The Project “Augmented Eye” – Seeing Beyond the Present

The Project “Augmented Eye” – Seeing Beyond the Present

The idea for our project “Augmented Eye” transpired when I was shooting on the streets of Vancouver last year. I chose a spot at one of the busiest intersections in the city, a place where I have taken photographs on many occasions. The city life around me was buzzing and visuals were passing by faster [...]

A personal rant about street photography: READ IT AT YOUR OWN RISK!

A personal rant about street photography: READ IT AT YOUR OWN RISK!

I recently came across a fascinating article “Why Street Photography Matters in 2017” by Temoor Iqbal. I agree with many points raised in his piece. With everyone having access to a camera and the street “the result is an absolute mire of dreadful, samey images—endless medium-distance shots of people walking, endless portraits of buskers, and [...]

Seeing in Turmoil – Summary of 2016

Seeing in Turmoil – Summary of 2016

We started 2016 with an “Un-resolution,” challenging ourselves to go beyond “static and sterile,” to “move toward the edge of the cliff” and to “destroy our present complacency of seeing.” Looking back at this remarkable and tumultuous year, it was a year when we questioned everything about our “seeing.” Being well aware that the popularity [...]