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
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
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
Here's to the talented women unnamed, unrecognised, underpaid tirelessly standing up against injustice small or big.Read More
When I shoot in B/W* (which is mostly)... I kinda miss colour a bit. But then I start to see everything that could have been a great colour composition and frame, just like Alex Webb or Jesse Marlow's frames to name a few.Read More
Today in 2016, 68 years later from the inception of this amazing idea, I ask you, how much have we achieved as human beings?Read More
High on India's northern frontier, at the edge of Tibet, lies Ladakh, a desert wilderness that is the final stronghold of Tibetan Buddhism.Read More
Be kind to people even when you make portraits. But I definitely think being somewhat discreet or invisible in the crowd while being respectful - helps frame natural expressions on people's faces.Read More