Author Archive "K Madhavan Pillai"

The Joys of the Small Print

K Madhavan Pillai

“It presents itself quietly, by simply existing somewhere in the fringes of our consciousness.”–K Madhavan Pillai

The Pros and Cons of Photographic Decadence

K Madhavan Pillai

“In the impersonal melee of getting a picture, a dialogue with the subject, and with oneself, and a critical sense of judgement is often lost.”– K Madhavan Pillai

Discovering the Wonderful Joy of Books

K Madhavan Pillai

“There is a beauty to an old book, or even an old paperback novel, which you will certainly not find with an old iPad.”

It’s in Asking Why

K Madhavan Pillai

The Japan section of the Dubai Photo Exhibition, organised during the Hamdan International Photography Awards, almost moved me to tears—a very rare …

A Year For Our Own Leaps of Faith

K Madhavan Pillai

“The last year has been that of space odysseys of a different sort, and photographs from millions upon millions of kilometres away.”

Connecting Across the Rifts

K Madhavan Pillai

“A friendship needs no pretence, explanations, excuses, or apologies… neither does the practice of photography.”

In the Reading of Photographs

K Madhavan Pillai

“A strict adherence to process and rules has a danger of making a photographer ‘too focused’.”

Journeying Into Our 20th Year in Print

K Madhavan Pillai

“I have yet to meet a passionate photographer who isn’t young at heart and spirit, regardless of age.”