This is Pulitzer prize-winning photographer Hung Cong's (Nick Ut) photo from the Napalm attack on June 8th 1972 in Trang Bang, South Vietnam. I have seen this photo during my school days reading about world history, through my teenage years when curiosity took the better of me.Read More
More importantly though, it took 40 long years of prejudice to win over a simple thing - respecting another humans right to chose and love. It was a humbling moment to see the 78ers go past. The people that stood up n rallied for equality way back in 1978.Read More
My friend Susan and I were at the night market at Carriageworks Eveleigh tonight. As the event kicked off we witnessed the smoking ceremony performed by the local Aboriginal elder. Here are some photos from the event.Read More
Last year was busy and long on many counts. It was a year of learning. Most would argue this – every year or in fact every day we learn something new. Yes. Mostly. But some lessons ground and polarise you. Some leave an indelible mark and change your pathway. 2017 was one of those years of relearning myself.Read More
Thank you Victorian Archives Gallery for selecting my work. I am honoured and humbled to the core. The Exhibition is open now until March 2018 before the body of work is archived in the PROV Archive Centre. I hope you get to see it in person.Read More
Spring Fashion Week - Launch on Saturday afternoon 23rd of September 2017.
This is a group exhibition featuring 10 photographers and my work is featured under the title: Dare to be different. If you are in Melbourne, place check out the exhibition or come and see us at the opening night.Read More
Shannon is a fascinating photographer from Thibodaux, Louisiana. He loves the world of Leica. We spent about six days running around hilly terrain of North Vietnam. I had the Fujifilm X-Pro2 with the 23mm f/2 while Shannon sported is much-loved M9. I could tell Shannon has been using Leica for a long time.Read More
The ancient Chinese got their ink from smoky oil lamps, brushing away deposited soot and mixing it into a paste that hardened into "stones". This black was pure, indelible and did not fade, and they fell in love with it. They used it not only for writing but for painting, which they saw as just another way to express their thoughts....Read More
Hi Swarat, nice to meet you. Could you tell us a little bit about yourself?
Hello ! My Name is Swarat Ghosh. I am born and brought up in the coal capital of India i.e Dhanbad. At present, I am based out of Hyderabad and professionally working as a “Lead Visual Designer” in a reputed software company in Hyderabad.Read More
ust like the kids you see in this photobook I was born in India too. It could have been me. It could have been my very own childhood of squalor, downright poverty and constant anguish for the next morsel of food. A safe place to sleep away from harms reach. All of this could have been my very own ordeal. Day after day.Read More
While I enjoy writing about photography and in particular about the 'street’ genre I also enjoy discussing philosophical topics that strike a cord with me particularly relating to ethics of photography and staying openRead More
The strength and truth you taught me is all I need to remember. It is all within me.
The fortitude and resilience thats innate from being born and brought up in a third world country are my stepping stone to life.
Respect! Compassion! Humbleness. Strength of character. Will-power. Empathy.Read More
Creatively speaking, when ego enters the mind of an artist, muse can no longer abide. For artists that create, the pureness of this state of being true to your art is next to none. To stay worthy and inspired in a world full of distractions and fake social hype - resetting the mind is a very cleansing process.Read More
"Paint light and shadow with your camera. All you need is an artistic mind and a fearless spirit. When muse sees your intent it flirts with you. Embrace your rendezvous." - Amit KarmakarRead More
This body of work is a collection of moments from a project that took me across three island countries of New Zealand, Australia and Japan. It can also be viewed online at the contactsheet print shop. https://shop.contactsheet.com.au/collections/amit-karmakarRead More
I have been experimenting my Fujifilm X100F Across G and R filters. I can assure you Fujifilm X100F kills is just like the X-Pro2! What a piece of beauty in this tiny body!Read More
When holding any small camera is hand it poses a challenge to accidentally press a button or two. I have done this a millions times with my previous small cameras Fujifilm X70, Fujifilm X100T, Ricoh Gr2... and the trendy seems to continue with my all new Fujifilm X100FRead More
I have had the all new Fujifilm x100F in my hands for about 3 weeks now. I was lucky to have got it within a day after it was released. Its one fine camera with amazing power.Read More
Here's to the talented women unnamed, unrecognised, underpaid tirelessly standing up against injustice small or big.Read More
If you use a Fujifilm camera and use RAW files to shoot your image, your files will come up looking flatter when you import them in Lightroom. I have created the standard in-camera Fujifilm Presets for your RAW files.Read More