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The Canvera App got featured in Gadget Diary's top 6 Apps for 2017

January 2017

Canvera is an app that lets you hire photographers for important events of your life. Not only can you find the photographer who is perfect for your occasion, but you can also get your photos converted into some really nice looking photobooks...Read More


Canvera, Tamron Hosted Photography Seminar in Lucknow

17th December 2016

Canvera collaborated recently with Japanese photographic lenses manufacturer Tamron for the very first time to organize a seminar on wedding photography in Lucknow. Both the companies showcased their products and interacted with the local photographers at the occasion held on Dec. 17th, 2016. The event highlighted various photography techniques using different types of wedding specific lenses manufactured by Tamron. Apart from showcasing the latest photobook designs, Canvera’s senior manager BI Rizvi talked about the company’s portal and mobile app, which allows a photographer to view his photobook online. He also spoke about the various cashless and online payment options available at Canvera. This event got featured in the local publication, Inqualibi Nazar.

Canvera Organized Partner Meet in Lucknow

22nd November 2016

To tap the ongoing festive and wedding season, Canvera has launched its new festive collection. In this regard, the company had held an event in Lucknow on Nov. 22nd, 2016 to unveil its latest products and to discuss the hottest trends in the photography industry. Shri Dinesh Chandra Verma, Chairman, Lucknow Photographers Association graced the event with his presence. Canvera’s Regional Sales Manager (North), Abhishek Mishra expressed gratitude towards the attendee photographers in his vote of thanks. This event was featured in the local publication Vishva Varta.

Canvera Gets Featured in Nav Bharat Times

October 2016

Popular Hindi daily Nav Bharat Times has recently published an article where it spoke about Canvera and its products and services at great length. The article discussed the upcoming trends in candid wedding photography and the latest photography apps available in India. The write-up also stressed on how the craft has evolved through these years. Both the Partner & Classified apps of Canvera got featured in the article which gave a detailed insight on how they work. Other important highlights of the article are pre and post-wedding shoots, teasers and trailers, cinematic videos and so on.

Preserve Your Memories With The New Canvera App


PC quest article on Canvera. Canvera, founded in 2007, has become India’s leading online photography company fulfilling people’s photography needs across 1100+ cities in India and has over 17,500 photographers registered on its marketplace platform – Canvera Classifieds...Read More


Canvera Founders Once Again Among the Top Ten Influential People in the Indian Photography Industry

16th February 2015

Dr. Dhiraj Kacker and Peeyush Rai, co-founders of the photography company Canvera, have once again been recognized as the Top 10 Most Influential People in Photography by the prestigious Asian Photography magazine...Read More

Canvera Photobooks-Canvera featured in Avalvikatan Manamagal magazine

30th January 2015

Canvera featured in Avalvikatan Manamagal magazine...Read More

Canvera Announces the Launch of India's Largest Professional Photographers Directory

8th January 2015

India's #1 online photography service Canvera announces the launch of Canvera Professional Photographers Directory: Read More


Canvera wins 1st prize in the HP Digital Print Excellence Award 2014

29th July 2014

Canvera has been adjudged as the GRAND WINNER in the Photobook category in Asia Pacific and Japan HP Digital Print Excellence Award 2014... Read More

Canvera hires Sumant Kumar as VP Sales & Marketing

2nd June 2014

India's #1 online photography service Canvera today announced the hiring of Sumant Kumar as VP Sales & Marketing. Sumant comes to Canvera with 18+ years of experience in Sales & Marketing... Read More

Canvera hires Susmita Bhattacharjee as CFO

31st January 2014

India's #1 online photography service Canvera today announced the hiring of Susmita Bhattacharjee as the company's CFO. Susmita comes to Canvera with 25+ years of experience in finance which has included stints at Accenture, CSR India Pvt Ltd & OnMobile...Read More


How did Canvera manage to engage 15,000+ photographers to augment their business?

