Photography

  • Two Indian winners at 2014 Sony World Photography Awards 19-03-2014 06:27 PM

    Two Indian photographers are on Wednesday announced as winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, one of the world's leading photography competitions. Selected from over 70,000 entries from across the world, the winning Indian photographers are Arup Ghosh, Open People winner, and Bisheswar Choudhury, India National Award winner. The...
  • CJ Show: Photo contest winner 02-02-2014 04:12 PM

    We received a lot of interesting photo entries in response to our contest,'I love India'. Many of you shared your love for India through your images, but there was one winner. Find out in this video. ...
  • 14-year-old Indian boy wins Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year award 17-10-2013 01:34 PM

    Udayan Rao Pawar, a 14-year-old photographer from India, is the grand title winner of the 2013 Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year award organised by UK's Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide.Udayan's photo - Mother's little headful - shows baby gharials taking a ride on a female ghariyal's back in...
  • Islamic seminary Darul Uloom issues fatwa against photography 11-09-2013 01:57 PM

    India's leading Islamic seminary Darul Uloom has issued a fatwa, saying "photography is unlawful and a sin", even though Saudi Arabia allows photographers inside the holy city of Mecca and live telecast of 'namaz' is beamed on Islamic channels across the world. Mufti Abdul Qasim Nomani, Mohtamim (Vice-Chancellor) of Darul...
  • Google eyes a pie of online photograph sharing market 20-08-2013 11:19 AM

    Mumbai: Internet giant Google said it would increase its focus on photograph sharing here by offering tools to help both professionals as well as amateurs to share their images. Currently, Facebook, Pintrest and Flickr lead the online photograph sharing market, of which Google aims to corner a larger pie. "Recognising...
  • Viral: A child sexual abuse hotline advertisement visible only to children 07-05-2013 09:31 AM

    A Spanish organisation - ANAR or Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk Foundation - has come up with a unique project - a phone helpline number that is visible only to children using the technique of lenticular photography to help them report abuse. The number 116 111 is meant...
  • Kodak plans 3Q bankruptcy emergence 01-05-2013 08:25 PM

    New York: Eastman Kodak says it expects to emerge from bankruptcy protection between July and September. Many of the storied businesses associated with the Kodak name will be gone. It will no longer make cameras, home computer printers, or digital picture frames. It will mostly be out of the consumer...
  • India Positive: Showcasing the good stories 04-11-2012 04:14 PM

    Stories of people who inspire, make it believe that there is nothing that is impossible in the world. On this episode, photography gets a whole new meaning. Also, meet an eight-year-old boy who dreams of being the next Sachin Tendulkar. ...
  • Mumbai man takes photography to the visually impaired 29-10-2012 10:25 AM

    New Delhi: A Mumbai-based photographer, Partho Bhowmick, provides the visually impaired an experience in artistic expression, through the use of camera. The students at his workshops are all visually impaired, and they learn to use their other senses to see. The students show how they use sound to gauge direction...
  • Tech Toyz: The photography special 19-11-2011 04:54 PM

    Tech Toyz brings a special shows that clears all the doubts related to cameras. ...
  • Google doodles Louis Daguerre's 224th birthday 18-11-2011 07:55 AM

    New Delhi: Google welcomed users with a family photo doodle in honour of Louis-Jacques-Mand Daguerre's 224th birthday. The French painter and physicist was the inventor of daguerreotype, the first successful form of photography. Before the daguerreotype, photography required hours of exposure and Louis Daguerre's invention reduced it to 20-30 minutes....
  • 'Through the Lens...' with love, from Bhutan King 15-11-2011 05:56 PM

    Royalty has many hobbies. Prince Charles liked to collect cheap plastic toys, Queen Victoria liked to play cards and insist that losers cough up newly minted coins, King Jagajit Singh of Kapurtala built French chateaus, and Marie Antoinette loved watches. However, the worlds youngest monarch, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, the...
  • A visual offering to Lord Padmanabha 01-11-2011 09:12 AM

