Writing Through Light

By Writing Through Light | Writing Through Light is a website dedicated to Photography and Photographers from India. It publishes News,Reviews,Features,Interviews and showcases photography and stories from India. It provides correct, critical,complete and unbiased information to the photographer. WTL is geared towards the independent Photographer, Videographer and film maker, both amateur and professional. CONTACT- editor.wtl@gmail.com  Writing Through Light is run by Kshitij Nagar. Contact- kshitijnagar24@gmail.com

In Remembrance- S Paul, Beyond Photography

I write this after saying my final goodbye to my Guru- S Paul, popularly known as Paul Sahab, Papa Paul and walking- talking photo encyclopedia.<p>A …

Photography

In Conversation- Sebastian D’Souza, the man who shot Kasab

<b>[Disclaimer: This article contains graphic images. Viewer discretion is advised.]</b><p>Sebastian D’Souza’s soft and eloquent voice and hearty laughter …

Canon 5D Mark IV Announced- India Launch

<b>[We are at Canon India’s Launch Event in New Delhi. We will update the article with more info and first impressions as soon as possible.]</b><p>The entire …

Cameras

Sir John Herschel: How Photography Got Its Fix

Sir John Herschel was the scientific superstar of the 19th century. He was an inventor, chemist, astronomer, botanist and photographer who made some …

Photography

On World Photography Day: Remembering Louis Daguerre, The Father Of Photography

August 19, 1839 was an important day for Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre. It was on that day that his years of tinkering and diligence was announced as …

Photography

And the winner is…

Okay! So its announcement time!<p>The past few days, we’ve looked over just close to 600 entries to our competition celebrating the completing our first …

Photography

Bourne and Shepherd, World’s Oldest Working Photo Studio Shuts Down in India After Long Legal Battle

Today, a week after an exhibition titled ‘Bourne and Shepherd: Figures in Time’ came to a close in the plush locality of south Delhi, Bourne and …

India

Competition ALERT!- #WTLAt1 CALL FOR ENTRIES

<b>[UPDATE: SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED]</b><p>Hey!<p>So here are all the terms and conditions for the competition announced earlier on completion of our first …

Morality

EDITORIAL: Our First Birthday! – #WTLAt1

Hey!<br>We turn 1 today! Yes! We launched exactly a year ago with our very first post- A Sunday Conversation with Raghu Rai<p>Since then it has been an …

Mobile

InConversation- Raghu Rai on Photographing the aftermath of Operation Blue Star

Operation Blue Star is a difficult part of Indian history to navigate through without the discussion getting political and polarised. It represents a …

India

InFocus- Achal Mishra Explores a Misty Varanasi

Varanasi has held a special place in the hearts of many photographers, both Indian and international. In some ways, its a microcosm of the rest of …

Photography

EDITORIAL: FOLLOW UP to Eyes of the Afghan Girl- A critical take on the “Steve McCurry Scandal”

While a follow up was already planned, after publishing the previous post and the subsequent, staggering response generated in support, appreciation, …

Photojournalism

EDITORIAL: Eyes of the Afghan Girl- A critical take on the “Steve McCurry Scandal”

An opinion piece by our EIC, Kshitij Nagar with vital inputs from Rakesh Nagar.<p>Also read a short follow up HERE<p>I will begin by saying that my …

Photojournalism

Instagram Feed No Longer Chronological

After a long time of toying with the idea , Instagram today finally announced the impending change that a lot of users dreaded. Instagram from today …

Instagram

This is what 14FPS looks like on the Canon 1Dx Mark II

We got our hands on the new Canon 1Dx Mark II at the official launch in New Delhi, India. Unfortunately it was a sample body, so we cannot show you …

Cameras

Canon 1D X Mark II India Launch – Hands on – Pictures

[Read our in-depth overview of the camera and features here.]<p>We finally got our hands on the new Canon 1Dx MarkII at the official launch event in New …

Cameras

Vimeo now streaming 4K

Vimeo today announced that after is acquisition of On-Demand service VHX , the company will begin supporting 4K- Ultra HD streaming and playback for …

Streaming

Canon 1Dx Mark II- India Launch

The Canon 1D X Mark II is slated to be launched officially in India tomorrow with a large press event schedule in the morning. We’ll be bringing you …

Cameras

Welcome to the New Writing Through Light! | Writing Through Light

Hey! This is our new look!<br>We have revamped our content as well as our look. This new look is wider, faster to load on a slower connection, easier to …

Writing

We’re back!

Hey guys!<p>We are back! Thank you for your patience and your valuable suggestions. We have revamped our content as well as our look. This new look is …

Marketing

We’re taking a break!

Hi guys,<br>We’re taking bit of a break to improve our site as well as our content. Would be back in a few days with a new site and revamped content!<p>Stay …

Legendary Film Archivist P.K.Nair Passes Away

P.K. Nair, founder director of the National Film Archive of India (NFAI), Pune, is no more. He was 86.<p>Paramesh Krishnan Nair, who had dedicated his …

Archives

InConversation – Photojournalist Ed Kashi in India

Ed Kashi is a photojournalist, filmmaker, educator, and speaker dedicated to documenting the social and political issues of his time. Personally …

Photography

Sony keeps promise, updates FS5 firmware to address image quality issues

Sony’s FS5 is fast becoming a popular camera, however, a few reported image quality issues had been reported by certain users. Earlier in the month, …

Photography

Sigma Launches Groundbreaking 50-100mm f/1.8 lens

<b>[UPDATE1- Sigma India is still filling us in on the exact pricing and availability of these lenses. We’ll update as soon as more is known to us.</b> …

Cameras

Tamron Launches Two New Lenses- 85mm f/1.8 VC and 90mm f/2.8 VC Macro

<b>[UPDATE1- Tamron India is still filling us in on the exact pricing and availability of these lenses. We’ll update as soon as more is known to us.</b> …

Cameras

Sony FS5 gets Picture Profiles from FilmConvert

Film Convert has become a hugely popular software for building and getting “cinematic” looking images straight out of the box.<p>Film Convert just added …

Gear & Gadgets

Canon Launches New EOS 80D

After a few leaks last week, Canon finally came out with the new 80D. The camera is a refreshing upgrade to the Canon 70D which have been highly …

Cameras

New Canon 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 lens with motorized zoom

Along with the EOS 80D Canon also announced a new EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens, which uses the company’s Nano USM focusing system for quieter …

Cameras