Calling Attention to the Unremarkable
Discarded items take centrestage in Jiaxi Yang’s photographs of still life. By relocating them from their original contexts, she aims to call attention to the unexceptional, and at the same time, defamiliarise the ordinary.
Through his peculiar yet alluring three-dimensional collages, Zeren Badar explores his unconditional love for paintings.
Klaus Enrique invites you into his world of sinister yet breathtaking contemporary renditions of faces that are made entirely up of organic matter.
A World Reimagined
Ruben Lundgren along with Timothy Prus bring you the most creative, bizarre visuals of Chinese delicacies.
The Inevitability of Death
The tradition of memento mori, a literal translation of which is “remember that you must die” has its roots in 17th century Dutch paintings where objects, for instance, a skull, was used as a reminder of the inevitability of death. It existed long before the Victorian era, a time during which it became even more popular.
Travelling Along the Distance of Familiarity
Humans carry an indelible penchant for travel. We began travelling far back when civilisation did not exist. Our reason then had to do with fulfilling out dietary needs. As time progressed we settled down and ceased foraging, but this did not stop us from travelling. We continued to travel out of curiosity, out of a need to conquer, to barter, and to learn. With the invention of the camera, travelers turned photographers could visually document the sights that they witnessed. Photographs became sought-after records, and perhaps held more significance than oral and written testimonies. Photographs also became a gateway for those who didn’t have the means to travel, to learn about cultures different from their own.
A Taste of the Wild East
Sanjiv Valsan paints a captivatingly intimate portrait of Arunachal Pradesh’s indigenous tribes through their food and culture.
Tamron 17–70mm f/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD - A Versatile Companion
Tamron launches the world’s first zoom lens with a wide aperture for APS-C systems, the 17–70mm f/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD. Nilofer Khan puts it on BP’s test bench.
Sony Alpha 7s III - Low Light Specialist
The long-awaited Sony Alpha 7S III comes over five years after its legendary predecessor. The scenario has changed since then. Does it still maintain its competitive advantage? K Madhavan Pillai finds out.
Fujinon XF 16–80mm f/4 R OIS WR - A Lens that Serves All Purposes
Conchita Fernandes tests the Fujinon XF 16–80mm f/4 R OIS WR lens to see if it could possibly be the only lens you’ll need for your Fujfilm X-series camera.
Julia Margaret Cameron
Priyanka Chharia takes you back to the start, and revisits the fascinating fairy tale that was Julia Margaret Cameron.
Henry Peach Robinson
Raj Lalwani discusses the work of Henry Peach Robinson and marvels at how this pictorialist’s thought process influences photography even today.
Besides being the first ever portraitist, Robert Cornelius was a pioneer who gave the daguerrotype its much needed finesse. Raj Lalwani rewinds.
William P Gottlieb
Conchita Fernandes traces the life of William Paul Gottlieb, who is perhaps one of the very few photographers whose revelatory visuals documented the meteoric rise of jazz music in the United States.
The Tragic Life of a Divine Muse
Few have been able to express themselves as boldly, carefree and enigmatically as Virginia Oldoini, the Countess of Castiglione.
BenQ PhotoVue SW321C - Big, Bold & Beautiful
This is absolutely everything you’ve always wanted in a photographic monitor, and a whole lot more. K Madhavan Pillai puts the the BenQ PhotoVue SW321C to the test.
Tracing the history of African American photographers, Supriya Joshi chanced upon the works of Augustus Washington. She reveals his unforgettable story.
Supriya Joshi introduces you to the life and work of André-Adolphe Eugène Disdéri, the pioneer of commercial photography.
A World of Her Own
Ileana Montaño takes Nilofer Khan through her spellbinding reveries that render a lyrical depiction of the mundane beauty around us.
URBAN INTERNATIONAL PHOTO AWARDS CITIES OF MEMORIES
A place has hundreds of fleeting moments, each woven intricately at every nook and corner, waiting to be noticed. Since 2011, the URBAN International Photo Awards has been recognising those who portray these enchanting moments. Promoted by dot ART, the contest had a distinguished panel of 29 jurors, including Alex Webb, President of the jury, Rebecca Norris Webb, Nick Turpin, Tadashi Onishi, and Christy Karpinski, among others. The jury went through thousands of entries submitted in four categories—Single Pictures, Project & Portfolio, Best Author and Urban Book Award.
The Pocket-sized Sony Alpha 7C
Auditya Venkatesh talks about the newly launched Sony Alpha 7C and what makes it the perfect camera for all your photography needs.
The Secret World of Lewis Carroll
The Story Behind the Picture
Sony BP WPOY 2019-20 Prizes
Sony BP WPOY 2019-20 Prizes
Leica Introduces a New Edition in its Q series
Leica has launched a new iteration in the Q series lineup, the Q2 Monochrome. It features a 47.3MP full-frame black-and-white CMOS sensor.
Baron Wolman, Rolling Stone Photographer, Passes Away
Baron Wolman, who captured the most iconic images of rock and roll stars, passed away on 2 November, at the age of 83. He was battling with ALS.
Fujifilm Unveils a Specialised Version of its GFX100
Fujifilm has announced a unique version of their existing GFX100 camera, the GFX100 IR.
Canon eos R5 - Fabulously Feature Rich
Boasting a large number of industry-leading features, the Canon EOS R5 sets a high bar for its competitors. K Madhavan Pillai puts it to the test.