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A lyrical charm, an ethereal beauty, the divine effulgence; all merged into one at Nivedyam, the exhibition of photographs clicked by Ajayan Aruvippuram held at the Theerthapada Mandapam here. Creating magic through the lens, this freelance photographerturned the exhibition into an offering to Lord Padmanabha as suggested by its...
  • Gautam Rajadhyaksha: the man who saw beauty 27-09-2011 12:19 PM

    A few weeks ago, I was being photographed by one of todays hot shot lensmen. The new breed. The guys in designer gear who arrive with an entourage of more than eight assistants and demand star treatment from magazine editors who hire them. At the end of the impersonal, brisk...
  • Ace lensman Gautam Rajadhyaksha passes away 13-09-2011 11:42 AM

    Mumbai: Ace Bollywood and fashion photographer Gautam Rajadhyaksha, whose glamorous photoshoots helped propel many actors to stardom, passed away here early Tuesday following a massive heart attack, family sources said. He was 62. Rajadhyaksha passed away at his residence here, his family said. The funeral of Rajadhyaksha, cousin of writer...
  • Iconic Billy the Kid photograph up for auction 26-06-2011 11:52 AM

    Denver: One of the most iconic photographs taken of a 19th-century Wild West outlaw, that of legendary gunslinger Billy the Kid, is up for auction on Saturday, when it is expected to sell for at least $ 300,000. The credit card-sized tintype, or ferrotype, of an armed Billy the Kid...
  • How much longer can photographic film hold on? 31-05-2011 01:09 PM

    Rochester: At Image City Photography Gallery, Gary Thompson delights in pointing out qualities of light, contrast and clarity in one of his best-selling prints - a winter-sunset view of Yosemite National Park's El Capitan peak shot with a hefty Pentax film camera he bought in 1999 for $1,700. His wife,...
  • Banderas helps raise money for Brazil's disabled 26-05-2011 10:58 AM

    Rio de Janeiro: Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas auctioned off six photographs from his collection titled "Secretos sobre negro" in a bid to collect fund for a non-governmental organisation supporting disabled people in Brazil. "I've been (clicking) photos for many years, but without publishing them, and now they offered me the...
  • Woman's plane photos of space shuttle go viral 20-05-2011 11:48 AM

    West Palm Beach: Groggy from a late night watching the Yankees, frigid from a chilled airplane cabin, Stefanie Gordon stirred to action after the pilot's announcement. Lifting her iPhone to the plane's window, she captured an otherworldly image that rocketed around the globe as fast as her subject: Space shuttle...
  • Faces that've made India 04-02-2011 05:16 PM

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  • Photo albums fast turning into a relic 06-12-2010 06:27 PM

    London: Digital storage of photographs is fast turning treasured albums into relics. Eight out of 10 people in Britain now prefer to store photos on social networking sites or just on their laptops rather than print them out and stick them in an album, says a new survey. While nine...
  • The Unknown Stars: Ashok Mehta, Director Of Photography 12-10-2010 05:14 PM

    These are the people who, in spite of toiling tirelessly, don't get the kind of limelight that personalities in front of the camera do. And its time that their stories are told too. Ashok Mehta, is an old hand at direction of photography. He has been a part of the...
  • Indians bag top prizes in UN photography contest 16-09-2010 09:09 AM

    United Nations: Five Indians have won top prizes in various categories of an international photography contest organised by the UN to spotlight the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). Winners were announced on Wednesday ahead of the MDG summit next week in which world leaders would participate before the opening session of...
  • Rohit Chawla recreates works of Gustav Klimt 19-01-2010 09:28 PM

    Top of the list is the portrait of Adele with actor Chitrangada Singh. ...
  • Photography Spl: All about cameras, pictures 13-06-2009 06:35 PM

    Know all about buying cameras, storing photographs and manipulating them. ...
  • Their worldview: Indians head for world photo awards 03-04-2009 07:58 PM

    Delhi students have won the Asia round of Sony World Photography Awards. ...