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Learning Photography: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Maximalism in Life and in Photography

I recently wrote that photography is essentially a reductive medium: We start with the whole wide world, then choose to frame a small sliver of it in our viewfinder. Sometimes, we focus on a part of the frame with a shallow depth of field and blur the foreground and background into bokeh. Sometimes, we saturate […]

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After Quarantine: the Reinvention of Home

After 100+ days in quarantine, I am asking myself how the pandemic will change our relationship with our homes. Before Coronavirus: the City as Home Before coronavirus, we thought of our cities as extensions of our homes. We walked amongst nature in its leafy lanes, parks and promenades. We entertained ourselves in its cinema halls, […]