30 Days 30 Photographs to celebrate 30 years : Introducing 30on30

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Photography for me has never been about the apertures or shutter speeds or the ISOs.... its about a moment, an expression, a memory, a place, an emotion... Over the last few years, this thought has only deepened with encouragement from people who view my work and appreciate my thoughts !!!

  

Please do visit this link : Travel Tales from the Chai Ki Dukaan ! if you'd like to have a look at my travelogues and related pictures !

 

My interests:

~ Working in/with/for the development sector and highlight the work done in the field using photography as a medium

~ Travel and Street Photography

 

I write @ Chai Ki Dukaan...

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For the Technically inclined :

My Current Gear:

- Canon 400D

- Tokina AT-X 124 AF PRO DX 12-24mm f/4

- Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM

- Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

- Canon AE1 Program with a f1.4 FD lens

  

Currently dreaming of :

- Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

- Canon 5D M II but looks like that I would settle for a Canon 50D

- Apple MacBook Pro

  

Things and events that keep me going :

Photography Accolades and Exhibitions:

- World Photography Day Exhibition @ IHC, New Delhi in Aug'09. Details here

- 30on30 gets featured in an online youth magazine www.thecheezeway.com/india.html

- Winner in online competitions in various Flickr Forums

- Winner in various Photography Competitions @ Infosys

- Winner of Development Gateway Foundation Annual Photo Contest 2007

- Photo published in Oct'08 Edition of Tehelka ( Tehelka

- SideWalks Photo Exhibition (New Delhi, November'08)

- Photographs exhibited in SIMC Footprints'08 (FootPrints'08 ) to highlight issues on Child Labor and Development Work around it in Brass Industry in Moradabad, UP

- Photo published in the online version (3) of Taiwan based MOT Magazine

 

Mentors and People I admire

- Gaurav Srivastava

- Deepak Kumar

- Siddharth Trehan

- Ayan Khasnabis

- Ashish Kumar Shah

- Devjit Acharya

- Kshitiz Anand

- Koert Michiels

- Meghna Sejpal

- Nayeem KALAM

- Nida Shams

- Munish Khanna

- Pankaj Trivedi

- Paren Adhyaru

- Rui Palha

- Samantha

- Sanjay Nanda

- Sarika

- Zeeshan Nofil

- Claude Renault

- Fredcan

   

~OM~ ? ???? ???????? - View my most interesting photos on Flickriver

  

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Paromita says:

The man who taught me to appreciate Black and White Photography- Thats Prashant or PB for me. He is one among the very few photogs whose feedback matters. One of the few whose work has left me spellbound and inspired. If today I shoot BW flowers its because I feel in love with PB's BW Flowers...they r so inspiring ! … Read more

The man who taught me to appreciate Black and White Photography- Thats Prashant or PB for me. He is one among the very few photogs whose feedback matters. One of the few whose work has left me spellbound and inspired. If today I shoot BW flowers its because I feel in love with PB's BW Flowers...they r so inspiring ! His images are reflection of his soul- simple yet enduring. Fantabulous PB ! Do continue to inspire by your work and your goodness... God Bless You always !

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May 20, 2009

Down to the roots and crisp.. Have a delightful journey through his stream.. :) [I am a day old contact ]

May 16, 2008
four color (deleted)

The King of Black and White, Emperor when it come of capturing expression. I guess being a grounded person makes him see the smaller beauties of this world and being an avid traveler makes him present at right places at right time. Everyone of his shot amazes me and the words add charm to them. No wonder he is in top … Read more

The King of Black and White, Emperor when it come of capturing expression. I guess being a grounded person makes him see the smaller beauties of this world and being an avid traveler makes him present at right places at right time. Everyone of his shot amazes me and the words add charm to them. No wonder he is in top 5 people on Flickr i follow religiously and 3rd person am writing testimonial for. A good human being and A true inspiration. On any given day even after years of journey, I will always give a big credit of me getting hooked to photography to him. Buddy, You rocks as always....Keep showing us the world like no one else does.

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May 7, 2008

uhhh.......what can I say about prashant......he is awesome.....his passion for photography is amazing.......love the creative way he clicks.......

April 10, 2008

Well, its been ages since i thought of writing a testimonial for Prashant, infact he was the only one for whom i could write one. His gallery is amazing; just enter his space and one can comfortably sprawl around. Each and every photograph speak volumes and the notes and thoughts gives it a form. I am sure Prashant is … Read more

Well, its been ages since i thought of writing a testimonial for Prashant, infact he was the only one for whom i could write one. His gallery is amazing; just enter his space and one can comfortably sprawl around. Each and every photograph speak volumes and the notes and thoughts gives it a form. I am sure Prashant is an inspiration for a lot of people on flickr and myself being one of them. It gives me immense joy when i look at his work and probably thats his achievement. Simple photographs yet so much to say and share. The "true joy of photography" is reflected in every frame. I believe that a photograph is a reflection of a photographer..... Thanks for sharing your world with us Prashant.

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July 8, 2007

I have always admired his work, especially his b&w compositions, after getting motivated from his photo stream I've decided to do some b&w people photography as well, and soon I'll be uploading some that sort of wonderful work, I've always believed that its the vision behind the viewfinder, that makes a picture to look… Read more

I have always admired his work, especially his b&w compositions, after getting motivated from his photo stream I've decided to do some b&w people photography as well, and soon I'll be uploading some that sort of wonderful work, I've always believed that its the vision behind the viewfinder, that makes a picture to look good, and he has proved it... You can see the life, and can make out the complete story from his pictures, i am looking forward to shot some pictures like him, may be some day i'll. you rock bro....!!

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May 7, 2007
cash-if says:

Creativity, and a difference in perspective....add photographical knack to put things within frames, and you have the combination that we call Prashant!! :-)

April 15, 2007
burf says:

the kid is evolving

April 10, 2007

Prashant you are just brilliant! Your creativity and approach to photography provides me with the WOW factor.. simply class-apart !

March 22, 2007
Workable Arch (deleted)

Whatever he ventures into …it always clicks! Om is a brilliant photographer because he is a brilliant human being and hence capturing life comes naturally to him. He has the eye to observe and portray his subjects in a unique manner. There are so many of his photographs that I can relate with.

March 13, 2007