Film reels and vinyl records remind us of changing times. But the essence of movies and music remains unchanged: to explore new horizons and stretch creative boundaries. However, in the digital age, the very definition of cinema is being questioned.⠀⠀Recently, Martin Scorsese shared his views on how cinema has become ‘content’. That inspired me toContinue reading “Cinema is the new Vinyl”
Directed by Nyay is my lifestyle brand which is a blend of both my photography and cinematic sensibilities. The new logo aims to reflect this very ethos. Please visit the Directed by Nyay stores on Redbubble, Society6 and Zazzle.
The visual interpretation of fame has always intrigued me in how those in the spotlight and those living in its reflected glory ‘frame’ themselves to project an image which they hope will stand the test of time.This has been the focus of my photo series F[r]ame for which I have photographed a mix of starsContinue reading “AK vs AK : F[r]ame”
My photograph titled ‘Natural Drive’ is part of the Lockdown Diaries exhibition being held at Museo Camera Centre for the Photographic Arts in Gurgaon.The exhibit fosters creativity in these times featuring the works of over 50 photographers and enthusiasts who shared their visual interpretation of life under lockdown. Lockdown Diaries was launched on World PhotographyContinue reading “Natural Drive: Lockdown Diaries”
Connectment Films is the evolution of Connect Magazine which was co-founded by Nyay Bhushan in November 1990. Yes, it was way ahead of its time, billed as India’s first magazine on global entertainment, launching just months before satellite television signals began beaming into India starting with CNN’s coverage of the Gulf War. The resulting explosionContinue reading “From Connect to Connectment”
The play of light in this image is a tribute to Walt Whitman’s poem ‘A Song of Joys’. Long exposure photography of contemporary dance performances leads to surprising, revelatory and hence, joyful, experiences. Photo prints available at Saatchi Art.
My first photobook Motion Pictures in Poetry has received an Honorable Mention at the International Photography Awards in the Book – Fine Art category.
My first photobook: Motion Pictures in Poetry Available at Blurb and Amazon Motion Pictures in Poetry began in 2009, the year I started pursuing art photography seriously. Or rather, organically. While I have been obsessed with visual imagery, both moving and still, all my life, the new millennium’s digital democratization ignited my imagination andContinue reading “Motion Pictures in Poetry”
Philip Lee is a prolific producer whose acclaimed films include classics like Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Hero to Hollywood blockbusters such as The Revenant. In 2016, I moderated a masterclass with Lee at the NFDC Film Bazaar in Goa titled ‘Mounting and Positioning the Epic Across Cultures’. Here is the video of that interaction: