There have been instances when people console themselves by telling themselves that the piece of art in front of them is performed or captured using superior instrument which has never been accessible to them. Here the instrument is focussed on and the artist is blurred out by his motion. The variation in art in the same art form is not only dictated by the instrument, but by the artist, his style and his passion.
When walls bind our dreams and hopes and life altogether, when the confinement within them is suffocating and stagnant, everyone yearns to look out of the window. In this world of privileged and unprivileged, everyone yearns for the freedom of blue skies. Capturing that freedom of blue within the confines of the wall.
A man walking through the campus of IIT Madras on the day after Cyclone Vardah on 12.12.2016. Postprocessing done to emphasis the green and remove a few people in the distance. I would like to have had that person in the centre and on the line for symmetry. The road portrayed here is blocked at both ends with a huge clump of fallen trees. Luckily the trees in the middle were much better rooted and only minor damage happened. What is more disconcerting is the fact that the feelings attached with this image is that of beauty and destruction. Property Damage due to the cyclone was extensive for Chennai.
A Black Winged Stilt looking for small prey in the waters of the Marsh of Pallikaranai, Tamil Nadu, India. The rising sun and the still waters of the marsh gave the reflection which makes it seem like the bird is contemplating itself. The large negative space in the frame is to signify serenity and the warm colours potray a pleasant concentration.