Showing posts from August, 2019

India's best photography blogs

A good number of photographers who have taken up photography as business have a website where they promote themselves. That holds good generally for photographers who have some offline presence, e.g. a shop.  However, not many Indian photographers maintain a blog. Does that mean, photographers do have a website but not a blog? Yes, most photographers' websites have a business front, where they talk of p hotography services, their rates, portfolios, etc. On the other hand, a photography blog focuses on photography as a subject and passion: it showcases photographs, photo-features and photo-stories, discusses the profession, shares tips, talks about gadgetry and so on. The blog may also sell photographs and photography services, but that comes as a natural offshoot.  While only some photographers maintain stand-alone blogs, many have their 'blogs' on Instagram and Pinterest,  places buzzing with visual content. Many photographers have tried their hands with photo-shari

India travel bloggers

This post gets updated about once a year. The latest update is of December 2020. Travel blogging has taken wings in India, though it started later than in western countries. We now have hundreds of bloggers who regularly travel and showcase their journeys on their blogs. Established travel bloggers share travel tips and blogging advice. Many of them have affiliation with travel/ food/ tourism/ culture/ airline industry through which they earn and also sometimes offer discounts to their visitors. The top bloggers in this niche monetize their assets well and are reported to be earning handsomely through travel blogging. Though COVID has bruised this blogging niche badly, things are improving now. Hats off to travel bloggers who have maintained their blogs and continued with travel during this trying period! Vaccines have started being administered, and we can hope to say bye to lockdowns and restrictions on travel in the coming months. We give here links to top Indian travel blogs. M