Another Instagram encounter

Instagram readily rewards pulchritude. Sumptious meals, glorious landscapes, well-sculpted bodies and exotic locales do very well on the service.

The IP Controller speaks

“There is a need for more oversight and guidance and to bring [local] CMOs into line with international practices.” – Regan Asgarali

Maria Nunes on photographing Carnival

It’s very troubling that the TTCO and TTCBA think that people like myself are taking advantage of creators of “works of mas” by making off with huge profits from commercializing our photographs without any just benefits being derived by the creators.

Carnival’s copyright commess continues

“Government regulations are needed to deal with an unaccountable CMO regime. A regime keen on holding others to account, with little internal self-governance.”

What does the NCC want?

Above: Elements of Carnival. Flag. Big Truck. Gyal. Fella. Correct pose. Hard wine. Rogue by Caesar’s Army at the Socadrome, February 13, 2018. Photo by Mark […]

bmobile powers D’Junction connection

Screens from D’Junction App. Images courtesy bmobile. Whether you’re playing in a band or trying to link up on the road, finding your team this Carnival […]

A Carnival on lyrics

Above: Consensual wining in Tribe at the Socadrome in 2016. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1128 for January 18, 2018 The start of the 2018 Carnival season […]

Carnival’s future, reflected in brass

Above:Sound engineer Robin Foster (left) discusses loading logistics with Etienne Charles on Carnival Monday afternoon as the band prepares to leave its assembly point. Photo by […]

A tabanca of potential

Above: Legendary masquerader Charles Peace makes his final appearance on the Savannah stage. Photograph by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1082 for February 28, 2017 The technician leaned conspiratorially […]

Contemplating Carnival copyright

Above: Stageside crowd control on Carnival Tuesday evening in 1993 as Peter Minshall’s Donkey Derby crosses the Queen’s Park Savannah stage. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1081 […]

Waiting on the stage, but first…

Above: A masquerader in Tribe takes a moment for a selfie as the band crosses the stage at the Socadrome. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1028 for […]

Carnival: The greatest SME show on Earth

BitDepth#1027 for February 09, 2016 It took an absurdly long time for me to realise it, but by following the script of Carnival coverage I met all […]

Carnival: the state of disunion

Above: Revellers in Tribe’s Wings of Desire at the Socadrome in 2015. Photograph by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1026 for February 02, 2016 Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival looks set […]

When steel whispers

Above: There are fans and then there are pan supporters. Which band in the world has an audience that acts as its road crew? Photo by Mark Lyndersay. […]