Bringing alive the old city-Early Bombay Photography

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SSusan Hapgood is an art historian and curator based in New York. She resided in Mumbai from 2010-2014. She is a Senior Advisor to Independent Curators International & the Founder and Director of Mumbai Art Room. She has explored the evolution in photography in the Bombay of 1800s in her book, ‘Early Bombay Photography.’ It all began when the British used ‘Daguerreotypes’ an … [Read more...]

India Weaved in Frames

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Immagine, a registered Non Profi t Organization started off as a Facebook page to encourage beginners in photography. As the initiative grew more popular, they organised several photography contests as well as workshops. The name ‘Immagine’ was chosen, as it means ‘image’ in the Italian language. Over a period of ten months, Immagine conducted a series of 29 online photogr … [Read more...]

Life in the Jungle: Memoirs of a Forester

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A lifetime in the forests of the Indian subcontinent is hard to compile into one coffee table book, and retired IFS officer M. N. Jaykumar’s photographs and anecdotes intend to do just that. Apart from being a nature and wildlife enthusiast, the author is also an avid photographer. A career in the forest services has given him exposure to some of the rarest and most wonderful s … [Read more...]

The Best of Indian Wildlife

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India’s wildlife is one of its most commonly forgotten treasures. Preserved and maintained across 89 National Parks, 18 Bio-reserves, and 400+ Wildlife Sanctuaries, India has some of the most bio-diverse wildlife in the entire world. According to one study, India, along with other 17 other mega-diverse countries, is home to about 60-70% of the world’s biodiversity. Hence, it is … [Read more...]

Plate To Pixel by Hélène Dujardin

Anyone who has tried his hand at photographing food knows that it is certainly not easy. Even more difficult is the styling – the art of arranging food in a manner that the viewer’s eyes stay fixed on the mouth-watering goodies. If you fall into that category, fear no more! Plate to Pixel, a very informative study on digital food photography and styling, by Hélène Dujardin, m … [Read more...]