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Extracting Eternities Out of Moments: Dhruva Kotagi

From washing grandpa’s film camera negatives to exploring possibilities in a genre that’s barely beginning to catch people’s attention, Dhruva Kotagi has certainly come a long way on his journey of photography, more in terms of experience than time. By the time Dhruva quit his job a year ago, he had learned just
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Moments of Rapture and Brainteasing: Aditi Shastri

A cherubic little girl was the subject of some cheerful photos her father had taken years ago, and today, she has grown up to be a much sought-after wedding photographer who believes in weaving together various moments of joy and celebration into a story. Aditi Shastri, who used to work as a marketing head after
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Of Practiced Patience and Self-learning: Sharath Chandrappa

The creative calling, when acute, makes people want to push their limits, explore new frontiers, and break barriers and walls with their ideas to supplant them with. And Sharath Chandrappa knew it was his turn when his hobby of making pictures and editing videos gradually began to charm his creative instincts to
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Adding Perspectives to a Common Story: Nikhil Unnikrishnan

This is a sort of reverse migration: from the banality of professional life to art and the liberation it brings along. Only a few make such a brave choice at the right time and Toehold Client, Nikhil Unnikrishnan, is one of them. After a stint in journalism, he quit his job in 2012 to pursue […]
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In Synchrony with Nature: Rana Roy Choudhury

Polar Bear Scape, Svalbard
For someone hailing from the City of Joy, capturing the soul of a place, always in the blur of bustling streets at a time when cameras were a luxury to own and formal guidance on photography wasn’t available, photography has meant more than just a hobby. Toehold Patron Rana Roy Choudhury has been passionate about
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Magic on the Forest Floor and Leaf Shadows: Niranjan Panjwani

Rhinos, Kaziranga
The spectrum of human emotions births arts of different forms. And the endlessness of this process, this emergence, can sometimes be quite startling. While art is capable of finding a fluid-like, sinuous beginning from even adversity, grief and struggle, it is no less beautiful when it is created by passion, joy
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Being Mindful and the Art of Seeing: Siddharth Reddy

Yes; it’s as simple as that and as profound at the same time: being mindful. With his Kafkaesque trail of thoughts, Toehold Patron Siddharth Reddy will hold you in a conversation that’s so certain of its course that you can’t help but give it your attention completely and willingly. A flicker of fascination for
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The Magnificent Vastness of Things: Uma Iyer

These mountains with dunes and deserts with hardly any ridges can overwhelm you with their enormity. This immobility is tender and can heal those who battle the touch of ennui. Adding to this magic are the clouds that float above; mute cottony things speckling the blue skies like white inkblots on blue paper, like
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Slipping Past the Skin of Time: Rajiv Ramanathan

What bliss is that, to be able to grow up watching changing art on the walls of one’s own home? And what kismet is that, to be able to imbibe art and make it one’s second nature? Well, that’s what Toehold patron Rajiv Ramanathan did, and this is his story: a story in which an […]
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