First Online: May 05, 2007
Page Last Updated: January 01, 2015
Who hasn't seen a wedding photo album?
They all look alike. Same rituals, same festive atmosphere, and people going
through the proceedings, and pictures of people you don't know.
But when Kamat made a wedding album, he created a new medium,
telling an interesting story with humorous captions, beautiful photographs, and
a well compiled presentation. He dwelled into his fine literary and visual
senses to make photographic albums. Photo-albums made by Kamat are the most treasured
works of art in my household.
-- Prof. Keertinath Kurtakoti
This section is created to document the art of
creating photo albums. K.L. Kamat (1934-2002) was an expert in making wedding albums and the
albums have been enjoyed and remembered by the viewers even after many decades.
What made these albums memorable was the stories Kamat wove around the pictures
with editing, clever captions, and pointing out the subtle details a casual
viewer would miss.
The following are some pictures and scans from the actual albums
K.L. Kamat/Kamat's Potpourri Kamat Making a Photo Album