‘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-maker. This coffeetable book represents Ashok’s several visits (almost 300) to the mighty Himalayas over the last four decades. If y … [Read more...]

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 lenses extending from ultra-wideangle to super telephoto(e.g.24- 500mm). The second segment is semi professional cameras where the … [Read more...]

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 immediate success. The 5D Mark II (2009) and 5D Mark III (2012) followed and the success story continued. Past experience … [Read more...]

Return of the Pro – Epson Sure- Color P607


Epson professional photo printers are arguably the best in the world in terms of image quality. These printers offer cutting edge technology and can print on a variety of surfaces. The Epson SureColor P607 emphasises even more on accurate colour reproduction and seems like a possible replacement for the R-series printers. Design and Build Quality The Epson SureColor P607 is … [Read more...]

The Selfie Siblings – Oppo F1 Plus and F1s


The Selfie Siblings he smartphone market has become saturated with devices from all brands trying to find a foothold in the overcrowded space. While some of them has found their unique selling points, a few others are yet to discover their purpose of existence. Oppo is one brand that seems to have found a clear niche for their models, and that revolves around the selfie … [Read more...]