They are also human

I took these pictures this afternoon from my fourth floor kitchen window as I arrived home from work. As the food heated, I wondered what these men might have had for lunch – or whether they would have eaten at all. I also wondered why we forget how much hardships for some people, while others…

Lessons from the masters

I have recently seen books on photography and among them are two of those I consider masters – Henri Cartier-Bresson and Samuel Bourne. I have been particularly in awe of pictures by these two taken in India. But what caught my eye was one by the legendary Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre taken in 1939. The…

Reality Web

As I looked at this tree, devoid of any greenery whatsoever, I thought it was like a human being at his lowest – when nothing looks right and there is no hope anywhere. But, suddenly, this virtually dead tree springs back to life and starts to sprout leaves and even fruit, once again giving a…