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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Consume Less, Create More.

This blog post has been sitting in my drafts for a while now. I’ve been too afraid to publish it – afraid to be seen as preachy or too self-helpy but I think the time to publish this is now. It’s written as much for me as it is for you. I am guilty of it. Of consuming way more than I am creating. Consuming provides me with a sense of achievement – of “learning” something. Until recently, I didn’t […]

Three Things I Learnt From Abstract: The Art of Design – Episode 2

Episode 2 of Abstract: The Art of Design is based on the legendary footwear designer for Nike, Tinker Hatfield. Hatfield started working for Nike in 1981 and started designing shoes for them in 1985. His most prominent work for Nike includes designing the legendary Air Jordan series of shoes along with Michael Jordan. Here are three things that I learnt from watching this episode. Collecting the dots and making connections. Before starting designing shoes for Nike, Tinker Hatfield was an […]

This Week’s Photo – Michael Kenna: Tree Portrait – Study 1

Big part of learning photography is looking at work from other photographers and allowing it to expand our perspectives and visual vocabularies. This is why I’ve decided to start a new weekly series simply called, This Week’s Photo (TWP). In this series, I’ll be exploring images from other photographers and a brief discussion around that image. I hope to explore how each photographer used the visual language to make the impact with that particular image. I hope you’ll find this […]

The Soul of the Camera by David duChemin: A Review

It feels rather odd, if not completely wrong to be reviewing and in the process, judging a book, painting, a photo or anything authored by not only someone you deeply admire but by someone with decades of more experience that you in the said craft. I shared my affinity for David duChemin in the last blog post and since then, I’ve read the pdf copy of his latest book, The Soul of the Camera: The Photographers Place in Picture-Making.   […]