Lavazza Calendar 2021
The name Lavazza usually fills us with the aroma of roasted and freshly ground coffee. However, for a photography magazine like Smart Photography, it is more about the lovely calendars that reach us every year, themed around a concept that connects humanity with nature. This year’s calendar features 13 masters of photography, with a concept dubbed ‘The New Humanity’.
AvTvISO Announces CMYK 2021 Winners
CMYK 2021 Indian Salon of Photography is an initiative of AvTvISO. With their two trending hashtags #ExcellenceInPhotography and #KnowHowToSelectTheBest, CMYK brought international level photography-related events in India.
R6's Senior Sibling
Launched in India along with the EOS R6 in early July 2020, the EOS R5 is probably the most technically advanced mirrorless digital interchangeable lens camera offered by Canon. Let’s see how it fares in our review…
A Punch Above Its Weight?
We have been witnessing a constant and steady scaling up of brands in the smartphone market for the last few years. While players who started with the budget segment move to a mid-priced segment and mid-price brands rapidly start testing the waters at the premium markets, the existing premium players like Apple and Samsung are busy carving out a luxury segment, catering to the crème-de-la-crème of the society. Make no mistake though; they are not leaving the premium segment yet, with carefully placed models in that segment, and even in the mid-priced market. We would call the S21 Ultra, Samsung’s luxury model, packing a surplus of everything in a stylish body.
Gudsen Launches New Mics
Gudsen has launched 2 new microphones under their brand name Mirfak Audio, called the ‘MC1 -Lavalier microphone’ and the ‘N2 - On-Camera microphone’.
Sony Expands G Master Series
Sony has announced the FE 35 mm f/1.4 GM (model SEL35F14GM), the newest addition to its G Master full-frame lens series. When paired with an E-mount camera body, the lens offers Sony’s AF capabilities.
Samsung Launches Galaxy M02s
Samsung has launched the ‘Max Up’ Galaxy M02s under its Galaxy M Series. The M02s is priced below INR 10,000 and is packed with a range of Samsung’s first-ever features for the digital-first consumers in this price segment.
Godox Unveils Range of Photography Accessories
Godox has recently unveiled a wide range of photography accessories. Its latest launches include the AD1200 Pro strobe, AD300 Pro flash light, M1 LED light, R1 mini lights and the UL150 video lights.
Moza Releases Mobile Gimbal
Moza has released an intelligent selfie stick, the Moza Nano SE. It is an extendable, intelligent selfie gimbal aimed at travellers and travel vloggers who use mobile phone to create their videos.
Full Frame in a Small Body
The Alpha 7C is a compact full-frame camera that threatens to disrupt the norms.
Photographers and creative professionals are most likely to upgrade a desktop with the latest components and extract the maximum out of the device before replacing it.
Samsung Expands Galaxy Series
Samsung has introduced the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and S21 Ultra devices. This new flagship series debuts an iconic design in a pro-grade camera for users of any skill level and reportedly, its most advanced processor in a Galaxy device.
Leica Launches SL2-S Camera
Leica has announced the launch of SL2-S camera that expands the multi-faceted SL-System with a versatile fullframe camera.
Hamir: The Fallen Prince of Ranthambore (by Arjun Anand)
Tiger is probably the most photographed of the big felines, especially in India. One reason could be the rare combination of beauty, strength, and a sense of fearlessness the animal conveys.
RGB 2020 Results Announced
RGB 2020 is an International Photography competition and exhibition organised by AvTvISO Photography Club.
Kingfisher Calendar 2021
Kingfisher, the King of Good times is back with the 19th edition of its legacy property — Kingfisher Calendar. Breaking the tradition of shooting the calendar at exotic overseas locations, this year’s calendar has been shot at an equally exotic location within India. Explore God’s Own Country, Kerala with celebrity photographer Atul Kasbekar.
Make a Calendar
Ashok Kandimalla has been in the photographic field for over three decades and has extensive experience in both film and digital photography.
Naturalists Surya Ramachandran and David Raju Release New Book
Renowned naturalists Surya Ramachandran and David Raju have released their new book ‘Photographic Field Guide – Wildlife of South India’. This is the first-of-its-kind comprehensive field guide covering all mammals, birds, butterflies, dragonflies, reptiles and amphibians of the six states (Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana) of South India.
Fuelling your Wanderlust
Nikon Z6 II ₹1,64,995 for body only - On Target!
As everyone knows, the Nikon Z6 II is the new ‘avatar’ of the Nikon Z6. It is a hybrid ‘still’ and ‘video’ mirrorless camera.