Author Archive "K Madhavan Pillai"

Lessons from Evans

K Madhavan Pillai

“I am after mastery of what I want to do; that is, I want to be able to do what I want to do, and do it well.”–Walker Evans

When Does a Photograph Stop Being a Self Portrait?

K Madhavan Pillai

“If every image is a reflection of who you are as a photographer, the question to ask is if you recognise who you see in that mirror.”–K Madhavan Pillai

Good Photography is Always a Choice

K Madhavan Pillai

“Photography stands apart from other arts, because it is impossible to replicate the work of another photographer, or even a single photograph.”

Thinking Space and Deep Space

K Madhavan Pillai

“What you capture is not measured in milliseconds and finite space, but often in hours, years, and light years. And it could be from hundreds of years in the past.”–K Madhavan Pillai

Food for Thought

K Madhavan Pillai

“Isn’t every frame an accident, perhaps of our own choosing?”–K Madhavan Pillai

A Separation from Noise

K Madhavan Pillai

“Photography seems to be a simpler art, until one starts calculating the measure and worth of all those missed moments.”–K Madhavan Pillai

An Expansion of Thought, Narrowing of Approach

K Madhavan Pillai

“Capturing an excellent frame is all about being disappointed.”–K Madhavan Pillai