Image — Lana Del Ray — “National Anthem”

I first learned of Lana Del Ray when I heard a dance floor remix of “Summertime Sadness”. I screamed across 12 inches of nightclub bedlam to a musically knowledgeable lady friend — asking her what the song was. For several months in 2016, Lana’s smoky voice and dreamlike music videos…

A man and a child lie prone in shallow water — the child, tucked under his black T-shirt, seems to have a reassuring arm wrapped around his head. In any other situation, this could be a father and his child napping after an afternoon of horseplay.

Photo: Julia Le Duc

This haunting image of…

Film photography is attracting new devotees. Fujifilm just revived the Acros 100, a medium speed Black & White film that seems to be popular with creative photographers. Kodak too, is said to be facing ballooning demand for its 35 mm films — so much that it’s actually expanding production and…

Image: Julie Joppien on Unsplash

Of the number of consumer companies that have changed the way Indians shop, among the most transformational must be Lenskart. This online eyewear retailer disrupted the high-margin eyewear business by centralizing production in a high-tech factory — subsequently putting thousands of mom-and-pop optician shops out of business. Expanding into branded…

Ajit Nathaniel

I am a writer, corporate ethics specialist, film photographer, and investor based in Hyderabad, India. www.boethius.in

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