Author Archive "K Madhavan Pillai"

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Change We Must!

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Among all the various genres of photography, nature and wildlife gives itself most easily to every kind of viewer, just as it …

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The Relationship Within a Body of Work

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For some time now, I have come to regard the alliance between the photographer and his subject, however transient or resilient, as …

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A Worthy Cause Promotes Itself

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Humans are irrevocably voyeuristic. To varying degrees, they are also exhibitionists. Hook them up and everyone is a big, happy family! Facebook …

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There Are No Secrets

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How does one make money through photography, and how does one make lots of it? At the recent iClick Symposium in Bengaluru, …

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Photography in the New Universe

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An image is presented. Or, it presents itself. Sometimes, the urgency is in its moment of capture. Something extraordinary or fleeting that …

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Recipe for a Gobsmacking Photo

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Pick a point of allure. Throw in a handful of fascination. A bunch of appreciation. A lot of passion ripened almost to …

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Lessons from Loss

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Incy became a part of our little collection of lost, abandoned souls about five years ago. He was probably left behind because …

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Despite Everything, an Unusual Gift of Time

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In the many years of working with the subject, I have come across a large number of reasons or rationales for the …

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The Problem of Plenty

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Some photographers recently opined, on a popular social platform, that digital cameras have made us lazy… that the process of learning is …

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On the Heroic, and Doing Our Bit in a Time of Crisis

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Every year, we dedicate a cover story to the World Press Photo contest results. These photographs are some of the finest examples …