20th November 2013

Canvera is an online photography company providing mass customized printed products and e-commerce solutions to professional photographers. Founded in 2007 by Dhiraj Kacker and Peeyush Rai, the company... Read More

How technology is changing Indian weddings

31st October 2013

Would you go on national television to look for a potential spouse? Well, a lot of people in India are doing just that. A newly launched Hindi-language channel called Shagun TV is wholly dedicated to match-making and the weddings business...Read More

Wedding photographers in India beat economic gloom

1st October 2013

Rising costs and a slowing economy haven't darkened the mood of wedding photographers in India. More couples than ever are willing to spend thousands of rupees on photo albums, pre-wedding shoots and videos, allowing photographers to take a bigger slice of India's $30 billion weddings business...Read More

Through a lens...

5th October 2013

The story of an exhibition that began when five anganwadi workers went about capturing their work with a digital camera.On a sunny September afternoon, five women in government-issued saris lean over a plastic table at Thalam Gallery in Bangalore, combing through photographs... Read More

SHOOT,STORE,PRINT - Canvera brings high tech and safe solutions to help professional photographers

9th August 2013

Six years ago when Canvera was set up,Dhiraj Kacker and Peeyush Rai started out convincing professional photographers accross India that they would not only print their portfolio and coffee table books professionally, but also design,manage stock photos and deliver the coffee table books to the customers... Read More

Startups Spot Opportunity in Training India's Informal Workforce

27th June 2013

Ramashish Ahirwal, 35, works 12 hours a day. He gets paid US$100 at the end of each month, a sum contributed by 20-odd households of a typical middle-class residential locality in Delhi.Read More

Prime Focus of 800 Canvera Employees: Preserving Your Memories

15th March 2013

Canvera is an online photography company providing mass customized printed products and e-commerce solutions to professional photographers. Read More

Canvera TVC Celebrates Life's Beautiful Memories

3rd March 2013

Canvera one of the fastest growing startups in India has launched its first television advertisement to capture the large market of photobooks in India. Read More

Photography Spurs Online Business Growth in India: ZDNet

25th February 2013

The rise of digital photography and opportunities around related content has led to an increase in both amateur and professional photographers in India. Read More

Quality Photos a Click Away: Bangalore Mirror

22nd February 2013

Canvera helps the professional photographer increase his/her profits by delivering high quality technology-enabled products to service their clients better, and to help the end consumer get good quality photo products.Read More

Top 10 Influential People in Photography: Asian Photography Awards 2013

February 2013

Being one of the most sought after trophy in the industry, the process, its participants and the jury for this award calls for something special. In order for our process to be unbiased we came up with an interesting model to adjudicate the same.Read More

Canvera Founders Among the Top Five Influential People in the Indian Photography Industry

14th February 2013

The co-founders of the photography company Canvera - Dr. Dhiraj Kacker and Peeyush Rai have been ranked at number four in the Asian Photography top 10 Most Influential People in Photography (MIPP) award by the international magazine.Read More

Entry to India's Biggest Wedding Photography Awards closes on 3 February 2013

31st January 2013

Better Photography, India's No.1 photography magazines together with, the leading provider of mass customized printed products and e-commerce solutions to professional photographers, has launched the fourth edition of India's biggest wedding photography awards, Wedding Photographer Of the Year Awards 2012... Read More

Click all the way to the bank, virtually: Business Standard

7th January 2013

Here are some popular stock photography websites which enable shutterbugs to leverage the internet for marketing and selling their work... Read More

Bangalore startup offers database of photographers:

6th January 2013

Asking for a friend's recommendation for a photographer to cover your wedding or other important life event is past. Bangalore-based startup Canvera is putting together a database of photographers and their work that would automatically recommend one to users with specific requirements... Read More

Lights, camera, Canvera: Business India

6th January 2013

In their search for the perfect name that defined their venture, IIT Bombay alumni Dhiraj Kacker and Peeyush Rai stumbled across 'Canvera', which sounded the perfect blend of 'canvas' and 'camera' - two defining words that symbolised what their venture stood for., which began in 2007, is an online photography company that provides mass customised printed products and e-commerce solutions for professionals.Read More


Preserve those precious memories with Canvera: Deccan Chronicle

24th December 2012

"I've always enjoyed solving greenfield problems, right from my PhD days. So, when the opportunity to start a company in India came my way I jumped at it", says Dr. Dhiraj Kacker, CEO of Bengaluru-headquartered digital photography solutions firm Canvera Digital Technologies.Read More

