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Canvera Wins 1st Prize in the HP Digital Print Excellence Award 2014

July 29, 2014 - Bangalore, Karnataka, India has been adjudged as the GRAND WINNER in the Photobook category in Asia Pacific and Japan HP Digital Print Excellence Award 2014. Canvera has also won the 1st prize in the “Photobook - Arts Category” for their Photobook “ARCHIVA” by India’s foremost panorama photographer Amit Pasricha. Archiva is a range of museum quality, limited edition photographic art prints reproduced in a beautiful coffee table book.

As a tribute to one of the greatest monuments in India this award winning Archiva Photobook opens to a three dimensional image structure of Taj Mahal. The pearl sheen of the paper complements the magnificence of the images that are printed on it. This Photobook can be viewed online at -
“We are thrilled to have worked with Amit on his wonderful project and to create a one-of-a-kind book that showcases Amit’s work”, said Dhiraj Kacker, CEO of Canvera. “It is a real honor to have received this award and we look forward to producing more such world class content.”
About Amit Pasricha

Amit is one of the world’s foremost names in the field of Panoramic Photography. Pasricha’s collector’s edition, The Monumental India Book was acclaimed as one of the top 10 coffee-table books of the world in 2008. The book was presented as a State gift by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to visiting Heads of State including former French President, Nicholas Sarkozy. Its sequel The Sacred India Book, published 2010, won the Incredible India Award and the prestigious German Photo Book Award 2014. Other seminal works include Mughal Architecture and Gardens & Maharaja of Palaces: Umaid Bhavan. His new work titled India at Home is due to be published shortly. Archiva Art Prints, a series of affordable canvas prints, are a result of Amit’s vision to bring the pride of India to people’s homes. Beautifully packaged, they can be ordered online at Amit’s other work can be viewed on his site
About Canvera

Canvera is an online photography company primarily focused on the needs of professional photographers through a platform that tightly integrates lead generation, web hosting, e-commerce, online collaboration, print and design services. Canvera’s suite of products and services provide professionals with a one-stop-shop to run their business allowing them to focus on their creativity. Canvera was founded by Dr. Dhiraj Kacker & Peeyush Rai in 2007. In this time, the company has serviced the needs of more than 20,000 photographers spread across 400+ cities in India. Canvera has raised Rs 90CR in funding from Info Edge, Footprint Ventures, DFJ & Mumbai Angels. Canvera’s founders were recently recognized as amongst the Top-10 Most Influential People in Photography in India by Asian Photography magazine.
About HP Digital Print Excellence Award

The Asia Pacific and Japan HP Digital Print Excellence Award was created to recognise outstanding achievements and innovations of top printing companies across Asia. This year’s award programme – which attracted more than 200 entries from 14 countries across the region – represents the seventh HP Digital Print Excellence Awards for HP Indigo and the fifth for HP Sign and Display.

Photo Caption: The award winning photobook

Source: Business Wire India


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