The Sentinel

Sharing this night picture I took of Bahrain’s Arad Fort when it was first lit up as part of a project to beautify the country’s tourist spots. The structure is a 15th century fort built in the typical style of Islamic forts during the 15th century A.D. before the Portuguese invasion of Bahrain in 1622…

Life like it is

I have no idea why this has happened but, over the last few days, I am being constantly reminded of the days of black and white photography. I remember the days of the box camera, the photographer at school with his head under a black cloth taking the class picture and the days when I…

Don’t kill the picture

I recently saw some “award-winning” photographs taken by supposedly well-known photographers. They were great pictures, looked stunning and appealing and perhaps deserved the prizes they got. But I had one small reservation. They were all heavily Photoshopped. Somehow, the originality was missing. Yet, they won, as opposed to straightforward pictures printed after just a few…