Day Two at #DPF2015 Oct 31

Sony Alpha Photo Talk with Andrew Scriven Andrew Scriven is an award winning British Travel and Wildlife Photographer. sony-photo talk posters- andrew The morning saw him speak to photographers about his work and his use of the Sony A7 series, which has been his primary equipment since the early part of this decade. With the…

Highlights of day one at #DPF2015

Day one of the Delhi Photo festival saw a packed auditorium, full of anticipation for the talks and exhibitions opening through the day. The festival was inaugurated with a symbolic group photo taken by Aditya Arya on one of his large format vintage cameras- instead of the traditional lighting of the lamp. Keynote Address by…

#DPF2015 Exhibition: The Album – Family & Friends

Raghu Rai catalogues decades of photographing his loved ones. This edition of the Delhi Photo Festival will be exhibiting never-seen-before work by Raghu Rai. “You can’t escape Raghu Rai’s work whether you are a photographer or not. That is his strength,” said DPF core team member Sohrab Hura in an interview with Invisible Photographer Asia.…

#DPF2015 Guest post: Sam Harris

Photography is a solitary profession and that’s why the camaraderie of photo festivals make sense says Sam Harris. Photography…what is it about this medium that fascinates us so much? There is no doubt that photography is more popular now than ever. No matter the type of photography and its intended use/outlet/platform there is no doubt…

#DPF2015 Exhibition: Borders

Jeremie Lenoir records the merging landscapes of our times. There is a popular Internet meme that did the rounds until a month ago. It says that if we were to scale down the Earth’s existence of 4.6 billion years to 46 years, the time that humans would have spent on the planet would stand at…

#DPF2015 & Aarohan education outreach

DPF volunteer Anurag Banerjee spends time with the young adults from the  Aarohan Foundation. It was a typically sultry mid-August day in Delhi. Huddled in a small room in Malviya Nagar were rows of desks and a bunch of enthusiastic teenagers from a nearby low-income settlement. Laptops ready for viewing and reviewing photos were placed…

#DPF2015 Exhibition: Restricted Areas

Danila Tkachenko explores Russia’s abandoned landscapes. Every time we think that technology could not get any better, it goes ahead and proves us wrong all over again. Danila Tkachenko’s photo project documents the trail that is left behind as a result of our continuous technological advancement. “I feel like I am an archeologist encountering the…

#DPF2015 Exhibition: Perfect Citizen

Arturo Betancourt challenges the existence of the individual. In today’s world, it is not uncommon for us as a people to turn a blind eye towards most things that deserve our attention. The society that we live in tends to become numb to any event after an initial phase of involvement. Arturo Betancourt attempts to…

#DPF2015 Guest post: Anusha Yadav

How does a photo festival change your world view forever? Anusha Yadav tells us the many ways. My first ever attendance at a photography festival was the Paris Photo in2006. An American benefactor had donated money to the University of Brighton for almost 50 of us to take the EuroRail, stay and see the photo fair, as well as…