Portraits of a desert – I – V

If you’ve missed my month-long post of portraits from India’s Thar Desert, here’s a re-run! I am a professor of photography. I have filmed an entire workshop that I teach, titled Master Your DSLR Camera F.A.S.T. that teaches you how to set your camera in the manual-mode depending on the subject and lighting conditions that you’re…

Portraits of a desert 2014, Part – V

Friend, philosopher and guide. Good man. I am a professor of photography. I have filmed an entire workshop that I teach, titled Master Your DSLR Camera F.A.S.T. that teaches you how to set your camera in the manual-mode depending on the subject and lighting conditions that you’re working with. The videos are free, as you can…

Portraits of a desert 2014, Part – IV

I had an insightful conversation with this farmer in the Thar Desert, yes they farm in the desert! And what do they grow? Watermelon, cucumber, millet, wheat, peanuts etc. It’s a thriving business for farmers who have bore-wells. Less fortunate farmers are left to the mercy of the monsoons (during the months of July and…

Portraits of a desert 2014, Part – III

I made a friend in the Thar Desert. Good kid, excellent company. I particularly like this photo because of the impressions of the sand, revealing that we’re in the desert and the line of wild vegetation in the distance giving us a hint of life. I am a professor of photography. I have filmed an…

Portraits of a desert 2014, Part – II

I made this photo at sunset during my journey through the Thar Desert in India. Although it was that time of the day when the light was just glorious, I decided to work this in black and white for various reasons. I also photographed it partially against light to bring out the desired effect. Do…