AsiaConceptThe Legend of Old Smoke by Pavan Krushik

'The Legend of Old Smoke' is a latest conceptual photo-series by Pavan Krushik (a photographic artist from Bangalore, India). The story that revolves around the adventures of a legendary Steampunk Warrior ‘Cecilia’ who caught up in the events of a world changing war sparked by the sciences discovered decades earlier. He tried to incorporate futuristic and Victorian styles with a fantasy theme.

Magazine

CALL FOR ENTRIES

ENTRY DEADLINE: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2020

HoursMinutesSeconds

‘The Legend of Old Smoke’ is a latest conceptual photo-series by Pavan Krushik (a photographic artist from Bangalore, India). The story that revolves around the adventures of a legendary Steampunk Warrior ‘Cecilia’ who caught up in the events of a world changing war sparked by the sciences discovered decades earlier. He tried to incorporate futuristic and Victorian styles with a fantasy theme.

Pic 1 : It is an age of steam and sorcery. Her name is Cecilia, daughter of a famous scientist in Old Smoke who was killed in a spate of assassinations for his invention of latest steam powered machinery to curb the environmental problems. Now she’s on the brink of fury. She’s not evil, but likes the thrill of revenge.

Pic 2: Little Miska is the ruler of the sky and the last one from ‘The Clockwork Dragon’ dynasty. After her father’s death, Cecilia became the custodian and caretaker of Miska.

Pic 3: Gears greased by detest, Spears tapered with greed, the battle of the Steam Age continues in Old Smoke. Technology took broad control over the people. Hi-Tech robots turned into victors of their own creators. She had to face the destructive power of senseless war machines. It was an unfair combat. But this is what she had been longing for, this is where she would take revenge for the destruction of everything she loved, this is where she would destroy every monster and machine in existence.

Pic 4: As the war wages on, she waits patiently. Her heart is clobbered and bruised, but she never gives up and the vengeance becomes her true companion.

Pic 5: From field to field she charges full speed ahead, with a heart full of fury and fire in her eyes. Tightens her grip on her companion, and listens to the song it sings. She calls it ‘A SONG OF GLORY’.

Pic 6: The war is over and almost everything in her path has been destroyed. Peace has been restored in Old Smoke. She stands with her head held high with pride and waits for new enemies, and continues to guard the town in the long, cold nights.

6

1

2

3

4

7

Inspiration to the project : The City of Lost Children(La Cité des enfants perdus) by Jean-Pierre Jeunet is the movie which actually made me fall in love with Steampunk genre. I felt an alternate universe and a fictional era like steampunk should really exist in our generation to escape from reality. I was so fascinated and impressed by this movie and started watching every other steampunk themed number ever since. I have always been intrigued by Steampunk because of it’s emphasis on Science and Invention. I love this genre for it’s dynamic feel, industrialization, fashion and technical evolution. I’m a big Sci-fi fan in general. Movies like Hugo, A series of unfortunate events, LOEG, Sherlock Holmes, The Golden Compass and many other Victorian-period style numbers also have influenced me so much and not to forget the novels of my fav’te writer HG Wells, especially ‘The Time Machine’. I have always enjoyed creating new worlds of my own and Steampunk is one prominent way, and I dare say a very versatile one at that, to express myself. Very suiting for me since I have always been a sucker for the Victorian era.

Photography, Concept, Digital art and Styling : Pavan Krushik
Model : Cecilia Pitre
Makeup/Hair : Atifa
Dress desinger : Patrick’s

About Artist

Pavan Krushik is a self-taught photographic artist from Bangalore, India. He loves creating imaginative, conceptual, surrealistic and dreamy photographs with the purpose to dig into our inner worlds and envision what can´t be seen. He discovered photography quite late actually. He started playing in Photoshop way before he got interested in photography, but he really barely knew anything about the software. He has been learning and mastering his artistic skills ever since, and he’s still working on them. Photoshop is Pavan Krushik’s tool of choice to translate a picture into his imagination, not just what his imagination sees, but into his imagination completely.