Canvera: IIT graduates' venture offers print & e-commerce solutions to photographers: The Economic Times

17th December 2012

Building a business venture from a hobby is a tried and tested route. So, given that I and my business partner, Peeyush Rai, are passionate shutterbugs, it made sense to combine forces to launch, an online photography company, which provides mass customised printed products and e-commerce solutions for professionals. Read More

Five things that clicked for online photography company Canvera in its latest fundraising:

28th August 2012

It’s a difficult fundraising environment right now. Especially when it’s a Series B round, the exercise gets even tougher. Unless you have a strong revenue traction and a clear path to profitability, the money will not come by at this stage. So what really helped the online photography company Canvera Digital Technologies Pvt Ltd raise $6.5 million or Rs 35 crore in a Series B round of funding from a discerning investor like Info Edge (India) Ltd.Read More

Info Edge invests $6.5M in Canvera

28 August 2012, India’s leading online photography company, today announced that Info Edge, owner of, made an investment of $6.5M (Rs35CR) in the company. Info Edge has made a number of investments previously in companies such as Zomato, Meritnation, MyDala, PolicyBazaar, 99labels etc but this is their largest investment to date. Read More

Bala Parthasarathy, Co-Founder of Snapfish, joins Canvera’s Board

15th February 2012, India’s leading online photography company, today announced that Bala Parthasarathy, one of the Co-Founders of Snapfish, has joined Canvera’s board as an advisor. Bala founded Snapfish in 1999 and was with the company through its acquisition by District Photo and an eventual sale to Hewlett-Packard. Read More


Canvera launches “Recommend a Photographer” service

3rd October 2011, India’s leading online photography company, today launched a unique service to connect consumers and businesses with professional photographers. This service called “Recommend a Photographer” allows anyone looking to hire professionals to specify their needs on More

Canvera runner up in APJ Photobook competition

25th August 2011

Singapore: was first runner up at the recently concluded 2011 Asia Pacific & Japan HP Digital Print Award's Photobook competition. This is the 3rd time in 4 years that Canvera has been one of the winning teams having won the award previously in 2008 and 2009.Read More

Canvera Announces the Launch of an e-commerce and Social Platform for Photographers

15th June 2011

Canvera announces the launch of Canvera Vivyo, an e-commerce and social platform for photographers. Vivyo enables photographers to leverage the internet for marketing and selling their work, and to collaborate with their clients through an online hosted solution.Read More

Capturing Pictures, Business: The Economic Times

15th April 2011

When cricketing great Anil Kumble, who is also an avid photographer, wanted to preserve the memories of his 20 year cricket career, he turned to Bangalore-based online photography start-up Canvera Digital Technologies. Kumble recently got a coffee table book done from Canvera.Read More

Digital Focus: Canvera – A tale of digital that inspires: PrintWeek

5th April 2011

Dhiraj Kacker, the CEO of Canvera, was 35 when he began Canvera with his friend and IIT batchmate Peeyush Rai. As they made the decision to establish their own business, Kacker and his wife quit their jobs in the United States and moved to Bengaluru to begin the venture they were going to call Canvera. Kacker had worked in the digital imaging and photography industry for 19 years. He holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering with specialisation in Image and Signal Processing, and had worked in one of the United States' leading digital imaging services: Read More

Canvera Shakes Up Photography Market; Ecomm Platform On The Cards:

8th March 2011

After entering the market with printing of wedding albums, Canvera, a Bangalore-based digital imaging firm, is now leveraging its technology infrastructure to offer more to the photographer community. It is now launching an e-commerce platform for photographers called Vivyo.Read More

HP Provides Jump-start for Canvera's Success: Business Wire

7th March 2011

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HP (NYSE:HPQ) today announced that Canvera, India's first nationally branded professional imaging service provider, has selected HP solutions and services for delivering consistent, high-quality printing services to customers.Read More

All yours for a crore:

3rd February 2011

Not very long ago wedding photography was just a black and white affair with enthusiastic relatives wielding unwieldy film SLRs. But things have changed with photographers being paid up to Rs 1 crore to cover a single wedding.Read More

