Flat & AWOL

Advertisements A Bout of Food Poisoning I have been flat on my back for a week, and everything I planned has gone out of the window. There’s a simple explanation for this: food poisoning. I’ve also been AWOL because I always find myself on the move. Tears help the recovery process. Allow me to earnContinue reading “Flat & AWOL”


Advertisements Fun and Laughter A week back, I wrote a post on the maternal instinct or the bond between a mother and her child. I believe this is the strongest bond that exists between two humans. Childhood must be about play, fun, and laughter. However, sometimes life gets tough, and antagonism creeps into the relationship.Continue reading “Play”


Advertisements Questions of Ethics and Privacy Like many genres of photography, street photography should put you on the spot from time to time. It will surprise me if you never have to ask yourself tough questions. Street photography poses unique challenges regarding ethics and privacy, and addressing these issues is vital as you continue yourContinue reading “Dilemma”


Advertisements We Have Become Dehumanized? I was in Connaught Place, New Delhi, a week ago, and was looking for a place to eat. When my wife and I left the travel agent, we walked around, arguing about where to eat. She won the battle. Anyone surprised? Anyway, I noticed this guard sitting and stretching. BoredContinue reading “Cogs”

Bumbling Along

Advertisements I Remain Confused! A month ago, I decided I was going to focus on street photography this year. My rationale was impeccable. Most of you may have forgotten it, so indulge me while I repeat, and modify my rationale. Even while I remain confused about the overall approach, my underlying motivation remains unchanged. So,Continue reading “Bumbling Along”

Back to The Streets

Advertisements Photographing People Rebuilding Their Lives I am returning to the streets this year, and I have my reasons for this. For one, it has become expensive to travel. When I asked a hotelier about the escalating hotel prices, he shrugged and told me they must make up for their Covid losses. Life has becomeContinue reading “Back to The Streets”

My Timberland

Advertisements Your Shoes and the Journeys You Undertake You may consider me to be crazy, and it’s possible I am quite mad. Why, you might ask, why I am writing a blog post about my Timberland shoes. However, I’d like you to stay with me, as I write about my Timberland shoes and the journeysContinue reading “My Timberland”

My Beloved Olympus (3)

Advertisements Journey Along The Learning Curve When I started walking the tortuous path of becoming a half-decent photographer, I did not realize I was to journey along the learning curve all my life. I dislike the phrase. It is a cliché, but I will use it for this little confession because it is apt. ButContinue reading “My Beloved Olympus (3)”

My Beloved Olympus (2)

Advertisements Your First True Love Do you remember your first love? I am not speaking of your first fling, but of your first true love. While studying engineering, I fell in love with corrosion engineering and wanted to do my PhD in corrosion. If everything had gone my way, then I would have flown toContinue reading “My Beloved Olympus (2)”

An Alternative Biography

Advertisements What if? I write every day in response to a writing prompt, and I have a collection of them for the current year. Also, and I must emphasize this, I write in longhand, using a fountain pen. I have a small collection of such pens. Anyway, one prompt encouraged me to write an alternativeContinue reading “An Alternative Biography”

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