Celebrated by Hindus on the tenth month of their calendar, it is believed that during the festival, the stars, Pusan and Brihaspati are united into one.
When one says ‘tell a story with your photographs’, one usually means have content, perspective and a voice in the pictures you shoot.
We switched our digital workflow from Apple Aperture to Adobe Lightroom last year and created some Lightroom Presets to develop our photographs with colour and black & white treatments.
The things we throw away tell much about who we are. Dustbins are, essentially, a part of one’s personal space, almost akin to a type of ‘identity autopsy’.
In our neck of the woods, Magnum photographer Alex Webb sits high up on one of our tallest, finest trees. The Suffering Of Light by Alex was without a doubt, one of our favorite books last year.
In commemoration of its 75th and final year, a documentary look at Kodachrome, the first color film, and Dwayne’s Photo in Kansas, USA, the last lab in the world that processed it.
Heading into our second anniversary this year, we did a little check on who our audiences were. The top IPA audience countries, in no particular order, include…
It’s about an hour ride from Saigon to Ben San, one of several leprosy centers in Vietnam. On the way, I chat with Dr. Hai, the current director of the center, and learn an interesting fact.
Thaipusam is known as a very enigmatic festival – mysterious and frenzied. And from the few images I had seen, Thaipusam looked like a pilgrimage of a bygone era.
One of my ongoing personal projects is named ZOO. The project is simply doing Street Photography within the confines of a Zoo. It started off when I visited Arashiyama Zoo in Hokkaido
Thaipusam is one of the most important festival events in the Tamil Hindu calendar, particularly in the Southeast Asian region. The word Thaipusam is derived from the month name Thai (January/February) and Pusam
It’s that time of the year again where we give some goodies away. This time around, we’ve got 3 IPA Street Ph t graphy Asia T-shirts up for grabs.
The Ngaben (cremation rite) is a sacred right of passage in Bali, and a great time for celebration. The Hindu-Balinese believe the body is impure, a temporary shell, having no significance at all, except as a container of the soul and its anchor to the earth.
You recognize yourself while changing. It’s easier to understand what you ceased to be – a child. But who are you now? Your body, such an unstable shell, takes on new contours too quickly.
A solid mass of humanity awaits the feast of the Black Nazarene every 9th of January, considered one of the most spectacular religious events that takes place in the Philippine Calendar.