Clocks and Crystals

Last weekend we went shopping for knick knacks at the arty and trendy Brick Lane and came across this amazing Italian artist, Ivan Ingletto. He had these really great looking clocks and tiles made by using beautiful photographs taken by him. On looking around we found a lot of amazing Indian images and that’s when Ivan told…

Timeless, Ethereal Images

Photographer Ramya Reddy believes that image-making is an intimate process that not only captures a moment the eyes see, but also explores intangibles such as the spectrum of emotions, connections and sensations experienced.  A Light & Life Academy alumnus, Ramya has also studied at the Santa Fe workshops under renowned fine-artist, John Paul Caponigro. She received…

Delhi Dekko

Shashwat Nagpal’s two great passions in life are travel and photography. He believes that travel broadens one’s view of the world. Through his photography he hopes to document his personal experiences, to capture scenes and events as he sees them and to share with others the beauty and diversity of the world that he has…

Flickr Love

Aaaah…there is no other feeling like Love.  Morocco has been awesome! Beautiful place, great food and friendly people! I am having a great time with my family and friends…… and feeling totally loved. Here are some gorgeous pictures I found on Flickr that capture the beautiful feeling of Love. Love is like a cloud…by Kranthi Pothamsetty…

Holiday!

I am in Morocco…! I know I have been harping about it for a while now … so finalllyy I am here!!!  I will not be able to update the blog as regularly but will try and put in a few postings. I promise to be back all rejuvenated by the 6th of October. In the meantime,…

Poignant Photographic Books

I am sure you will remember the gorgeous photographs of holi celebrations by award winning photographer Palani Mohan that I had featured in my earlier post (For those who are new to my blog do check them out at ‘Holy Colours’). Today I am going to share a little about the amazing photographic books that…

Pretty Frills and Dark Mysteries!

Perfect example of how magic is created when the right people come together are these brilliant pictures created by photographer Vikram Kushwah and fashion designer Trisha Sakhlecha. With utterly quirky poses and perfectly feminine yet awkwardly cut out garments, these brilliantly directed and shot photographs totally amazed and intrigued me. Titled ‘The stepmother’s daughter’ here…

Nature unhinged

India is home to a wide variety of animals and birds. Unfortunately many of us are so busy with our life routines that we do not really get to experience them. Here are a few absolutely gorgeous photographs by Vivek Dhage that will take us closer to the rich fauna that exists in India. Vivek…

Capturing the Beauty of Life

Photographer & blogger Archana Srinivas turns simple everyday things into beautiful feelings. Her photographs are ever so dreamy and stylish; it brings with it a sense of calm. Perfect to start off the weekend…. Archana’s love for food, interior design & chai are very evident in her photographs. Each of her compositions is so well-arranged…

Images and words like rhythm and blues

The saying a picture speaks a thousand words is so perfectly depicted by this wonderful photo poetry created by Saurabh Tewari, a visual communication student at IIT Bombay,  titled ‘The Story of Confetti’. 1. Prelude All lights went down except those clowns. The show was about to begin And proudly, it was my turn. . . 2. Arrival Before…