From the memory archive: World Photography Day

We all know that 19th August is celebrated as the World Photography Day, world wide, as on this day in the year 1837, the photographic process invented by Joseph Nicèphore Nièpce and Louis Daguerre. On January 9, 1839, The French Academy of Sciences announced the daguerreotype process. A few months later, on August 19, 1839 the French government purchased the copyright from Louis Daguerre, after which everybody was free to practice Daguerre-type photographic process.  It is a matter of pride for … Continue Reading




Canon Speedlite 320EX-Covering the Midfield

Those who are into portraiture, would swear by the lighting possibilities that flashguns offer. This could be the reason why flashguns are comparatively expensive for the type of utility they off er. Canon offers three types of flashguns. The … Continue Reading


With a Longer Reach – Sony RX10 III

Sony is one camera manufacturer that has a clearly defined ‘professional’ line-up of compact cameras. The RX-series, consisting of three distinct line-ups, the RX100, RX10, and the RX1, has broken new grounds in image quality when it comes to compact … Continue Reading


Indeed a Big Plus – OnePlus 3

OnePlus 2 may have not matched the reception the OnePlus One enjoyed when it launched in India a couple of years back, but it was an important device nonetheless, as it allowed the company to get back to the drawing board and offer us the OnePlus 3, … Continue Reading



Ask Uncle Ronnie – August 2016

Confused Some months ago, when I visited your office, I showed you a photo, which you said was nice, but my friend, who is also a good photographer, said it was not nice. Now I am confused. Vishnu S. G. via email Friends usually do not give their … Continue Reading


Late Evening

Our Imaging Expert No one can take a picture that everyone likes. But, almost every picture can have scope of improvement. Often, we are not our best critics, while others can immediately point out the faults. In If I were you, our expert comments on … Continue Reading


Bruce Craig’s Monsoon Rig

In response to the June 2016 issue of Smart Photography (page 43, A Monsoon Query), SP reader Bruce Craig has sent us details about the rig he has made to photograph in the rains. We thought that some DIY SP readers might want to make one for … Continue Reading