Computing, Libraries, Tennis, India & other interests of Vikas Kamat
| The Power of Portraits|
This week, The
National Geographic traces Sharbat Gula, the most famous, anonymous face ever photographed.
There's something about still human faces that cannot be told in words or
even in video. The stills live with us, exemplified by the above photograph by Steve McCurry.
Of course, my father prided himself as a portrait specialist. See his
Faces of India portrait series - I , II, III.
More portraits by K. L. Kamat
Never Been Photographed: Introduction & Index
|(Comments Disabled for Now. Sorry!)||First Written: Thursday, March 14, 2002|
Last Modified: 3/13/2002
|This is how I surf the web. Turns out
creating your own start page beats all portals, back-flipping,
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