STORIES OF THE WEEK
Pixean
Jan 9, 2019
 Meet Brendon Fernandes. He is one of those cliché photographers who quit their jobs and moved to photography to follow their passion. He is an MBA graduate and for almost 5 years he was working in Reliance Communications as a Marketing Manager for Blackberry devices. It was a sweet job at first but corporate red tape and culture quickly turned that sweetness into something sour and unpalatable. Photography was just a hobby for him at that time and in 2012 he finally had enough and quit his job ...
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Pixean
Dec 13, 2018
‘It’s been two years; I am learning how to work. In return I get food’ – Rahat (8), explains his promising job. The UN estimates that 168 million children are being put to work globally. According to UNICEF, more than 7.4 million children are engaged in economic activity in Bangladesh.  Many of them work in extreme circumstances; some even risk their lives. For a shift of up to 12-16 hours, most earn less than $3 a day - many receive half of that. Many children are often physically ruined as a r...
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Pixean
Sep 20, 2018
We have with us Oli Murugavel who is born in the south of India, he always dreamt about the scenic snowy mountains of the north. A wish of him to visit Kashmir and its people to capture through his lens came true in January 2018. Kashmir is called as 'The Paradise on Earth' because of its pristine natural beauty and its unique culture. When it comes to Kashmir, the Phiran (traditional long clothing of Kashmiris) and the snowy, foggy landscape were the only things he knew about but Kashmir had mu...
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Pixean
Jun 15, 2018
One of the most photographed cats the “Tiger” though can trigger a rush of adrenalin, but what if you are one of those who think “Been there done that”? You empty your pockets doing the flurry of game drives in Indian parks at times paying a premium with special all zone access to venture out in the scorching heat of the cruel Indian summer only to be faced with scenes which are dull and boring, forget adrenalin rush your body produces melatonin, inducing sleep…..so much so for a tiger safari th...
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Pixean
May 18, 2018
We have with us Julie Hrudova who is a photographer in Amsterdam where she tells about ongoing series played with photography being a trustworthy and truthful medium by creating some confusion about what is actually happening in the image, or why it is happening. LEISURE - PhotostoryTokyoTokyoSanta Cruz de la Palma (La Palma, Canarian Islands)MoscowKitzbuhel (Austria) About photographer-  Julie HrudovaJulie Hrudova (1988) was born in Prague but now lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. ...
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Pixean
Apr 16, 2018
As the saying goes ....“Anyone can shoot chaos. But the most perceptive photographers can make compelling pictures out of uninteresting moments.”We have with us Aniruddha Guha Sarkar who is more keen on developing his thoughts, skills and working discipline to be able to express himself to his own satisfaction and create street-documentaries on a few challenging socially relevant themes that move him.History tells us that the walled city of Delhi was founded as Shahjahanabad by Mughal Emperor Sh...
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Pixean
Mar 14, 2018
As we say keep your love for nature in a true way to understand your art more and more…We have with us Geert Weggen who is a Swedish/Dutch nationally and an internationally awarded nature photographer who speaks about how challenging it is to capture the moment of squirrels but at the same time it’s enjoyable too.“Playing wildlife squirrels”- Photo storyFor years I am capturing photos of wild squirrels and I love to capture them in a creative way often associated with humans. Sport is a fantasti...
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Pixean
Feb 14, 2018
As the saying goes….Cresting the waves at the crack of dawn to get the best catch, that's what the life of a fisherman is all about.We have Ritesh RoyChowdhury’s Photo Story which certainly talks about the fisherman’s daily activities which depicts their hard work and determination towards their job.  Canal Fishery in West Bengal- Photo StoryWest Bengal, a state of India, is commonly known for fishing and agriculture. Here fish cultivation is done on a larger scale, compared to the other coastal...
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