It is always nice when your work gets noticed and featured in leading publications or media in the country. That’s what exactly happened to me and my wedding photography couple of months ago when I was featured in the India Today magazine.
I like to call myself as a wedding photographer, or as a photographer who sees weddings in the realm of stories – a visual storyteller. But, the marketing of Indian wedding photography industry is built on the phrase – the candid wedding photographer.
Suddenly when you notice an increased traffic to your website, especially in a week when you haven’t posted any new content, one of the reasons could be a media interview. That’s what happened when my interview by Khristina Jacob of Yahoo India Lifestyle got published on their portal, and was featured on their homepage.
One of the most important tasks for any photographer is making a portfolio of his/her work. It sometimes becomes a painful challenge as the photographer has to go through tons of images in the archives. Each photographer needs to be critical of his/her work, which can be difficult as most of us tend to get… Continue reading Best of Indian Wedding Photography 2013 – A Visual Storyteller’s Perspective
Off late, most of my Visual Story-telling projects have been Wedding Photography assignments. Over the years, as I went independent as a photographer, I found wedding photography to be a natural extension of the photography styles that I practiced – Photojournalism and Documentary Photography. Hence, the transition from shooting primarily news and editorial images to… Continue reading Speaking as an Embedded Wedding Photographer
There is one particular moment during Hindu weddings that can get emotionally charged. It is the time of Bidaai, or the ritualistic farewell given to the bride by her family. If most rituals of Indian marriages are about joy and celebration, then Bidaai is about shedding tears, and more tears. This is especially true in… Continue reading Wedding photography by an embedded journalist