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 […]

And the winner is…

Okay! So its announcement time! The past few days, we’ve looked over just close to 600 entries to our competition celebrating the completing our first year in publication! It’s been an amazing and an enriching experience! After much deliberation we have chosen Delhi based photographer Shubham Lodha’s image as the winner. We liked the image […]

Bourne and Shepherd before fire

Bourne and Shepherd, World’s Oldest Working Photo Studio Shuts Down in India After Long Legal Battle

Today, a week after an exhibition titled ‘Bourne and Shepherd: Figures in Time’ came to a close in the plush locality of south Delhi, Bourne and Shepherd, Asia’s first photography studio and the world’s longest functioning decided to shut shop in Kolkata after 176 years. The studio, was still functioning out of its original, regale building […]