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Deb Mukharji
How long has been your association with photography? When did you start as a photographer?   I started with a Kodak box camera in 1949. A few years later, I acquired a Voigtlander Bessa I of the 120 format. Eventually, I went on to several models of Canon 35 mm. After Kodachrome stopped production…
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B.N. Goswamy
With 6,050 individual photographs, contained in 105 albums and some loose prints, and 1,941 glass plate negatives containing 2,008 images, Sawai Ram Singh II of Jaipur deservedly carries the reputation of having been a ‘Photographer Prince’. Prof. B.N. Goswamy writes about the royal’s passion for…
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B.N. Goswamy
A book authoured by Dr Horst Metzger, the distinguished collector of Indian art, and Maharao Brijraj Singh of Kota gives an insight into life in the Kota kingdom from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries through paintings, writes Prof. B.N. Goswamy. (Photo courtesy: LA County Museum/Wikimedia…
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B.N. Goswamy
The art of photography has come a long, long way from those early days when photography was first introduced to the world. Prof. B.N. Goswamy recaptures the debate that developed in the art world, and the fissure that appeared. (Photo courtesy: Libreshot) This article appeared originally in The…
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B.N. Goswamy
The camera had made its appearance in India as early as 1840, just one short year after its invention was announced by Louis Daguerre in France. By the end of the 19th century, photography had become an 'Indian device'. But for the British, photographs of Indian subjects had become a kind of ‘…
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