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Web is no alternate for books

“Reading makes you less of a jerk. So, read often.”, is what an article suggests quoting a recent research. But when I suggest reading, I mean reading books. In the time, when almost everybody seems relying on internet, books have become important more than ever. It is true for photography books as well. Read more

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Looking into mirror is not an act of photography

Film Director and photographer Wim Wenders recently spoke to BBC News about mobile phone photography and said, “Photography is more alive than ever, and at the same time it’s more dead than ever.” He observes, “The trouble with iPhone pictures is nobody sees them. Even the people who take them don’t look at them any more. Read more

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Photoshoped image or original?

There was a time when a good photograph often invited query like which camera or lens you have used. By the time it has changed a bit, people now question whether it was a Photoshoped image or original? I have come across many people who do not forget to mention that their’s is a mobile picture. Read more

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Color vs Monochrome

Despite the fact that it is solely a matter of choice, color vs monochrome is one much debated subject in photography even today. Everyone has logic in favor of his/ her choice. You may come across a logic that monochrome gives the feeling of nostalgia or it’s classy and color does not give this satisfaction of viewing a photographs. Read more

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Almost Everybody Loves Nature Photographs

Be it a gallery exhibiting photographs or images in the social media, nature seems the most loved genre of photography. I’ve noticed most of my friends like my nature photographs in comparison to all others I often post at Facebook or Instagram. Nature photographs didn’t invite a question even, Read more

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Wow! Looks like a painting!

‘ Wow! it looks like a painting’. I don’t know who coined this phrase as a compliment or appreciation for a photograph but it is one most heard or read compliment after ‘a picture speaks thousand words.’ Yes it is a painting, indeed. The word photography derived by combination of two Greek words, phōtos meaning light and graphé meaning drawing. Read more