Case Study: How Canvera leveraged credit line from HP Financials Services

January 2011

The demand for professional photography in India is enormous with weddings driving more than half the industry. One factor is the demographics. India has over 1.1 billion people and is a young country—half of its population is under 25 years of age. Around 10 million couples get married every year Read More

Canvera coverage by Asian Photography's Show Daily, Photofair

6th January 2011

Canvera, the online photobooks and album printing company for professional photographers and consumers alike, looks poised to take on the new year with newer challenges and opportunities supported by their effective business model. We quizzed Dr. Dhiraj Kacker, CEO and Co-founder, Canvera about their participation in Photofair 2011. Read More

No income for nearly a year - Dhiraj Kacker: ET Wealth

10th January 2011

More than 19 years of working with start-ups in digital imaging and photography. Seven US patents to show for the effort. I decided in 2007 it was time to use the experience and expertise to turn decision-maker. Around the same time, my friend and IIT batchmate Peeyush Rai presented the idea of establishing our own business. Read More

Always at Your Service - Canvera: Smart Photography

7th January 2011

With the emergence of online printing and digital photo albums, many companies are getting into this genre, and Canvera is a prominent player in this field. Mathew Thottungal converses with Dr. Dhiraj Kacker, CEO of Canvera, to find out about the company's strategies.Read More


The bottom of the pyramid demands more research: Economic Times

26th December 2010

What if you heard of a physician who gave you the wrong medicine? You would certaily feel disrespect and hatred for that person. The same treatment would be meted out to a tailor who took wrong measurements and gave you an ill fitting tuxedo or a chef who tried to create fusion between lavender and black pepper -- not worth the mention if you are in a laudatory mood. Read More wins TiE-Lumis Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards for 2010

22nd December 2010 was today declared the winner of the TiE-Lumis Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards 2010 at the TiE Entrepreneurial Summit 2010, one of the largest entrepreneurship symposium in Asia. Currently in its 3rd year, the Excellence Awards are aimed to not only recognize the idea but also the effort, innovation and passion of the entrepreneurs who have braved the odds and made a mark with their start-ups. Read More

Canvera looks at integrating photo apps with Facebook, Twitter: MSN

17th December 2010

Online and mobile photography solutions firm Canvera today said it is working on applications that will allow users to upload their photographs on social networking sites Facebook and Twitter. Read More

Inside Indian e-commerce Bazaar: The Times of India

22nd October 2010

As chief revenue officer in the country's first-ever low-cost airline, Air Deccan, John Kuruvilla had an unusual brief. Instead of a budget to spend on marketing activities, he had a list of items that he had to derive revenue from. This included selling advertising space, marketing food and gifts, both within and outside the aircraft. Read More

Customised photobooks breathe life into photo biz: The Economic Times

4th September 2010

NEW DELHI: The Great Indian Wedding still has all the swish, colour, camera, lights and action, but one thing's noticeably different: The way the story is told. Memories of the event are no longer bound to garish, unwieldy photo albums that are later shipped to family. Version 2.0 of the wedding album's here, and photos are set in slick 'photobooks,' complete with visual effects and customised packaging. Read More

Freeze Frame: Entrepreneur

July 2010

Photos tell a story and it is only apt for stories to find their way to books. When Dhiraj Kacker and Peeyush Rai got together with a desire to start something on their own, a business around photography was the quest. While Rai was an avid photographer, Kacker had a background in digital photography, thanks to his work at US company Shutterfly, which was in the business of creating photobooks, cards and calendars.Read More

India's hottest startups: Business Today

27th June 2010

BT's hunt for promising start-ups this year unearths gems with a difference - business models that survived a recession which felled many a giant. Canvera has been selected as one of the hottest start-ups in India as part of this feature by Business Today.Read More

'Wide Angle' Review by Mathew Thottungal: Smart Photography

May 2010

One of the foremost exponents of fast spin bowling and also a distinguished former India captain, Anil Kumble, is arguably one of the few cricketing legends, who has worn the Indian cap with grace, dignity and patriotism. Even though he has retired from national duties, yet his determination and aggression is still evident, in the way his leadership qualities have more than mentored the Royal Challengers of Bangalore in the IPL league.Read More

