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Nikon celebrates 100 years with a sparkle!

2017 marks the centennial anniversary of the optics and imaging product giant - Nikon Corporation. On July 25th, Nikon will be celebrating 100 years of technological breakthroughs and excellence. Since the company's inception in the year 1917, Nikon has been a global leader in providing the best of the imaging world. To celebrate its centenary year, the company has released some of the special edition models - including the D5, Nikkor triple f/2.8 zoom lens set and three binoculars including … Continue Reading




The Mahabahu Brahmaputra

Rohinton Mehta The coffee table book – The Mahabahu Brahmaputra – is an effort to take the reader on a pictorial journey of the mighty Brahmaputra river and unravel its life-cycle and how it has changed the destiny of the people living along the ri … Continue Reading


Worth Every Penny – Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

It goes without saying that Redmi Note 3 was one of the best-selling phones for Xiaomi in 2016. The phone basically opened up the sub-15k Indian smartphone market and sold about 36 lakh units in one year alone, which is a testament to how popular the … Continue Reading




Smart Photography reader Ullas George from Cochin, Kerala, sent us this photo of a glass bottle and wine glass. For the benefit of other SP readers, we asked him to let us have the lighting diagram, which could help others to try and experiment with … Continue Reading


Ask Uncle Ronnie -March 2017

A Mixed Bag During the days of film photography, we used to get film with various ASA (50, 100, 125, 200, 400 etc) and we used to adjust the aperture and the shutter speed, depending on the lighting situation. 1) We were able to take pictures of … Continue Reading


Image Editing – PART 4

Let’s first recap what we learned in the earlier issues about image editing: Part 1: How to set-up Photoshop for optimum performance (December 2016) Part 2: Setting the optimum screen resolution on your computer; What are you looking for from P … Continue Reading