The all-new Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC is an outstanding example of modern German engineering. It’s an SUV that seamlessly blends performance, power and driving dynamics and can really take you any place you desire, and often beyond. The Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC was not designed to follow. It’s a leader, an influencer. And to highlight just this fact, three influential photographers, each with their own unique insights and perspectives, were invited to photograph the SUV against three very different backdrop scenarios across the country. Here are their epic renditions of the Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC pictured in Satara, Maharashtra; Jaipur, Rajasthan and Chikmagalur, Karnataka.
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Venus Optics has introduced a new lens in their lineup—the Laowa Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF. According to the company, it is the world’s first full-frame 35mm lens with an aperture of f/0.95. It will be available for Sony E, Nikon Z, and Canon R mounts.
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Canon Unveils its Flagship Mirrorless Camera and New Lenses
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Maharashtra deputy chief Ajit Pawar on Thursday warned crop insurance companies of strict action, including registering FIRs, if they show stubbornness in settling valid claims of farmers affected by floods and rainfall. He also spoke on the ongoing probe by the Enforcement Directorate in the sale of Jarandeshwar sugar factory in Satara and announced that he will on Friday expose transactions of other factories being sold in Maharashtra.
...and the short of it
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