Author Archive "K Madhavan Pillai"

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Photography As A Tool For Social Change

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With the Olympic fever on, here is an editorial from K Madhavan Pillai about the time when P Saikrishnan, an olympian and photographer walked into the Better Photography office.

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How About Thought-Free Photography?

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In the January 2008 issue of the magazine, K Madhavan Pillai spoke about what makes digital cameras convenient and puts them a notch above film cameras when selecting the top cameras available while at the same time highlighting the discipline achieved when shooting on a manual SLR.

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How Different Are You?

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K Madhavan Pillai lists a range of photographic excuses that people make, instead of making photographs. He tells us how to make the right picture, even if everything seems to be going wrong.

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If You Can Appreciate, You Can Create

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K Madhavan Pillai answers the quintessential question: Why do we take photographs? Read this and find out how to experience the joy of your own photographs.

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Camera Buying Advice for the Enthusiast

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K Madhavan Pillai guides you through buying your very first professional camera and gives some priceless advice for photo-enthusiasts.

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Honesty and Improbable Possibilities

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K Madhavan Pillai writes about how to negotiate with truth and reality through photographs.

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The Art of Viewing a Picture

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K Madhavan Pillai questions how we view a picture and how to judge the merits or demerits of a photograph. Find out how to rise beyond the simplistic viewpoints of just good and bad.

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The Irony of Options

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K Madhavan Pillai writes about the irony of plenty and how our quest for creativity is effected by the availability or unavailability of options.