Canvera - A Digital Imaging Services Company Targeting Wedding Market Needs

13th April 2010

Canvera is a Digital Photography company (HQed in Bangalore) servicing the needs of professional photographers all over India. The company's flagship products are high-end customized coffee-table-book that professional photographers buy to service markets such as weddings, fashion, private and corporate functions, corporate brand books etc. Read More

'Wide Angle' Review by Gulu Ezekiel

31st March 2010

Apart from being India's greatest match-winning bowler, there have been very few cricketers who have worn the India cap with such grace, dignity and patriotism as Anil Kumble. It has been nearly two years since his retirement from international cricket, though he is still making his mark in the IPL.Read More

Making moolah out of people's emotive memories: Deccan Herald

1st April 2010

Emotions are invaluable. Thus, preserving memories attached with emotions, in a way one wants, is not inconceivable. And with photographs being the traditional and widely used medium of preserving memories in physical form, the want for customisation has always prevailed.Read More

Big idea: A new way of presenting photos: Brand Wagon, The Financial Express

23rd March 2010

After spending over a decade and a half in the US, college buddies Dhiraj Kacker and Peeyush Rai wanted to do something of their own. They chose to set up shop in India, their own country and also, a fast growing market.Read More

India's first Wedding Photography Awards receives a record response of over 8000 entries!

19th March 2010

The Better Photography magazine in association with Kodak conducted the first ever grand scale award to recognise the 200,000+ strong wedding photographer community in India. The inaugural edition of the Kodak-Better Photography Wedding Photographer of the Year awards was being held at the Hyatt Regency, Mumbai on the 19th of March 2010. Says Madhavan Pillai, Editor, Better Photography, "Wedding photography is an oft misunderstood, oft underestimated profession.Read More

Mallya, Warne unveil Kumble's memoir of 'off-the-field' cricket photography:

18th March 2010

As Sachin Tendulkar relates in his Foreword, Kumble, the man with the camera, would tell his teammates, "As long as I am in the team, you will have no privacy." Read More

Talking to Anil Kumble about 'Wide Angle':

18th March 2010

Spanning close to two decades, Anil Kumble's career has seen the different ups and downs of the Indian cricket. No bowler in history won India more Test matches than Anil Kumble, for the man represents the terms: match winner and a fighter.Read More

Warne releases Kumble's book: Yahoo! Cricket

18th March 2010

Bangalore: Spin legend Shane Warne on Wednesday released Anil Kumble's book "Wide Angle" - a collection of off-field pictures shot by the former India skipper. Read More

Warne releases Kumble's book: The Hindu

17th March 2010

Spin legend Shane Warne on Wednesday released Anil Kumble's book 'Wide Angle' - a collection of off-field pictures shot by the former India skipper. The Australian cricketer recalled his long association with Kumble at the launch, organised at a city hotel here.Read More

Kumble's Wide Angle Promises Perfect Ten: Deccan Herald

17th March 2010

That there is an ace photographer lurking inside Anil Kumble has never been a secret. On Wednesday evening, his first photographic compilation, 'Wide Angle', was released at a touchingly memorable function by his great mate and fellow leg-spinner Shane Warne.Read More

Anil Kumble's most treasured passion exposed

March 2010

Royal Challengers Bangalore proudly presents Anil Kumble's Wide Angle that brings together the great player's abiding passions - cricket, photography and wildlife. It gives a glimpse into the lives of his contemporaries beyond the boundary and our wild animals within theirs.Read More

The multi-million wedding album photo-op: DNA Money

January 2010

Indian weddings, over the years, have been an ideal launch pad for innovative business initiatives; as in the case of IITians Dhiraj Kacker and Peeyush Rai, who started Canvera Digital Technologies, a digital imaging solutions provider. Canvera has changed the image of wedding albums, replacing bulky and heavy albums with swanky photobooks. Read More

Canvera awarded "Best Innovation in Technology" for bringing Professionalism & Innovation to an unorganized market

