Monthly Archives: July 2017

Three Things I Learnt From Abstract: The Art of Design – Episode 4

Episode 4 of Abstract: The Art of Design is about a Danish architect, Bjarke Ingels. Bjarke is one of the world’s premier architect and one of the youngest too, to have achieved such prominence in the field. He runs his own architectural firm, called BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) and can be found online at www.big.dk (yes, that’s really their website). Here are three things that I learnt from it. Experimenting Bjarke and later his group of architects broke the traditions […]

This Week’s Photo – Churchgate Station – Sebastião Salgado

This week’s photo of Churchgate Station in Mumbai, India was taken by the one and only Sebastião Salgado. In many ways, this image parallels last week’s photo taken by David duChemin. I won’t be surprised if David was inspired by this particular photo when taking his photos. I think it is the crowd – or perhaps the over-crowdedness that is the subject of the image. The theme of over-crowdedness is exaggerated by the fact that the image was taken from […]

Canon 5D Mark IV – My Thoughts and Review

Considering that the camera was released sometime in 2016, I am admittedly very late to the “review” scene for the Canon 5D Mark IV. But then again, I’m not really the person to test and review the camera technically. There are many other people with lot more resources better placed to do that. Folks at DPReview come to mind. Or perhaps the good people at The Digital Picture. In this article though, I hope to leave my personal and subjective […]

Wanaka Tree

NZ’s spectacular, starry sky – These two “astro photographers” will put your snap of the Wanaka Tree to shame. I know your are probably saying this jest but thank you Stuff.co.nz for judging and shaming my Wanaka Tree photo that I’ve never taken and you’ve never seen. I don’t want to keep on this point for too long – but what’s up with this need for Stuff to highlight great work of some photographers by casually putting down the work of others? Can […]