Sunday, October 7, 2012

Chasing Ice

Sometimes you see something and you feel like being part of it. The landscape of Earth is changing as we speak and there are few brave souls out there who are trying to get the worlds attention towards it.
James Balog is one such guy, hats off to him and his crew to make this happen.


I'm so going to watch this as soon as I get my hands on it. 

Friday, June 22, 2012

Welcome home Ojasvi


One of the biggest perks of being born as a photographers child is that you get your childhood visually documented with some awesome images. I hope my daughter will appreciate the effort of her dad.
This was my first shot at child photography and i'm hoping that I will grow accustomed and better at shooting kids as I have my in house model to practice and further hone my child photography skills.
Have a look at the first photo session I had with Ojasvi.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

One flew over the sparrow's nest.

It was almost a year back when we had those bird houses made and to our dismay there was no taker for the houses for almost an year. Suddenly there was a flurry of activity and before we knew it a pair of sparrows had taken up the house. 
They filled the bird house with twigs and while we pretended to ignore their activity the sparrows had three cute little babies. From then on the whole day all they wanted was food...parents did their best and one fine day all of them flew away!!
The sparrows still sit their...looks like they are waiting for them to come back.
I feel sad and happy at the same time. I guess thats life!!



sparrow @ Bird house

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Holi

Holi, the Indian festival of colors captured in high speed action!! I'm just wondering when will we be able to capture something like this on our DSLR's.


Saturday, March 31, 2012

The tree that was chopped for a cause.


Sometimes you end up on location and you find the frame that will look the best visually is obstructed either by something man made or something natural like a tree.
The man made stuff can still be taken care of but you just can not chop off a tree for a shot.
I was stuck in a similar situation recently, I took a back up shot first just to be safe and then I captured real frame.
I was thinking I will do something about this tree in post but I had no idea that I will end up chopping the tree, at least in post it's all legal.

This is the 'Before' shot


Apart from the tree I ended up growing some grass in the foreground, removing the cars and stacks of bricks from the background.
And lastly I thought if I have cut a tree I must plant one too so I planted a tree in the background, that tree helped me get rid of the stack of bricks.
The client was more than happy. Looking at it now I feel I can still make it look better, but then I think about the Fine art images on my computer waiting for my attention.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Where the time stands still




'Narna' is a small village in the state of Madhya Pradesh (M.P.) India. Everything about this village is serene and it has a very calming effect on the senses. The mud walls are perfect to take on the severe heat wave this part of India faces during the long summer days.  
I was there during one of those heat waves and was surprised to see such chilled out group of people living in harmony. The villagers were friendly and they even invited us to their homes. This kind of hospitality can only be experienced in a small place and is unimaginable in a big city where even the neighbors are suspicious of each other.
I was so kicked and excited as soon as we entered the village that it was only halfway during my visit to the village that I realized my ISO was set on 800!! 
This worked for me in this particular case as I ended up adding grain to the images shot on low ISO later on. Definitely one of the most photographically fulfilling day. 



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Saturday, February 11, 2012

The modern day Van Gogh

This touch sensitive Van Gogh painting animation is awesome. It's so awesome that I want to have something like this right now.

http://vimeo.com/36466564

Sunday, January 15, 2012