Monthly Archive: September 2013


Picturing Change: The Photographers

Introducing the photographers of Picturing Change,a participatory photo project featuring images captured by Bangalore’s anganwadi workers. You can read an introduction to this project here. These five women first received digital cameras in July,after which professional photographer Greeshma Patel and Fulbright scholar Mathangi Subramanian trained them in photography and visual storytelling. GEETHA joined Binnmangala in February 2010. Prior to being a worker, she worked in computer embroidery. Her photos focus on the health services provided by anganwadi workers, including immunizations, regular...


Picturing Change: An Introduction

Picture Credit: Greeshma Patel India has the largest free, government run early childhood care and education system in the world, operating in every state, and serving 9.4 lakh children yearly. The primary mission of the Integrated Child Development Services scheme (ICDS) is to combat childhood hunger, an issue that has been dominating recent news, particularly as parliament begins the process of implementing the Food Bill. The system is run by about one lakh anganwadi workers and helpers, women recruited from...


Life of a Wedding Photographer – By Prakash Tilokani

Life of a Wedding Photographer A very interesting and insightful post by ace Wedding Photographer Mr. Prakash Tilokani Forget to celebrate weekends – Most of the functions are celebrated on weekends… Never enjoy festivals – You are under pressure of editing and deliveries… Can’t take a long family vacation – Mostly wedding season and the school vacations clash… Even in monsoon can’t plan a long vacation – Client meetings for next season are going on… Can’t follow any routine or...

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