Legal Note: The photographer attest that have full authorization to give consent to the publication of these photos or project and have the authorization and permissions of third parties. Guarantees that you have all the necessary communications of property and you have obtained all the necessary authorizations for any property, buildings, architecture, structures or sculptures appearing in your photographs.

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/PH5.jpg

Get instant access to over 120 in-depth tutorials for all skill levels, the ability to stream anywhere from any mobile device, and access to our library.

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/captureDay.jpg
Share your most best images in this photo contest in collaboration with ViewBug. A community that hosts over 40 photo contests and challenges.
300x250

With ON1 Photo RAW you get the professional photo editing tools every photographer needs to get professional results while keeping your workflow.

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Z.jpg

Simply Stunning Landscapes – Would you like to capture stunning landscapes every time you shoot… without having to travel far from home?

RELATED STORIES
Vivian Maier: Portraying American society from the shadows

DodhersVivian Maier: Portraying American society from the shadows

Vivian Maier guarded more than 120,000 negatives and 2,000 unrevealed reels that she never showed anyone. She had been portraying New York and Chicago for over 40 years.
Architectural Photography of Dr. Akira Takaue

CityArchitectural Photography of Dr. Akira Takaue

Dr. Akira TAKAUE is an International Award-Winning Photographer. Fortunately experiencing precious opportunities to visit various places around the world for business trip,
Candy-Lifeguard by Karineh Gurjian

AmericaShotCandy-Lifeguard by Karineh Gurjian

The stations are the designs of architect William Lane, who began working on them more than 20 years ago in the early 1990s and quickly became a hallmark of Miami associated with its revival after the devastation.
Femininity Vulgaris by Anya Miroshnichenko

ConceptEuropeFemininity Vulgaris by Anya Miroshnichenko

My concepts of femininity were being developed in my childhood when I was observing my mother. My mother is a large wardrobe with an infinite number of underwear, clothes, jewellery.
https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/insta.jpg
Glass by Laura Pannack

EuropeShotGlass by Laura Pannack

This questions how people often object to having their portrait taken and how they react when faced with the situation. I denied my subjects any control over the image taking as I was aware that as photographer’s their awareness and involvement would be much more apparent.
Unique moments by Monika Koclajda

EuropeShotUnique moments by Monika Koclajda

I like to be in their company and watch their emotions and behavior. I do not even know when these two passions merged into one.
RANDOM STORIES
Udaipur – The Venice of India by Victoria Knobloch and Jagdev Singh

B&WEuropeStoryUdaipur – The Venice of India by Victoria Knobloch and Jagdev Singh

The german photographer Victoria Knobloch and the indian photographer Jagdev Singh made their way to the beautiful city Udaipur in India and brought us some intense impressions.
The Depopulation of Europe by Adrián Domínguez

B&WEuropeStoryThe Depopulation of Europe by Adrián Domínguez

The Iberian Peninsula contains some of the most depopulated areas in Europe, a problem that sinks its roots in the development policies of the last century. Today, the region is seen as the worst affected by this phenomenon in the EU.
Station to station by Gary Dawes

B&WEuropeStoryStation to station by Gary Dawes

Station to station is a personal project they give me the creative freedom to explore and carry out my own ideas,I really could not see anyone giving me the kind of projects I set for myself.
Street Photography by Laurent Decuyper

B&WCityEuropeStreet Photography by Laurent Decuyper

I really started photography in 2005 while on a trip in Corsica. I never was interested in photography before because I was way too shy and just the feeling of someone looking at me because I had a camera in my hand scared me to death.
Initiation Ceremony by Aga Szydlik

AfricaStoryInitiation Ceremony by Aga Szydlik

Initiation or Lebollo la banna is a cultural and traditional practice that the Basotho society follows to construct the manhood identity. It is a  rite of passage in the sense that boys or ‘bashemane’ pass the puberty stage and enter the adulthood stage to become men or ‘monna’.
Of Faith and Devotion by Cosimo Manlio De Pasquale

