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The Nuances of Portrait Photography

THE NUANCES OF PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY Portrait photography also known as portraiture is capturing a person or a group of people with the help of photography where the emphasis is on the expression present on the faces. Thus, since the entire focus is on the face, the subject is often seen to be directly looking at […]

Discrimination of Girl Child in India: A Stark Reality

Gender discrimination has been a predominant picture in the history ofIndia’s social development. Women and young girls have been subjected to various forms of abuses throughout the ages. In India, violence against young girls, female foeticide, pre-natal gender detection are common cases that have increased in the past decades and still continues to grow. Although […]

When Violence Becomes Decandent

Samstag, 23. Juni 2012, 19:00 – Sonntag, 29. Juli 2012, 19:00 Freies Museum Berlin Curator: Shaheen Merali Artists: Sarnath Banerjee (unique book), Binu Bhaskar (drawings), Rajib Chowdhury (digital prints and drawing), Samit Das (photo and text documentation), Natasha de… Betak (film screening), Probir Gupta (digital photographs), Rajkamal Kahlon (watercolour drawings and objects), Jitish Kallat (two […]

The Magic of Photography!

Our mind filters from the mundane and common, little aspects of greatness, that to the naked eyes seems just a passing moment: frame it, reflect on it and the flickering moment becomes a memory! The magic of photography – is in creating stories, as such the photographer is in full control of what he wants […]

How Photography Has Evolved Over the Ages & Why Portrait Photography is Still Relevant?

Photography has passed many stages and has evolved over the ages to reach its present form. Present day photography cannot be defined merely as a point and shoot action because photography as an art has extended its dimension to reach new heights. If we go back to the primitive age, we will be amazed to […]

Is Photography an Art?

What Does Art Mean To You? It is undoubtedly evident that many of us are not aware of what Art actually means. Many of us possess expensive cameras, and mobile phones that come with high resolution camera options to help us capture that memorable moment. But, there is a vast difference between randomly clicking pictures […]

The Magic of Portrait Photography

  Portrait photography also known as portraiture is capturing a person or a group of people with the help of photography where the emphasis is on the expression present on the faces. Thus, since the entire focus is on the face, the subject is often seen to be directly looking at the camera. The aim […]

The Ghats of Kolkata- Unheard Stories!

The term ‘Ghat’ is mostly used in certain parts of South Asia refers to a series of steps leading one down to a water body, which is usually a holy river.  In regions where Bengali is spoken ‘ghat’ means a set of stairs as which can lead to something as small as a pond or […]

Three Must Read Books For Everyone Staying in Kolkata

  Kolkata is proud to be known all over the world for its cultural, historic, artistic, and scientific blend in every layer of its existence. The city is exceptionally gifted with supposedly one of the best combinations of aesthetic and creative varieties in India and is known for its intelligent, creative, art-loving as well as […]

Why Do You Need A Photographic Portrait?

 “A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion. There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.”       Richard Avedon Now you have always wanted to have […]