PhotoStories

The original flaneurbanite – roaming the city and retelling it through my camera (and a few words).

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    PhotoStories | The Streets of Marrakesh

    Continued from here. The streets of Marrakesh are chaotic, sure, but they aren’t threatening. The men of Marrakesh do return your curiosity in healthy measure, especially if you are a woman with a camera. There are those who like to try and make an unfair profit on your foreign naiveté – as an Indian though, I […]




  • PhotoStories | Chaos in Marrakesh

    Coming as I do from India, chaos is something I’m quite familiar with. Familiarity though, does not imply intimacy, or even comfort. Familiarity just makes you less afraid of chaos – it ceases to be the “other”, something to be intrinsically distrusted. Chaos makes me uncomfortable but curious. It’s when I start to channel that curiosity into looking […]




  • On Photography

    “Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst” – Henri Cartier Bresson.

    True, very true.

    If you started with a digital camera, make that your first 30,000. Perhaps even 50,000.







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    PhotoStories | Snippets from Rome

    OK, this has got to be the longest break I have taken from the blog! The last few months have been crazy busy – mostly in a good way. I travelled to Crete, Rome and New York, got my knee sorted, took one of the biggest plunges of my life and launched my own consultancy, […]