From the memory archive: World Photography Day

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 Lou … [Read more...]

Yuneec’s Typhoon H — Rising Above DJI?

Yuneec Typhoon H

In the recent past, there has been a significant rise in the sales of drones in the US and also across the globe. In the fiscal year ended 2016, the sales of drones in the US have grown by nearly 224% according to a market research firm called NDP Group. This indicated that the sales of drones has increased four times more than the same period last year. So far, DJI remains the … [Read more...]

The echoing mountains of Bhutan

Pushkar by Sudhir Kasliwal

On 26 - 28 August 2016, Bhutan will celebrate the seventh edition of Mountain Echoes Literary Festival. The Mountain Echoes Literary Festival 2016 is presented by Jaypee Group, an initiative of the India-Bhutan Foundation, in association with Siyahi, and is powered by the Department of Tourism, Government of Rajasthan. This diverse three day festival is uniquely set against the … [Read more...]

Photofry— a contest for photo enthusiasts

Photofry contest

APAC photography institute has organized PHOTOFRY photography contest which will be open to all. The contest is divided into three parts. Starting from July, the contest will have one subject per month for three months. Maximum five entries will be acceptable per subject per photographer. The subject of the contest are divided as follows— 1 to 30 June: Abstract p … [Read more...]

Pocket-sized 360-degree camera for iPhone

insta360 nano

Shooting a VR-supported, 360-degree video while on the go has now become easier with the Insta360 Nano— an actual camera that attaches to the iPhone and not a simple lens cover for the phone's built-in camera, making it easier to shoot everyday moments without carrying around a big fancy camera rig. The device works by pairing front-facing and rear-facing 210-degree fish-eye c … [Read more...]