Renowned Indian photographer T S Nagarajan passed away in Chennai on Tuesday morning. He was 82 years old. He was the younger brother of late TS Satyan, who was an equally accomplished photographer too. Both of them originally hailed from Mysore. T S Nagarajan lived in Bangalore till recently. He was ailing for a while and… Continue reading Remembering T S Nagarajan
While packing my camera bag for an assignment at Vishakhapatnam (Vizag), I was contemplating whether to carry my Fujifilm x100s mirror-less camera along with my regular assignment gear. It was a split second decision to consider it as a possible second camera and include it in the kit. And I am glad I did that,… Continue reading A Portrait assignment at Yarada Beach with Fujifilm x100s
A greater part of my early childhood was spent playing the game of cricket. It was not always a big playground where I played. Sometimes it was the corner of the street, a veranda, or sometimes even indoors. Summer vacations meant choosing between grandparents home or summer cricket. I chose the latter. The idea of… Continue reading Sachin Tendulkar : A Photograph that I wish had a Different Script
“Whatever happens in front of the lens stays. What’s captured during the encounter is all that exists.” – Gregory Heisler
In the last seven years of my life as a professional photographer, a majority of time has been spent as a photojournalist on the field in the open outdoors. Conventional studio setting was not part my work (and wasn’t even the point of interest) when I embarked my journey as a photographer with the intention… Continue reading Outdoor Portraits using Fujifilm x100s and strobes
Snake catcher shivappa has rescued around 12,000 snakes in and around Bangalore city. But there is no permanent job for him. His life depends on whatever people give him after every catch.
A time travel back to my mom’s college years in understanding value of photographs, memories and relationships.
Taarammaiyya, Thandu Thorammaiyya Doorada Baanige yerida chandrana, Taarammaiyya, Thandu Thorammaiyya Nine of Amma’s (my maternal grandmother was fondly called as Amma by everyone who knew her) children and few of her fortunate grandchildren (including me) have spent their cradle years listening to this Kannada lullaby every night before being rocked into a sound sleep.
You never know what sexual harassment does to a woman, do you? It made Venkata Lakshmi turn to the law books, while driving an auto to feed her family. “She didn’t charge me a rupee more than the auto meter,” said an incredulous young girl who travelled in an auto in the city recently. She?… Continue reading HER LONG DRIVE TO JUSTICE
This is Rex, all decked up in jewels and an eye catching Blue Saree, waiting for the events of the evening which were summed up as ‘Breaking the Silence’ to start.Who is Rex? Rex is a cross-dresser and part of the group ‘Sangama’, an organization fighting for rights of the sexual minorities.The events of the… Continue reading Hand of rex