This site commemorates the talented artist-photographers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. This article rightly pays tribute to these talented photographers who not only used to take exquisite black and white snaps but used to paint them with colour with such mastery that these seemed quite life like. If you are an avid photographer with interest in the history of the evolution of photography in India this could be a delightful article for you. This article also provides some magnificent antique photographs from early twentieth century which were shot by the renowned photographers of that era like Raja Deen Dayal.
This site sings a paean to the award winning photographer Tarun Khiwal. Tarun Khiwal had recently won the photographic equivalent of the Oscars which is called the Hasselblad Awards. Tarun Khiwal also has the honor of winning the MTV Style Lycra Fashion Photographer of the Year Award under his belt. The exclusive characteristic of Tarun Khiwal is that he doesn’t need only fashion models to take beautiful photographs. Though he has shot every Indian fashion designer and model worth their mettle but he still thinks beautiful people can translate into anyone from celebrity leader to a beggar in the street.
This site pays tribute to the women who are in the field of photographic journalism or are news photographers. Homai Vyarawalla was the first woman photo journalist of India who started her work from early thirties of the last century. Many women photographers in the media have followed suit. Some of them are venerated press photographers like India Today's Shipra Das. Ace fashion photographers like Tina Dehal helped a lot in changing people’s perception of the field of fashion photography and subsequently helped in increased influx of women photographers in this field. This article salutes these gutsy lady photographers.
This is another important site for you if you are in the look out for one of the top notch photographers of India. Hemant Khandelwal is a New Delhi based photographer who has made his mark in the world of Indian photography. This site not only delineates his various works but also delineates the different cover pages of the magazines shot by him. This site provides you links to the various media coverages on him which had sung his paean.
Anish Bhaseen is an ace Indian photographer who excels in almost all genre of photography. His photographs had been exhibited and widely acclaimed in U. K, U.S.A and Canada. He has published a lot of photographic tutorials for beginners in photography. He is a consultant to the Photography and Digital Imaging Industry. He also remains actively involved in some photographic workshops and seminars through out the length and breadth of India.
Anand Sharan is one of the leading fashion photographers of India who is based in Bangalore. In July 2006 his work was commended by the famous Saatchi Gallery in London who are offered to exhibit his photographs. This site provides details about Anand Sarans clientèle and informs you about the kind of photographs he shoots. This could be a site worth a visit if you are interested in fashion photography.
This article salutes Zakia Shakir another lady photographer who has made her mark in the cut throat world of fashion photography. Zakira left a promising career in Bio-chemistry to indulge in her passion of photography. She started her career as an assistant of famous Fashion photographer Faruk Zakia and she never had the chance to look back. She stresses on individuality and tries to make her works exclusive in their look and appeal.
This article delineates the life and achievement of daring and promising Photographer from Delhi called Rahul Dutta. Rahul has the honour of making the portfolios of the pageant winners for 2006 which includes Femina Miss India winners as well as the winners of Gladrags Mega Model contests. Rahul also aims at making a mark in the market of international fashion photography with his fresh ideas and passion for photography. Already he had shot for a bevy of international brands.
This article eulogizes the photographers who could literally bring the Taj Mahal at the palm of your hand. A band of two hundred photographers in Agra are always ready to materialize your dream holding the Taj in the palm of your hand. Don't get startled, for these photographers are adept at photographic tricks which make it seem that as if one is just holding the Taj mahal in his or her hands. But these photographers are facing a threat from other photographers who are wielding digital and Polaroid camera. This article tells you the poignant story of the photographers of Agra.
This article brings you an interesting interview of Jane Rankin-Reid who is considered as the most important contemporary photographer of India. Here Jane elaborates on her need of isolation for she wants to be true to herself and then only she feels that she can do justice to her photographs. She informs that she finds the imagery in Guru Dutt's films as her inspiration. She also tells that she likes experimenting with different genres of photography and till date the public response to her experimentation has been extremely positive and encouraging.
Let this page take you through a virtual tour of the world of Indian photography and also help you to gather information about talented Indian photographers who form an integral part of that world.