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 […]
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 […]
“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.
If you are wondering why this blog has seen such little photography action over the last few months, please put down those protest banners and please don’t demand your money back*. The reason for this state of affairs is that back in December, The Flaneurbanite‘s knee threw a tantrum and has since been acting like a total […]