Author Archive "K Madhavan Pillai"

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.”

An Undeniable Photo of the Dying of Dreams

K Madhavan Pillai

“I should have left this page blank, for once.”–K Madhavan Pillai

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.”

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.”