DECEMBER 2018

 

In the December 2018 issue, we look at the works of Doris Ulmann, Mark Edward Harris and Sharbendu De, eloquent storytellers weaving narratives from roads less travelled.

Snapshots
-A Vignette of Thoughts: 
‘A Refusal to Yield’ by Nayanika Mukherjee
-Book Review: ‘The Konyaks: Last of the Tattooed Headhunters’ by Phejin Konyak & Peter Bos

Gear Guide
-Fujifilm X-T3: 
The X series leaps forward in video and colour science
-Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art for Sony E-mount: Bright and swift
-Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF: A compact portrait lens at an affordable price
-Tamron SP 15–30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2: A formidable contender amongst the best ultrawide zoom lenses
-Digitek DSG-005: A smartphone gimble for aspiring videographers

Cellphone Photography
-Cellphone Tests: 
Google Pixel 3 XL—Google’s latest is better, faster, but not exactly stronger
-Cellphone Tests: iPhone XR—How does Apple’s first budget-friendly phone compare?
-Cellphone Tests: Moto One Power—A pragmatist’s phone, but does it really add up for a photographer?

Showcase
-Special Feature: Chennai Photo Biennale—A glimpse of what you can expect to see at the festival
-Visual Musings: Sharbendu De on the documentation & portrayal of the marginalised
-Profile: Mark Edward Harris—On telling dignified stories with honesty
-Great Masters: Doris Ulmann—A self-regarded historian & champion of the voiceless
-Story behind the Picture: An Infamous Epithet

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