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…

The Google Epidemic

It’s the Google-age. Everyone seems to depend on ‘Google search’ – for anything and everything seems to have a “presence” on the Internet – all questions and doubts answered promptly. But, by far, the most dangerous of search can be medical advice from the knowledge overload and getting all excited with an apparent diagnosis and…

Sky’s the Limit

Nothing personifies modern technology than the ability to be talking at leisure and at length with our near and dear ones tens of thousands of miles away. And nothing says is better than this young Indian man, sitting on a Bahrain park bench, “Sky-ping” with his folks back home, showing them the surroundings he is…