Composition in Photography is a Political Decision

Bangalore. October, 2013

I’d like to share an important point with respect to composition in photography. This is from the learning and real life experiences, that I have had as a photojournalist and as a Visual Story-teller.

A Week with Point-and-Shoot Camera : Canon PowerShot s100

Band Stand, Mumbai. 2012. © Nishant Ratnakar

In one of my earlier posts, I had mentioned how I had inclined to Mobile Phone cameras for personal photography. Over a period of time these tiny devices have undergone as many advancements as the beast – Digital SLR camera –  has undergone. Technology has been a great leveler in the field of photography. Today, the… Continue reading A Week with Point-and-Shoot Camera : Canon PowerShot s100

Mobile Phone Memories

Eyes of my lover. A mobile phone photograph. Christmas Eve. Mumbai, December 2011. © Nishant Ratnakar

It was some ten to fifteen years ago, that I saw a mobile phone for the first time in my life. My dad had made his prized purchase – a huge handset (unsure if it was a Nokia or a Panasonic device) with a prepaid mobile phone connection. It not only had the ability of… Continue reading Mobile Phone Memories

Bangalore Pride March 2011

The 4th annual Bangalore Pride March was held in Bangalore city on Sunday, 27th November 2011. The march was held from Thulasi park to City Town hall and saw huge participation from members of various sexual orientations. This year the march was held as part of Bangalore Pride and Karnataka Sexual Minorities Rights festival, which… Continue reading Bangalore Pride March 2011