i would like this photo more if there weren’t five motorcycles in it. photographers: i can’t get my two monitors to calibrate the same way, so if this photo is either too contrasty or not contrasty enough, please send me an e-mail. thanks.
as i said, people like to have their pictures taken. well, most people. i took these photos at a local festival for the goddess mariamman, the mother goddess. more on this shortly.
people like to have their photos taken.
i recently took a one-week workshop at the london school of photography on photojournalism and street photography. some of the results: the course was good for explaining the mindset of photojournalists and street photographers, but no course will get you past the fact that street shooting isn’t easy. after five days, i had only a dozen photos worth keeping.
shot with an olympus om-d e-m5.
this post is rated “m” for mature audiences only. on day two, we visited bhaktapur, a historic town just outside kathmandu. it’s a living town, albeit a heavily touristed one, and a unesco world heritage site. the architecture is remarkable. the entry to the historic town (just past the ticket booth) opens onto a wide square ringed with temples and administrative buildings. it looks almost artificial, like a theme park version of nepal. once past this, however, you will find the actual shops and houses. now, i must admit that one problem of living in india is that i’ve seen…