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Building A Story

November 08, 2021 - Building A Story Storytelling is powerful, but sadly, most people don’t realize the impact of a story. I was in the corp...
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The Will to Live

October 19, 2021 - The Will to Live I am practicing my writing skills, so I do a writing exercise every day. Usually, I write with a founta...
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Home

October 01, 2021 - What is Home? Wikipedia defines a home as a permanent or semi-permanent space or domicile where families live. It can b...
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Where Do You Draw the Line?

August 30, 2021 - The Skies These days, sky replacement seems to have become quite the rage. Skylum offers this via their program, Luminar...
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Vision versus Editing

June 28, 2021 - Vision versus Editing A photographer asked a question on Twitter and inspired me to write this post. His name is Alfredo...
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Where Are They Now?

June 02, 2021 - Covid-19 caught us unawares At the time of writing, the government’s lock down in India has gone on for over a month. If...
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The Blind Girl

May 07, 2021 - The Blind Girl I shot this girl when I was employed in my last job. At that time, I was President of the Indian operati...
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A Spot of Storytelling

April 29, 2021 - Photographing People I like to photograph people, and what I like to do, is to capture some essence of their spirit. I l...
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Oblivion

April 16, 2021 - Oblivion: Are People Asleep? “Man is a machine, everything with him happens: he cannot stop the flow of his thoughts,...
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The Aravalli Forest Project 1

February 24, 2021 - The Aravalli Forest A few years back a friend of mine asked me if I was willing to work on a short project on the Araval...
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Mr. Pillai

October 19, 2020 - On Teachers I am a Toast Master. Last week, I gave a small presentation on teachers. Like most people preparing a speech...
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Homeless Soles

July 16, 2020 - Homeless Soles ©Rajiv Chopra. Homeless Soles My Past I started my photographic life on the street. That was many years a...
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Does Every Image Have To Be Perfect?

July 06, 2020 - Do your images have to be perfect? In Muddy Waters. ©Rajiv Chopra At Kurukshetra I shot the image that you see above at...
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Panipat. The Second Battle

July 01, 2020 - Panipat: The Second Battle A kind of dargah at the site where the Second Battle of Panipat supposedly took place ©Rajiv...
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Panipat: The First Battle

June 23, 2020 - Some History Ibrahim Lodi lies buried in this grave, and he lies here with the background of someone’s home. He was the...
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The Tree

June 10, 2020 - I have always loved trees. I would say that I have loved trees for a long time. When Tolkien wrote about The Ents, I...
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Why Black & White?

May 06, 2020 - I have written a post about this before, but I figured that it is time for me to come back to this topic one more time....
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Heading back to Bhimtal

March 09, 2020 - I am heading back to Bhimtal in the next two days. For those interested, I have attached a link to the Google Maps site...
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Learning again, how to see. Part One

March 03, 2020 - It has been an age since I was on the street. I had done my street photography project in the area that is now called Ol...
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Creating History

February 25, 2020 - This is going to be a short post, but the idea for this came to me last night. We are always creating history at every...
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Black. Colour

February 18, 2020 - Some time back, I was reading an article in which the photographer mentioned that sometimes black & white work is easier...
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Wabi-Sabi # 1

January 04, 2020 - Wabi-Sabi & Slight Imperfections I started my life in photography with black & white film. While there have been masters...
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