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Workshop: Thaipusam 2013

Workshop: Thaipusam 2013

  Gavin Gough and I would like to invite you to join us for our 2013 Thaipusam Workshop.¬†Thaipusam is an...
Ken Burns, “All story is manipulation”

Ken Burns, “All story is manipulation”

Ken Burns: On Story from Redglass Pictures on Vimeo. This is a short, but challenging film with Ken Burns, one...
Take Note: Hal Buell

Take Note: Hal Buell

About the Author Latest Posts Workshops Contact the AuthorAbout Matt BrandonMatt is a Malaysia based humanitarian and travel photographer. Well...
Wallpaper: Raj

Wallpaper: Raj

  I am off for a few days to Indonesia to teach some NGO (non-profit) workers visual storytelling. I am...
Neemrana: Forts, Snakes and Sadhus

Neemrana: Forts, Snakes and Sadhus

    Yesterday we left Jaipur and on the way out of town we got caught in a large “pedal...
The Amber Stepwell: The Progression of a Shoot

The Amber Stepwell: The Progression of a Shoot

  Ever since I saw Ami Vitale’s Nikon video I wanted to shoot the Chand Baori stepwell in the village...
Jaipur Monsoon Festival: Teej

Jaipur Monsoon Festival: Teej

  We couldn’t have planned it better. We arrived into Jaipur just hours before the monsoon festival called Teej was...
Patience is a virtue: Waiting for that Special Moment

Patience is a virtue: Waiting for that Special Moment

  One thing I have noticed with newer photographers is they are often in a hurry. They blow into a...
Our Day in Pushkar

Our Day in Pushkar

    Pushkar is an interesting city. A mix of Old Delhi and Varanasi. Meaning it has the old city...
The Road to Pushkar

The Road to Pushkar

  Yesterday was spend almost exclusively in travel. We spend five hours traveling from Jodhpur to Pushkar after a leisurely...
The Bishnoi of Jodhpur: They Speak for the Trees

The Bishnoi of Jodhpur: They Speak for the Trees

They call them “Eco Warriors”. They are the Bishnoi people of Jodhpur.¬† The story goes that the Bishnoi live under...
Jodhpur: The Blue City and Much More…

Jodhpur: The Blue City and Much More…

Our first stop of this reconnoitering trip is the city of Jodhpur in Rajastan. Jodhpur is known as the “Blue...
New Delhi – Postcard

New Delhi – Postcard

Not much time to photograph or blog today. Most of the day will be spent in looking at hotels and...
Depth of Field: Brian Smith

Depth of Field: Brian Smith

Brian Smith has carved out a name for himself in photographing the rich and, as he puts it, the infamous....
Rajasthan Scouting Trip

Rajasthan Scouting Trip

This Saturday I leave for the Indian state of Rajasthan, for two weeks accompanied my business manager and a second...
Depth of Field: Michael Yamashita

Depth of Field: Michael Yamashita

I have been looking forward to talking with Michael Yamashita for years. Yamashita is a National Geographic icon. He has shot...
Expose for the Highlights

Expose for the Highlights

  Dramatic light makes dramatic images, if you know how to use your camera. This is pretty simple stuff, but...
The Human Form Divine

The Human Form Divine

  “For Mercy has a human heart, Pity, a human face, And Love, the human form divine, And Peace, the...
20 years and looking ahead to 20 more

20 years and looking ahead to 20 more

  In twenty years people change. In 1992 I had only been out of the United States three times, two...
Just whose images is this?

Just whose images is this?

  Every once in a while it’s always a good idea to Google your name. It’s a good way to...
Depth of Field: Michael Freeman

Depth of Field: Michael Freeman

Michael Freeman is one of the photographers I had wanted to interview for a long time. His book on composition,...
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