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Finding Your Version of ‘Right’

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We’re often told to not rush into the moment and pause before pressing the shutter. In this brief recess, we’re expected to …

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The Perfect Gift

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Three years ago, my grandfather’s 95th birthday occasioned an extensive, fun, group photo session. With family from all over coming to wish …

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How Late is Too Late?

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There are times in life when we want to say something. The words are in our hearts and at the tip of …

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Making New Experiences For Yourself

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I have always been terrified of the consequences of pointing the camera at someone and finding disapproval. I had unknowingly turned myself …

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Breaking Away from the Norm

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As Indians, as a people, we are so very tuned to being economical in our choices and everything we do. For instance, …

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Gods on the Screen

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Surround sound filled my office as we turned up the volume. “Sachinnnn, Sachin!” was the cry as he walked out to bat, …

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Why Seeing Should Not Be a Matter of Choice

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Why is it that it’s easier for us to look and not see? And even when we’re looking, we don’t react to …

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The Last Thirty Days

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Just a few days ago, I started photographing B Merwan and Co, an Irani café that has been a part of the …

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Surrendering to the Medium

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There are a lot of things that go into the making of an image. But what I am most intrigued by is …

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Photographers as Collectors

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Over the last two months, my family has been on a huge clean-up and maintenance spree of various things in my home. …

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Looking Back at Stories, Connecting the Dots

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Words have always fascinated me, but even while reading the most beautiful of verse, it is the punctuation that forces me to …

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The Role of Resonance in Remembrance

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For those who have read Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s The Shadow of the Wind will be familiar with The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, …