B&WEuropeStoryOf Faith and Devotion by Cosimo Manlio De Pasquale

The passion for photography was born by traveling, for the need to freeze an emotion, to fix it forever and to have the chance to revive it, then matured also in an emotional quest for the daily life
Nudity : Underneath the clothes by Lucie Nechanicka

EuropeNudeNudity : Underneath the clothes by Lucie Nechanicka

This series of photographs represents nudity in a pure and natural way. It is something innate that has always been here, and always will be.
Infrared Long Exposure Photography by Fine Art Photographer Simone Zeffiro

BioEuropeInfrared Long Exposure Photography by Fine Art Photographer Simone Zeffiro

Infrared images are surely something attractive, something that normal people can easily appreciate without being professionals and are a wonderful way to “see” this world with different eyes.
Paul Eis ; The architecture photographer

CityEuropeFeaturedPaul Eis ; The architecture photographer

In Paul Eis' Instagram project, he gathers images of buildings from mainly Berlin, Hamburg and some other cities, which are cut of their original context and reworked with bright colors.
FEATURED STORIES
Haenyeo; Grandma divers by Alain Schroeder

B&WEuropeFeaturedShotHaenyeo; Grandma divers by Alain Schroeder

South Korea, Jeju island, known for its characteristic basalt volcanic rock, sits off South Korea. It is the home of the renowned Haenyeo or women of the sea who free dive off the black shores of Jeju harvesting delicacies from the sea.
China; The great wall by Chiara Felmini

EuropeFeaturedStoryChina; The great wall by Chiara Felmini

China is almost a continent and as such can offer extremes and opposites at the same time; the ancient and very distant culture can still be observed in remote villages, increasingly surrounded by the advancing and swallowing civilization.
South Sudan; Smoker women by Ana Maria Robles

AmericaFeaturedShotSouth Sudan; Smoker women by Ana Maria Robles

These women smoke tobacco, an ancient custom that marks their ancestry, identity and tribal pride. Their attitude was strong. Fierce. They were active participants of every ceremony and the Leaders of the communities. 
Descendants of Samurai Ryotaro Horiuchi

AsiaFeaturedShotDescendants of Samurai Ryotaro Horiuchi

In the Soma region of Fukushima prefecture, there is a traditional Samurai festival called “Soma Nomaoi”, which is said to have continued for more than 1000 years.
François Mitterrand by Diego Goldberg

AmericaB&WFeaturedStoryFrançois Mitterrand by Diego Goldberg

I lived in France from 1976 to 1980. While there I had been covering the Socialist Party and when François Mitterrand decided to be a candidate again for the presidential elections I wrote him a letter with a project to document his campaign from the inside, with total access to his private and political activities.
Golden Gate; The Bridge, Reconstructed by Michael Yuan

AmericaCityFeaturedGolden Gate; The Bridge, Reconstructed by Michael Yuan

I wanted to challenge the perceptions of the Golden Gate Bridge. In solid red-orange and spanning 1.7 miles long, the Golden Gate Bridge is an icon of San Francisco.
The Orthogenesis of Soul by Sandipan Mukherjee

AsiaB&WConceptFeaturedThe Orthogenesis of Soul by Sandipan Mukherjee

We are all aware about the theory of biologically evaluation for Jean Baptist Lamarck. The theory tells about the evaluation of human how the structure of APE has got transferred to the today’s human being.
Protest in Brooklyn; Blessed to breathe by Bill Livingston

AmericaB&WFeaturedStoryProtest in Brooklyn; Blessed to breathe by Bill Livingston

When George Floyd’s life was unnecessarily and brutally snuffed out by Minneapolis law enforcement on May 25, it was yet another final straw…and that straw was set ablaze around the globe.
Photographs; North Carolina State Fair by Avery Danziger