January 2010

Asian Photography magazine awarded the "Best Innovation in Technology" award at their recently concluded annual awards held alongside Photofair 2010 in Mumbai. The award was given to recognize the professionalism and innovation Canvera is bringing to a highly fragmented market.Read More


Record breaking 30K+ submissions on for Better Photography's annual contest

December 2009

Online submission through for Better Photography's annual photography contest "Photographer of the Year" and "Young Photographer of the Year" have broken all past records for submissions. For the current year's contest more than 30K+ entries were submitted online through the specially designed microsite. in addition to about 10K+ submitted through offline channels.Read More

Canvera hires Aditya Kothari as VP of Sales

15th December 2009, India's fastest growing online digital photography company, recently hired Aditya Kothari as Vice President of Sales. Prior to Canvera, Aditya worked as VP of Sales & Marketing at Alcan where he not only rapidly grew sales but also established Alcan as a leader in its category.Read More

Canvera coffee-table-books chosen to present Best of Marie Claire Fashion

4th December 2009

A remarkable collaboration between Marie Claire India, the celebrated fashion magazine from the The Outlook group, and Canvera will be unveiled at the Marie Claire Made in India Fashion Awards at The Leela Kempinski in Gurgaon. Canvera will be presenting The Best of Marie Claire Fashion, a finely curated, limited-edition coffee table book of fashion images by India's famous photographers. Read More

Industry Opinion - Dhiraj's interview with Smart Photography

November 2009

Consumer spending has slowed down; it is at a much slower pace than what it was an year ago. However, it isn't surprising that photo majors have really struggled to eke out profits, or just break even, during the last couple of years. But, some photo-imaging players have managed to thrive amid the gloom and Canvera is one such classic example. Read More

Better Photography's annual contest goes online with

September 2009, India's fastest growing online photography company has been chosen to be the online partner for the fifth edition of the Better Photography Photographer of the 2009 Awards. Published by Infomedia18 Ltd, Better Photography has been the leading photography magazine in India and South Asia for over twelve years now. Read More

Chronicle your life on a Coffee Table: Midday

22nd September 2009

An online photography company now helps you treasure the special moments in life by binding them for eternity in a coffee table book. It's yours within 48 hours of having placed the orders, and designed to remain in the family for many generations to indulge and enjoy.Read More

Canvera Supports Anand Seth's Photography Show

August 2009

Committed to setting new photography standards, Canvera - India's fastest growing digital photography company - recently hosted a photography exhibition for ace lensmen Anand Seth at Cibo. Saluting beautiful women achievers, Canvera conceptualized a comeback show for Anand Seth where the photographer showcased photographs of 10 leading women. Read More

Preserving Memories: The New Indian Express

20th August 2009

Even as the ongoing economic slowdown may have affected the business sentiment and expansion plans of many companies, Canvera Digital Technologies is bullish about its future. Read More

Freeze moments: The Statesmen

20th August 2009

Expressions and memories fade. So, memorable moments have to be captured and locked into albums for posterity. How did you look like three, twelve, eighteen, thirty or more. Read More

Now Get Yourself a Coffee Table Album: The Pioneer

18th August 2009

How many times have you picked up a coffee table book at the bookstore and marveled at its design, picture quality layout and the grand way the subject matter is dealt with? Now can get the whole experience personalized - have the pictures and experiences of your wedding, traveling, wildlife tour, adventure trip - any moment you want to cherish, recorded in a form of coffee table book, or better still a coffee table album.Read More

Innovative Photo Gifting Concepts: Wedding Affair

August 2009

Canvera has introduced innovative photo gifting concepts with beautiful and international award winning coffee table books, memory books and calendars for weddings. Read More

Giving the photo call: Business Standard

10th August 2009

One fine morning in 2006, Dhiraj Kacker received a phone call that changed his life as an employee with a successful start-up in the Silicon Valley. At the other end was his buddy Peeyush Rai coaxing him to come back to India to start their own business. And, Kacker didn't think twice.Read More

Framed, For Life

10th August 2009

Marriages are made in heaven, but weddings happen here on earth, and memories of the wondrous occasions are relived over and over again through pictures - whether black and white or, as they are today, as elaborated as the wedding itself.Read More

