Me, Myself

One Lens, One Color & Too Many Words

Jun 2, 2016 · 2 min read
With Amoua, rescued off the streets of Oman, who followed me to France, to the Swiss Jura, and to the Emmental.
Amoua, who died, even though I kept telling her not to.

Who I am

My name is Pinaki. I make books.

How I Work

Minimalism, and focus, is key. As Cartier-Bresson said, “C’est par une économie de moyens et surtout un oubli de soi-même que l’on arrive à la simplicité d’expression.” It is by an economy of means and above all a forgetfulness of oneself that one arrives at simplicity of expression.

Photography and Writing

Most stories are written and photographed by different people. But writing and shooting aren’t watertight compartments. Neither should they be ends in themselves.


If you’ve got a story to tell, do get in touch with me. I’d love to be a part of your effort.


photographic literature