Author Archive "Ambarin Afsar"

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What’s In Your Bag? An Inconspicuous Kit…

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…is one that allows you to be unobtrusive. Earlier, I used to carry two bodies with two lenses, but people would get very conscious of the gear.

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Where the Wind Goes to Come Back

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This is a Brazilian phrase I learned from a Sebastião Salgado interview. Travelling to the Antartic and nearby regions, Salgado found vast …

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What’s In Your Bag? A Comprehensive Wildlife Kit…

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…is one that helps me prepare for any eventuality. In the wild, where nature rules the roost, situations can range from the tricky to the bizarre.

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What’s In Your Bag: An Editorial and Personal Kit

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Bandeep Singh has a longstanding experience of 20 years and is known for his stylised editorial work and fine art photography. His personal work is deeply layered and conceptual. He speaks about the studio lighting setup that he uses on location.

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With Great Simplicity Comes Great Responsibility

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Paeans have been sung about the ease with which cellphones allow one to shoot, and also on their unobtrusiveness. But the real …

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The Difficult Art of Portraiture

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Often, I find myself struggling with portraiture. I admire photographers who can simply walk up to their subject and make a portrait. …

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Go Away Closer

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Every once in a while, it is a good thing to go away someplace and sit by yourself and your thoughts. Similarly, …