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Photofest 2014- South India’s largest photography exhibition

All Kerala Photographers’ Association (AKPA) is conducting photo & video trade fair at DLUX, International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Ernakulam, Kerala on 1st, 2nd and 3rd of August, 2014. This exhibition will spot leading photographers, producers, distributors and service providers showcase their latest products, services, packages, offers, etc and explain the technological advances to the visitors. In response to the digital revolution, Photofest 2014 will exhibit the professional photographic community of Kerala and the neighboring states a range of photographic materials and imaging inventory together with a comprehensive resource data on the latest advances in the imaging industry. 
Honeycomb Creative Support (P) Limited will be taking part in this exhibition to showcase finest service in archival printing, a printing solution that gives a long lasting life to the art. With the changes in imaging technology, Honeycomb keep themselves on par with the latest trend to d…

Significance of photographic print

We are in a digital era where technology has reached the mainstream and photo prints has taken the side seat. With new inventions and digital driven gadgets, kids of this generation barely know the emotional connection one used to have with a printed photo. Although the digital cameras and technological advancement are a boon in so many ways, there remains emptiness and detachment. We have the photos at our fingertips, saved in so many devices (thanks to technology). But, have we paused for a second and thought whether the photos close to our heart deserve a place in cold devices or in our life? A printed photo, as it grows old, becomes as important as a historical artifact. It has a story to tell you, the love for preserving memories grows in you when you get a glimpse of age-old photos of your family whom you have not seen in real life.
Why print photos in digital era? Emotional connection:
We get to share, tag, like and comment on photos on various websites, which gives us mere pleasu…

Karnataka Photographers Association's DIGI IMAGE Exhibition, 2014

An International Exhibition organized by Karnataka Photographers Association, conducted from 18th - 20th of July, 2014 - “DIGI IMAGE” saw a huge crowd of ardent photograph lovers on the very first day of the second year of the exhibition. This year nearly 150 companies turned up to proudly showcase their products and work. Started off as an association of photographers in the year 1956, ‘Karnataka Photographers Association’ together catered for the needs of photographers by frequently arranging workshops to help the deprived photographers and videographers, creating a platform to discuss the problems faced by photographers and videographers and many more.
Honeycomb Creative Support (P) Limited company, as a family took part in this prestigious DIGI IMAGE ’14 Exhibition, showcasing photography enthusiasts’ archival printing. Honeycomb, a one stop complete solution provider in Communication design established in the year 2008 has built in an expert team of 60 professionals who is gradua…

Artist of the Week - Mayur Channagere

Mayur Channagere whose work has been published in Vogue, Rolling Stones magazine and The Rock Street Journal magazine, is the Principal Photographer and Founder of PhotoMojo – An AGNA Venture. He took photography as a hobby in 2004 when his grandfather gifted him a 25 year old Yashica Camera.

Born in 1977 in Bombay, he did his schooling in Davangere and Mysore, PUC in National Collage Jayanagar and did his BBM in SSMRV-Bangalore, he went on to do his MBA in University of Hull, London. He came back to India in 2001 after a stint in the UK.

He is diverse when it comes to photography covering from lifestyle photography, wedding photography, editorial, environmental portraiture, interiors to fine art and travel photography. He has been working on “Tyagaraja” who is considered the father of Carnatic music. Through the photo essay  he is trying to document how Saint Tygaraja’s life is being celebrated today through Carnatic music and Vedic Celebration. He has also been working on “Every day…

What is Canvas actually? How is it used?

What is Canvas? Canvasis an extremely heavy-duty plain-woven fabric used for making tents, Marquees, backpacks, and other items for which sturdiness is required. Artists also popularly use it as a painting or printing surface, typically stretched across a wooden frame. It is also used in such fashion objects as handbags, electronic device cases and shoes.
 Origins of Canvas
The word canvas is derived from the 13th century Anglo-French (canevaz) and the French canevas. Both may be derivatives of the Vulgar Latin (cannapaceus) for "made of hemp," originating from the Greek (κάνναβις) Early canvas was made of linen, a sturdy brownish fabric of considerable strength.Linen is particularly suitable for the use of oil paint. In the early 20th century, cotton canvas, often referred to as "cotton duck," came into use. Linen is composed of higher quality material and remains popular with many professional artists, especially those who work with oil paint. Cotton duck, which stre…

Artist of the Week - Sabir Ahmed

Born in 1966 in the City of Gates; Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Sabir Ahmed grew up among the historical relics and monuments that the city prides on. While growing up, he took lots of interest to know the city and the great monuments intimately. Little did he know that his love for his city’s history and culture would make him a photographer famous for his black and white photography! Sabir did his primary & secondary education in Aurangabad and later finished his Production Engineering in the Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College, also in Aurangabad. Sabir also completed an Executive Management Program from IIM, Bangalore.

As true as how the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, Sabir’s prime inspiration was his father, Late Saleem Ahmed who was himself an amateur photographer. He used to process and print his own photographs. One wouldn’t be wrong to say it is in his DNA to photograph! Sabir was also greatly influenced by his maternal uncle and his uncle’s friend. Although Sabir has …