[ by Charles Cameron — Krishna’s flute, evoked by a commercials videographer’s eye — brilliant! ]
Let me remind you again: real magic is simplicity itself:
Especially if you are a Hindu with strong devotion to Lord Krishna, but even so if you are secular, or the holder of some other faith or practice — there’s magic in this simple hand-gesture, conjuring the flute with which Krishna lures the lovely Radha to his side:
Photo: Jeremy Hunter
Simplicity is the essence of elegance!
And since this is a series on advertising and magic — what, you might wish to know, is the advertising connection here?
Well, “to borrow a leaf from his bio, photographer JEREMY HUNTER began his career in advertising — as a television creative, working for Young and Rubicam, Leo Burnett, Ogilvy and Bates, and winning a number of international awards in Cannes, Venice, New York and Los Angeles along the way.
Earlier in this series:
Advertising series 01: Music Eros, the Renaissance and advertising Authentic, spiritual magic! The magic of advertising or the commercialization of magic?
I’ve got about a dozen more posts to go, and already this is shaping up to be a terrific series — keep your eyes out for further installments!