Keeping up the Social Media Pretense

How do you manage all those platforms? A rant, not a ‘how to’ post

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,000 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 17 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the…

The Delhi Walla

Before Humans of New York existed, before everyone became a photographer with a Facebook page, there was The Delhi Walla, quietly narrating stories of Delhi like the Kabuliwalla

Wedding Stories: A Thumbs Up For The Internet

This is a love story I never get tired of telling. They are a couple who met online. Not through a regular old dating site but through Google+, which most people thought was an annoying platform. It was those loopholes in Google+ sharing policies that allowed this beautiful couple to meet. He shared something. She…

Photographer Diaries: Maternity Shoot

I do not often blog about shoots I’ve done in the recent past, but this once, I am going to make an exception because this shoot was just so beautifully brilliant. Maternity Shoots are my favorite shoots that I dread. Why? Because the developmental psychology classes we took in college planted a healthy fear in…

Being A Non-Digital Photographer

I wonder if photographers from the non-digital age ever went through this depression of ‘what the fuck do I shoot’? It isn’t particularly a lack of inspiration. It is a lack of motivation to pull your camera out, compose that frame that’s already been taken in your head and click the shutter. And then perhaps…

Things You Need To Be A Photographer

So now you’ve become a photographer. What’s next? How do you really know you’ve ‘become’ a photographer?  I realised that when I was spending more time in front of my computer than out shooting. Why? Because there were photos to be edited, mails to reply, packages to create, websites to update, social media presence to…