Amit Mehra: Tales That Lie Beyond…
When I noticed this foliage-covered gate, old and seeped in time, I was intrigued. Closed doors and gates tend to generate my curiosity. I wonder if there are any mysteries that lie beyond, waiting to be unfolded, untold stories waiting to be discovered. I was reminded of Rumi’s beautiful words that say: “Inside the great Mystery that is, we don’t really own anything. What is this competition we feel then, Before we go, One at a time, through the same gate?”
About Amit Mehra
Constantly trying to walk on a tightrope between commercial and documentary photography, Amit describes himself saying, “I’m like an octopus who likes to deal with different things at the same time. You can call me a schizophrenic photographer.” The moments in this monthly diary are excerpts from his ongoing work titled ‘Roznaama’.
This article originally appeared in the November 2014 issue of Better Photography.
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