Monthly Archive: May 2011


Hidden costs of starting up a business in India

A version of this article first appeared on the VCCircle blog here —————————— It has now been 3+ years since Canvera got started and we have in this time grown to ~500 people across 8 offices. Needless to say this has been a phenomenal journey where we have serviced the needs of thousands of professional photographers (and by extension 100s of thousands of consumers) all over the country. In fact, there probably is no better time to start a business...


Why I love my job – reason #4: DESIGN

Design! It is worth reflecting back to the film world and thinking about how small a role design played in photography. Whether you were a consumer shooting your pictures or a pro-photographer your choices were what film to use, what kind of paper to print on and what size. At best pictures got displayed in albums or portfolios. With the advent of Digital Photography all this changed. Back in 2000 when I worked at Shutterfly, the company came up with...


The Story of Photographer of the Year

We at Canvera have been very fortunate to be associated with him for almost 2+ years. He is one of the leading photographers in India. His work is truly artistic and commands utmost respect in the photography community. His clientele includes brides and grooms, models etc both from India and abroad. Yet, this man from Mangalore is extremly humble and a perennial student of photography.Vivek Sequiera, the Kodak – Better Photography – Wedding Photographer of the Year (2010), is one...

You may also like