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Making Sense of the Digital Explosion | Diginaka

By |2017-08-23T06:02:41+00:00February 1st, 2016|Categories: General Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The digital world keeps on opening new horizons and opportunities and re-defines the way we negotiate with our surroundings. From computers to cameras, audio recording devices to television sets, film-making to animation, the digital technology is the key driving factor. The explosion of user-mediated creativity across various platforms thanks to the availability of low-priced devices such as smart mobile phones and tablets has made possible the “sharing, tweaking, co-creating and re-purposing of digital media content in the public sphere”. For an in-depth study and analysis of the digital impact, the School of Media and Cultural Studies of Tata Institute of

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Popularization of Photojournalism in the 1930’s

By |2017-08-23T06:02:49+00:00November 23rd, 2015|Categories: General Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Life started in the early 20th century as a weekly humour publication. When the original Life Magazine was shutting down, the American publisher Henry Luce purchased the name and relaunched the magazine as a picture based periodical on November 23rd 1936. It was the first pictorial magazine published, featuring a cover photo of the Fort Peck Dam by Margaret Bourke-White. The original aim of Time was to tell the news and Life to show the news. It set the stage for the American people to see the world, to witness the events of the world that happened thousands of miles

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Key to Impressive Digital Photographs: An Enthusiast’s Perspective

By |2017-08-23T06:02:52+00:00October 29th, 2015|Categories: General Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Digital photography has many advantages over traditional film photography – practically, technically, creatively and even economically. Nearly 99% percent of all the cameras sold today are digital, but it is a handful minority of photographers who are able to use the massive power of digital cameras combined with advanced computer based image processing to their disposal. The question is why? Given the fact that digital cameras are now much more affordable and increasingly pervasive with users, why isn’t most photographs dynamic or eye-catching as it is expected to be when it is taken with an advanced digital camera? The answer