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In Conversation- Sebastian D’Souza, the man who shot Kasab

[Disclaimer: This article contains graphic images. Viewer discretion is advised.] Sebastian D’Souza’s soft and eloquent voice and hearty laughter might not point you towards his courageous and daring feats, but the 65 year old, now retired photographer can still calmly recall the details of the Mumbai Attacks with vivid imagination. The evening of the 26th of November in […]

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Sir John Herschel: How Photography Got Its Fix

Sir John Herschel was the scientific superstar of the 19th century. He was an inventor, chemist, astronomer, botanist and photographer who made some of the most important technical contributions to photography. Most importantly, he is credited with coining the term ‘photography’ in the english language, deriving it from the french word ‘photographie’ in 1839 after Daguerre’s […]

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EDITORIAL: FOLLOW UP to Eyes of the Afghan Girl- A critical take on the “Steve McCurry Scandal”

While a follow up was already planned, after publishing the previous post and the subsequent, staggering response generated in support, appreciation, comments, critique and criticism I felt the need to also address certain things as well as perhaps reiterate and underline certain points. I also want to fill certain spaces left over in the previous post. […]