AmericaCityFeaturedPhotographs; North Carolina State Fair by Avery Danziger

I have been photographing the North Carolina State Fair since the early 70's. One of my oldest memories was the yearly outing of my family going to the State Fair in North Carolina, starting when I was 6 year old.... 
OTHER STORIES
X
stay in touch
Join our mailing list and we'll keep you up to date with all the latest stories, opportunities, calls and more.
We use Sendinblue as our marketing platform. By Clicking below to submit this form, you acknowledge that the information you provided will be transferred to Sendinblue for processing in accordance with their terms of use
We’d love to
Thank you for subscribing!
Submission
Dodho Magazine accepts submissions from emerging and professional photographers from around the world.
Their projects can be published among the best photographers and be viewed by the best professionals in the industry and thousands of photography enthusiasts. Dodho magazine reserves the right to accept or reject any submitted project. Due to the large number of presentations received daily and the need to treat them with the greatest respect and the time necessary for a correct interpretation our average response time is around 5/10 business days in the case of being accepted.
- Between 10/30 images of your best images, in case your project contains a greater number of images which are part of the same indivisible body of work will also be accepted. You must send the images in jpg format to 1200px and 72dpi and quality 9. (No borders or watermarks)
- A short biography along with your photograph. (It must be written in the third person)
- Title and full text of the project with a minimum length of 300 words. (Texts with lesser number of words will not be accepted)
This is the information you need to start preparing your project for its presentation
To send it, you must compress the folder in .ZIP format and use our Wetransfer channel specially dedicated to the reception of works. Links or projects in PDF format will not be accepted. All presentations are carefully reviewed based on their content and final quality of the project or portfolio. If your work is selected for publication in the online version, it will be communicated to you via email and subsequently it will be published.
Issue #14 | September 2020
Current Issue
Vicky Martin
Ryotaro Horiuchi
Susanne Mildeelberg
Diego Bardone
Nicky Hamilton
Alain Schroeder
Printed on 80# matte paper 22x28cm | 100 Pages
Showroom
September 7 to October 31, 2020
Julia Fullerton-Batten
LOOKING OUT FROM WITHIN
Get in touch
How can we help? Got an idea or something you'd like share? Please use the adjacent form, or contact contact@dodho.com
Thank You. We will contact you as soon as possible.
Dodho Magazine is pleased to announce the new call for the photographers selection from all over the world that will be presented in an exceptional edition.
Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020
Photo by ©Ryotaro Horiuchi | Japan | Issue#14
Dodho Magazine is pleased to announce the new call for the photographers selection from all over the world that will be presented in an exceptional edition.
Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020
Photo by ©Ryotaro Horiuchi | Japan | Issue#14
CALL
FOR ENTRIES
Dodho Magazine is pleased to announce the new call for the photographers selection from all over the world that will be presented in an exceptional edition.
Are you ready?
Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020
Contact
How can we help? Got an idea or something you'd like share? Please use the adjacent form, or contact contact@dodho.com
Thank You. We will contact you as soon as possible.
Submission
Dodho Magazine accepts submissions from emerging and professional photographers from around the world.
Their projects can be published among the best photographers and be viewed by the best professionals in the industry and thousands of photography enthusiasts. Dodho magazine reserves the right to accept or reject any submitted project. Due to the large number of presentations received daily and the need to treat them with the greatest respect and the time necessary for a correct interpretation our average response time is around 5/10 business days in the case of being accepted. This is the information you need to start preparing your project for its presentation.
To send it, you must compress the folder in .ZIP format and use our Wetransfer channel specially dedicated to the reception of works. Links or projects in PDF format will not be accepted. All presentations are carefully reviewed based on their content and final quality of the project or portfolio. If your work is selected for publication in the online version, it will be communicated to you via email and subsequently it will be published.
NEW!
FOLLOW US.
Subscribe now and get a free access to a curated list of resources.
Feel free to contact.
2017 (C) All rights reserved.
ghfd