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Welcome to My Blog

Welcome to My Blog
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Princess of Netherlands have sent books for the "School for Less Fortunate"
2016-06-13

Princess of The Netherlands, Her excellency Laurentien van Oranje has send a box full of books for the "School for Less Fortunate" which she had promised during World Press Photo 2013 Awards days. These books are authored by the Princess and co-authored by Sieb Posthuma.

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Advantages and disadvantages of Black Rapid straps..
2016-04-28
Lost my 16-35mm lens when my camera which was hooked to Black Rapidâ„¢ strap snapped all of a sudden during an assignment. Although Black Rapid is very handy and comfortable but this incident has made me rethink whether to use these straps again or not. Friends be very very careful using the same and keep checking the screws otherwise your are also gonna get one.
Enhanced Reality: Exploring the Boundaries of Photo Editing
2016-04-28
Enhanced Reality: Exploring the Boundaries of Photo Editing

Even top news photographers have their work digitally enhanced these days. Mounting competition in the market for news images is forcing photo-journalists to make their output as dramatic as possible. But where are the limits of cosmetic improvement? Click here for the link.

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War reporting - a veteran's guide
2016-06-13
War reporting - a veteran's guide: Shot at, seized by a murderous mob and chased by kidnappers...

As part of our Voices in Danger campaign, Robert Fisk reveals how he lived to tell the tale“ and why the world is becoming a more dangerous place... Click here for the link.

Friday Happy Hour: Photographers Report Their Day Rates at $900+
2016-04-28
Survey shows photographer day rates in the UK and U.S.

Eposure, “the UK’s best platform for sourcing commercial photographers”, conducted a survey to find out more about the day rates of both UK and U.S.-based photographers. The survey found that almost half of all respondents charge $900 or more per day. 10% charge more than $2,000 for a days work. Day rates were considerably lower for UK-based photographers, with the majority charging somewhere between 300-700 GBP (although factor in the currency change). Click here for the link.

Facebook page
2016-04-28
I have made a facebook page through which I will communicate with my friends, colleagues and other people interested in photography and journalism.  I'll also share industry news like photography contests, grants etc. on it.
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Donations for the school under bridge...
2016-04-28
Its so great to see lot of people are willing to help the "Free School under bridge". We are working on how people from India and abroad can send their donations. Thank you all. Here is the link for AP story.
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News from Free School
2016-04-28
Children of the free school have received new shoes, socks, school bags, flooring etc from philanthropists across the world. A single photograph can change life of a person. Believe in yourself.