The Photography Show 2019: what’s on at this year’s show

The Photography Show 2019 hits Birmingham, UK later this week, running from Saturday March 16 through to Tuesday March 19 and incorporating The Video Show. The event promises more than ever for photographers and videographers, whether they’re a pro making a living from imaging or a beginner simply looking to get inspired by something new. NEED TO KNOW Dates: Saturday 16 – Tuesday 19 March Opening times: 10:00 – 17:00 (every day) Location: Birmingham NEC, UK Tickets: Available online or on the day Get 20% off a single advance adult ticket with code TRADTPS19. Cannot be used in conjunction…

This Jaipur king so loved photography, he even took photos in the zenana

Ram Singh photographs of women in the zenana section of his household were path-breaking, given that these women were meant never to be seen by the outside world. Through the photos, he also offered snapshots of a world very different from the common conception of the time that these women were idle, deviant and oppressed. (Photo courtesy Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, City Palace, Jaipur / ACP) In early 1818, an unfamiliar and intriguing device made an appearance at the royal court of Udaipur, the former the capital of…

Missed this week’s entertainment news?

1. A brilliant night for Brits at the Golden Globes Image copyrightGETTY/EPAImage captionLeft-right: Olivia Colman, Ben Whishaw and Richard Madden British stars Olivia Colman, Richard Madden, Christian Bale and Ben Whishaw were among the winners at this year’s Golden Globe Awards. With the Oscars seven weeks away, Colman was honoured for her performance in The Favourite, while Bale won for playing ex-US Vice-President Dick Cheney in Vice. Richard Madden picked up the prize for best TV drama actor for his role in BBC One’s Bodyguard and Whishaw won for A…