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Ten artists respond to a decade of UN recognition for water, sanitation as vital human rights
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Ten artists respond to a decade of UN recognition for water, sanitation as vital human rights

WaterAid commissioned 10 visual artists from across the Global South to interpret the far-reaching impact access to clean water and decent sanitation has on people’s lives and the role these vital basics play in the realisation of other human rights

PIX’s Personal Paradigms demonstrates how actions taken in private domain can change public spheres, start important conversations
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PIX’s Personal Paradigms demonstrates how actions taken in private domain can change public spheres, start important conversations

In putting together these bodies of photographic work in this issue of PIX’s Personal Paradigms, the editorial team does allow for the reading that everything isn’t as it is: that the simple act of recovering deeply-buried family albums can topple truths.

Anxiety, isolation, warped time: The story of the coronavirus crisis, told through everyday objects
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Anxiety, isolation, warped time: The story of the coronavirus crisis, told through everyday objects

How does the 'everyday' change when you're living through a pandemic? These photographs tell the story of the coronavirus crisis as seen through everyday objects.

Prints for India: Shared love for Delhi prompts four photographers to start a COVID-19 fundraiser
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Prints for India: Shared love for Delhi prompts four photographers to start a COVID-19 fundraiser

Four photographers have founded the Prints for India project, which aims to raise funds for India's most vulnerable, through the sale of 70 prints by 60 contributors.

'There's no plan for this sort of photography': PTI's Atul Yadav on the migrant crisis' most defining image so far
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'There's no plan for this sort of photography': PTI's Atul Yadav on the migrant crisis' most defining image so far

PTI chief photo correspondent Atul Yadav's photograph of Rampukar Pandit is the defining image of the coronavirus-induced migrant crisis in India

Making a photographer: A new book traces Ansel Adams' early work, as he learnt art of imbuing photos with drama, emotion
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Making a photographer: A new book traces Ansel Adams' early work, as he learnt art of imbuing photos with drama, emotion

Ansel Adams once said, “A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed and is, thereby, a true manifestation of what one feels about life in its entirety.”

My Kolkata in Kolkata: Local photography enthusiasts showcase the ethos of the city through their own lens
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My Kolkata in Kolkata: Local photography enthusiasts showcase the ethos of the city through their own lens

In an attempt to see the city through different lenses, Kolkata Centre for Creativity in association with the West Bengal Tourism Department invited photography enthusiasts to send in pictures that showcase the very ethos of the city with the theme ‘My Kolkata in Kolkata’.

Public clocks of Bombay: In documenting the city's timekeepers, musings on the nature of time 
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Public clocks of Bombay: In documenting the city's timekeepers, musings on the nature of time 

How assisting Chirodeep Chaudhuri for a project on the city's public clocks evolved into a meditation on time, and memory | Surysarathi Bhattacharya writes

Hyderabad exhibition shows a bygone Kashmir and its people, as captured through RC Mehta's lens
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Hyderabad exhibition shows a bygone Kashmir and its people, as captured through RC Mehta's lens

'RC Mehta — Exploring the Familiar and the Iconic’ was showcased in Hyderabad to mark the 17th edition of Krishnakriti Festival of Arts and Culture. The exhibition is a retrospective of the photographic work of RC Mehta, comprising both his practice as a studio photographer for the family run Mahatta Studios, — the first Indian-run photography studio in Srinagar — as well as his personal work that covers his interests in the land, the people of Kashmir, and the significant political events that he witnessed during his lifetime.

Using his camera as a witness and weapon: Shahidul Alam's photos illumine the suppressed, vanished
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Using his camera as a witness and weapon: Shahidul Alam's photos illumine the suppressed, vanished

Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam has used his camera for 35 years as a tool to advance social justice. He began by documenting street protests in Dhaka, the capital, in the mid-1980s, making pictures in the tradition of the Magnum photographers, especially Henri Cartier-Bresson. But over time, he pushed against the natural constraints of a medium that registers what is seen, so that he might illuminate what is suppressed or has vanished.

Goa Photo Festival chronicles the pathos in people's lives, their private spaces, and food practices
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Goa Photo Festival chronicles the pathos in people's lives, their private spaces, and food practices

The third edition of Goa International Photography Festival was held from 6 to 8 December in the village of Aldona (North Goa), known for its rich architectural heritage, which later inspired the overall theme of the festival — of working with 'living heritage'.

NASA's image of the day is a reflection of stars, planets and galaxies in the world's largest natural mirror
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NASA's image of the day is a reflection of stars, planets and galaxies in the world's largest natural mirror

The salt pan goes on for 10,582 square kilometres and was first part of a large prehistoric lake.

John Gollings on architectural photography and observing change: 'The useful image of a building is a problem to be solved'
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John Gollings on architectural photography and observing change: 'The useful image of a building is a problem to be solved'

In his career spanning over 50 years, Australia's pre-eminent photographer of the built environment John Gollings has created a body of work that will go down in history.

In Raja Deen Dayal's 19th-century albumen prints, discovering the Deccan's archaeological heritage
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In Raja Deen Dayal's 19th-century albumen prints, discovering the Deccan's archaeological heritage

An album of 58 albumen prints by Deen Dayal, originally commissioned for the Nizam of Hyderabad in 1888, is going under the hammer as a complete album at Mumbai-based auction house, Prinseps' first-ever live sale on 17 November.

Hidden universe captured in astonishing detail by winners of Nikon micro-photography contest
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Hidden universe captured in astonishing detail by winners of Nikon micro-photography contest

Micro-scale biology seemed to have stolen the show, with stunning images of embryos, cells, plants and animals captured by several winners.

With the Historian's Eye, William Dalrymple records his travels across the Indian subcontinent
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With the Historian's Eye, William Dalrymple records his travels across the Indian subcontinent

The Historian’s Eye presents a photographic record of William Dalrymple’s travels across the Indian subcontinent while researching his latest book, The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire.

Delhi That Was: Photos by Raghu Rai, Madan Mahatta, Habib Rahman hold a prism to the past
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Delhi That Was: Photos by Raghu Rai, Madan Mahatta, Habib Rahman hold a prism to the past

Despite having been painfully magnified to reveal the country’s sore veins for decades, Delhi remains — in more ways than one — elusive, eternally mysteriously and distant from both the past and the future. An exhibition of photos from three legendary archives, titled Delhi That Was, offers a similar perspective.

'Flying photographer' George Steinmetz on capturing environmental change, the ethics of using drones
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'Flying photographer' George Steinmetz on capturing environmental change, the ethics of using drones

George Steinmetz says he photographs from a couple hundred feet up, which allows him to observe the scale. 'It’s much more intimate and we can decode what’s happening below. Flying helps you to get into areas you otherwise cannot,' he says

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Modi kicks off Maha poll campaign, e-cigarette ban, teaser loans; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Modi kicks off Maha poll campaign, e-cigarette ban, teaser loans; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Narendra Modi kicks off Maharashtra poll campaign in Nashik, e-cigarette ban, teaser loans, review of Netflix series Unbelievable; today's must-read stories

Senthil Kumaran on documenting human-wildlife conflict, and photography as a socio-political tool
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Senthil Kumaran on documenting human-wildlife conflict, and photography as a socio-political tool

Senthil Kumaran is a documentary photographer whose work focuses on social and environmental issues, with an ongoing project documenting the human-wildlife conflict.