In the January 2019 issue, five eminent photographers and educationists—Chirodeep Chaudhuri, David De Souza, Fawzan Husain, Jeroo Mulla & Shantanu Sheorey—as well as BP’s team members recommend 50 brilliant books on photography that you should read

-Book Review: ‘Calcutta Then, Kolkata Now’ by Sunanda K Datta-Ray and IndrajitHazra

Gear Guide
-Canon EOS R: 
A camera that competes with formidable Sony and Nikon rivals
-Nikon Z7: A new chapter in Nikon’s history begins with the Z
-Sigma 60–600mm f/4.5- 6.3 DG OS HSM Sports: A single zoom covering a wide range
-Tokina Opera 50mm f/1.4 FF: A sharp and consistent lens. But how does it hold up against competition?

Cellphone Photography
-Cellphone Tests: 
Huawei Mate 20 Pro—A phone that easily competes with the other giants in the market
-Cellphone Tests: OnePlus 6T—What’s different about OnePlus’ new iteration?
-Cellphone Profile: Eliza Tsitsimeaua-Badoiu—A photographer’s exploration of her inner self

-What’s On Your Bookshelf?: 
Chirodeep Chaudhuri, David De Souza, Fawzan Husain, Jeroo Mulla & Shantanu Sheorey reveal the books that impacted them
-On Assignment: Angela Grauerholz—How technology can alter the tangibility of books

-Visual Musings: Harikrishna Katragadda and Shweta Upadhyay on the portrayal of intimacy
-Photofeature: Shadi Ghadirian—A look at the daily traditional routines of women across the world
-Story behind the Picture: The First Photobook Ever Published