I was given the opportunity to photograph the staff and students here by a friend of mine, Tom Holloway. Tom lives in India and works extensively in humanitarian causes. Thanks also to Ghouse for getting me there.
“Education breeds confidence, confidence breeds hope, hope breeds peace” Confucius
In India recently with only my mirrorless Fujifilm x100, I’ve been really enjoying the simplicity of the single f.2 /23mm focal length available with this camera (35mm approx ‘Full Frame’ equivalent)
Ive often heard photographers talk of the joy of actually losing an entire range of focal lengths, in the form of a zoom lens. Apart from the odd occasion where a wider lens or even a telephoto would have been useful, I was almost entirely content to shoot like this.
I’ve used DLSRs that have the edge on this little camera here and there, but really and especially far from home, I can’t see how I’ll ever look back,
With a good six hours stopover recently at Mumbai, through the middle of the night, I had little else to do but wander around the domestic departures lounge, eat an Aloo Paratha and take a few pictures. I noticed an extremely famous Hindi Cinema playback singer, Asha Bhosle. In a pretty much deserted lounge and missing home already, I thought I’d get a few snaps of this Indian legend!