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A quote doing the rounds recently was ‘female photographer is not its own genre’. Is the term ‘female photographer’ redundant? Is there even a need for this term? Wedding photography as a niche under photography is growing with leaps and bounds here in India. However, for the most part it still remains a male-dominated industry. […]
Being a wedding photographer, or any photographer for that matter, comes with its share of burdens. You find yourself doing the dance between staying inspired, earning a living and making sure that you meet client expectations… after all, you have been hired to photograph a wedding because of your expertise. These burdens are no stranger […]
Since the past several months, I have been in two minds on the place of conversation within photography. And every time I attend a photography festival, I realise why my thoughts tend to veer in two opposite directions. The pioneering colourist William Eggleston had once said, “Whatever it is about pictures, photographs, it’s just about […]
The word success has always bothered me. It was a goal, an elusive one, and no matter how much I tried, I always felt that I wasn’t anywhere close to it. What I considered ‘success’ or ‘successful’ had a lot to do with status and money. I was brought up to think this way, and […]
I remember being absolutely mesmerized when I saw Jen Huang’s photographs for the first time, and the fact that she almost exclusively shoots on film. Using a medium format camera, today, in a genre like wedding photography, is quite unheard of. Here is someone who uses film, not for its novelty aspect, but because she […]
As a wedding photographer, you owe it to your clients to deliver the best possible results of their big day. How you photograph their wedding, is how they will remember it, making it a tremendous responsibility. One way of ensuring that you live up to your craft and produce the best work possible, is to […]