Author Archive "K Madhavan Pillai"

What’s In A Medium?

K Madhavan Pillai

On black and white photographs and what makes them so timeless and classic.

Those Photographic Monsoon Joys

K Madhavan Pillai

The editor, on the joy of monsoons.

The Most Valuable Gift

K Madhavan Pillai

The Editor talks about the most valuable gift that cameras give us—memories.

In the Reading of Photographs

K Madhavan Pillai

“A strict adherence to process and rules has a danger of making a photographer ‘too focused’.”

Recovering From Photographic Paralyses

K Madhavan Pillai

The Editor speaks about hitting blocks and the ways in which we can deal with our creative paralyses.

What Is The 10,000 Hour Rule?

K Madhavan Pillai

K Madhavan Pillai elaborates upon the the 10,000 hour rule.

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The Irony of Options

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K Madhavan Pillai writes about the irony of plenty and how our quest for creativity is effected by the availability or unavailability of options.

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More ‘I’ than ‘Eye’

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K Madhavan Pillai talks about how it is important to train the ‘eye’ and allow the ‘I’ to go beyond the experience of seeing.

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How Different Are You?

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K Madhavan Pillai lists a range of photographic excuses that people make, instead of making photographs. He tells us how to make the right picture, even if everything seems to be going wrong.

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The Making of a Powerful Picture

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K Madhavan Pillai speaks about how a photograph can capture a sliver of time.