Are continuous donations the best way of solving socio-economic problems? We think there is a need for charities and individual philanthropists to fund social innovators and entrepreneurs instead
Clothing As A Means of Social Change: Featuring Purple Impression Which Empowers Women Artisans From Pakistan
Clothing is a sentiment and every piece of fabric tells a story. We spoke to Purple Impression, an ethical clothing brand. They are changing the way clothing is perceived as a garment through their innovative model and their zeal towards empowering women artisans from Pakistan.
Are Freelancers same as Indie creatives? For those who might say, “It’s all the same!” I would humbly like to submit that there’s a marked difference between the two in the way they use their creativity.
Telling a visual story of a passionate indie entrepreneur goes beyond clicking a few pictures of him and what he does. There are 6 principle dimensions to the entrepreneurial journey that I try to capture in my creative process.
For several decades, big production houses, curators, studios and institutions were the creators, financiers and presenters of innovation in arts, music, films and various other creative and social enterprises. Although the biggies still continue to do so there has been an explosive spurt in creative ideas and their implementation by individual artists, producers and entrepreneurs. Indie is an acronym for ‘independent’ and refers to the economic activity of such creative artists that’s giving rise to the Indie economy.
Last week while sitting alone on my sofa, my sight beamed on my 2 year daughter’s toysFrom nowhere an idea popped in my otherwise junk-filled head. I thought it would be amusing to create a photo story revolving around her toys as principal characters and elements.
On a perfectly normal evening, I came across the moon rising over a tower through my balcony. I thought of doing something funny.
Normally I love composing my photos whilst shooting in the dark with my tripod, my flashlights and my camera on long exposure. However there have been some stupid things I have done lately with the camera. Popularly it’s known as Camera painting. I just call it mad effects.
Shooting in dark excites me to no end. Possibilities of composing a photo are simply limitless when the shutter remains open for as long as you want.In this post I would like to write on something I call ‘Single Exposure, Multiple Composition’.
Absence of light in a picture presents infinite possibilities for photographers. I have come to admire the stunning and surreal effects of photographing with long exposures in practically no-light or very low light conditions with nothing but a flashlight. This is ‘Light Painting’.