Photo Glossy

9th August 2009, an online digital photography company, promises to present your photos in a coffee-table book. You can have your book ready within 48 hours of having placed the order, says the organisers. Read More

Canvera Announces Opening of its Kolkata Office

4th August 2009, India's fastest growing online digital photography company, announces the opening of its sales office in Kolkata. This is Canvera's 7th sales office in the country. The office will be headed by Arunava Chaudhuri who joined Canvera after stints with Reliance Money & ICICI in various sales capacities.Read More

Minibook review by Asian Photography

4th August 2009

"I feel they [Canvera] are the best. Things are best left to the professionals"Read More

Supplement on Canvera with Better Photography's

June 2009

Bring Your Most Precious Memories to Life with Canvera's Lightweight Coffee-table BooksRead More

Canvera Wins Asia Pacific & Japan Award 2nd Year in a Row

15th May 2009

Canvera. com, India's fastest growing online digital photography company, was given the Best Photobook prize for the second year in a row at the recently concluded Asia-Pacific & Japan HP Digital Print Award 2009 in Beijing, China. The photobook category attracted more than 50 entries from the APJ region.Read More

Canvera Announces Opening of Ahmedabad Office

28th August 2009, India's fastest growing online digital photography company, announces the opening of its sales office in Ahmedabad. This is Canvera's 6th sales office in the country. This office will serve as the hub to serve the entire Gujarat market.Read More

Canvera Announces Opening of Chandigarh Office

2nd April 2009, India's fastest growing online digital photography company announces the opening of its sales office in Chandigarh. This is Canvera's 5th sales office in the country. Read More

A shot at success: Deccan Chronicle

20th March 2009

It took over 15 years for Dhiraj Kacker and Peeyush Rai to realise their dream. A dream that rested on the other side of the camera lens and resulted in the birth of Canvera Digital Technologies - India's fastest growing online digital photography company.Read More

Canvera on expansion spree - Dhiraj's interview with Asian Photography

March 2009

Even as the ongoing economic slowdown may have affected the business sentiment and expansion plans of many companies, Canvera Digital Technologies is bullish about its future. Currently having offices at Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Delhi, the company is planning to set...Read More

Supplement on Canvera with Better Photography's issue

February 2009

Bring Your Most Precious Memories to Life with Canvera's Lightweight Coffee-table BooksRead More

Canvera to add more centers:

8th January 2009

Digital photography company Canvera Digital Technologies plans to expand its centres. By the end of the next financial year, the company will have close to 14 centres across the country. At present, it has centres in Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Delhi.Read More


It's a treat for photo buffs: The Hindu

27th August 2008

This is a great opportunity for those who love photography to get acquainted with all the equipment related to the art under one roof. Photo Expo and Sign show 2008 an exhibition of photography equipment organised by the Villart Exposition opened on Friday.Read More

Canvera adjudged best Photobook in Asia Pacific & Japan

27th August 2008

Singapore- Canvera Digital Technologies was the winner in the Photo Book/Coffee Table Book segment at the Asia Pacific and Japan HP Digital Print Awards 2008. The award was instituted to recognise outstanding achievements and innovations in print and packaging across Asia.Read More

Photo expo grabs eye balls: The Hindu

5th July 2008

It was indeed a shutterbug's paradise at the 'Photo Expo and Sign Show 2008' and 'Broadcast and Film Expo 2008' that was held at People's Plaza, Necklace Road on Friday. Read More

Online photo printing startups target pros: LiveMint

20th June 2008

Late last year, Palak Jhaveri, owner of Sanat Jhaveri and Co., a photo studio in Ahmedabad, was grappling with a six-year-old problem. Ever since the 50-year old studio had taken to digital photography in 2001, Jhaveri had been facing "deep trouble storing wedding photos".Read More

Canvera raises Series A Funding from Footprint, DFJ & umbai Angels: Content Sutra

5th May 2008

Canvera, a Bangalore-based digital photo startup has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in a round led by Footprint Ventures, reports VC Circle. The Series A round also included Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Mumbai Angels and two angel investors from the UK. With a desktop application... Read More