Top 10 D-SLRs of 2016 -Nikon D5

It is yet another New Year, and one that we are looking at with much excitement. It is also the time for us to set aside the hopes, concerns and curiosities and reflect upon a year gone by. For Smart Photography, a reflection on the previous year cannot go by without a compilation of the best cameras available in the market by the end of 2016. Here is a compiled list of top D-SLRs in the market. The cameras are featured in random order and hence the first position does not necessarily indicate … Continue Reading





‘Himalayas Black & White’ is a tribute to the father of landscape photography and his ‘guru’ – the one and only, Ansel Adams (1902-1984) – from one of his ‘shikshaks’, Ashok Dilwali. The Foreword is written by Shyam Benegal, the well-known film-ma … Continue Reading


Small wonder…!-PANASONIC LUMIX TZ100

Compact cameras are not dead! Certainly, not yet. Clever manufacturers have identified three segments of the compact camera market which cannot be touched yet by smartphones. The first is the super zoom sector where super zoom or bridge cameras have … Continue Reading


Canon Strikes Back! – Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Many camera manufacturers make successful cameras. Very few camera manufacturers however end up making cameras that become iconic. The 5D series from Canon is certainly an iconic product. It all started with the introduction of the 5D in 2005. It saw … Continue Reading



Image Editing – Part 2

In the January 2017 issue of Smart Photography, Rohinton Mehta will share with you the basics of image editing. He will use Photoshop tools to process the following image. You can download the image and work step-by-step, using the guidelines … Continue Reading


Ask Uncle Ronnie – November 2016

Zarwani Waterfalls The attached picture is of Zarwani waterfalls at Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary. Please provide your expert advice and tips to further enhance the picture by post processing. Manish Sitlani, Vadodara There are two basic ways … Continue Reading


If I Were You – October 2016

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