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Gear vs Eye

I often encounter a question. Well, I am so sure most of you must have answered such question. You upload a good shot in your public profile and the next question will be 'Which camera?' Might be the most irritating question for a true artist :)Well, better gears do help to create good photos but does that mean idea/angle/composition...none of these matters? If you are a good photographer you can take memorable photos even with your point and shoot. We have such an artist in India who is famous... continue reading

Cars and image

Just as any joke playing on stereotypes, it is a fairly bad joke.But thinking about it, I realize just how closely we relate our perception of self with material possessions and how other people see us through these possessions.And nothing demonstrate this more than the car we choose to buy or aspire to buy.Would James Bond still be considered as a dangerously seductive Casanova if he were always seen strugglingwith the gears of a Citroen 2CV?Long standing perceptions abound and persist... continue reading

What a Little Bat Taught Me.....

Years ago I had the great opportunity to study local bat populations.At first thought, you might think "Oh, those horrible, evil, devilish creatures that creep out of the shadows of the night to suck our blood.... I shudder to even think of seeing one."Pre-conceived notions and generations of folklore, myths, books and movies have left a lot of people feeling afraid - preferring to even avoid the thought of them.Putting my own pre-conceived notions aside, I jumped into their world and even... continue reading

So. What is an artist?

I realise this has been asked a million times before, but i was wondering.In my own case i cannot draw, paint or produce an image by any 'manual' means known to man (or woman).I do not say this for effect or to elicit protestations of 'oh, you're not that bad' or similar.I really am rubbish.So can you imagine my delight when i discovered that i could create 'art' with a computer?I am finally able to produce something that appeals to me (i believe you should always create artistic work... continue reading

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