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Post Processing in Photography- Part I

Post Processing in Photography- Part I

More often than not, the awesomely dramatic photos that you see on the internet are a combination of two steps- Clicking a good composition in good lighting conditions and right camera settings – This blog is more or less about this first step- framing a good composition, using the right camera settings and playing well...
Photographing flowers like the Pros

Photographing flowers like the Pros

Flowers are my favorite subjects. They provide a variety of different perspectives and colors. Here are some tips to make your flower shots look like the pros - Concentrate on the Background I can’t emphasis this enough since it’s one of the most important things to making a flower photo look great. It’s also the...
Accessorize your DSLR

Accessorize your DSLR

  Photography equipment and accessories can vary greatly in quality and cost. If you are new to photography, it makes sense to not invest heavily into pro stuff till you know what kind of photography you are drawn towards. Don’t go and buy the Singh-Ray $300 filter for your kit lens only to find out...
Understanding Depth of Field

Understanding Depth of Field

Depth of Field One of the most important things to learn in photography is the concept of Depth of Field. Depth of Field refers to how much of the picture is in focus. When you focus on a particular subject, other objects in the photo are going to be out of focus if they are...
Shooting (for) the Moon

Shooting (for) the Moon

The moon shot with a 300mm lens on a clear night. This picture was cropped from the original picture Shooting the moon can be tricky but rewarding. Here are some tips Plan your shoot If you already have a composition in mind, you may want to check out the phase¬†of the moon and it’s location...
Silhouette Photography

Silhouette Photography

Statue of St. John of Nepomuk on Charles Bridge on River Vltava, Prague Silhouette of Charles Bridge in Prague Silhouette Photography is a great way to capture the colors of the sky. They are mostly taken during sunset or sunrise. To see some inspirational silhouette photographs, visit the silhouettes that inspire page Here are some...
Macro photography - Background is important

Macro photography – Background is important

Macro photography is a tricky topic and we’ll deal with it in another post as well. The subject of this post is the background. Take this photo by Holger Magnussen, for example, the flowers have a good contrast to the background and the background doesn’t distract from the subject. Remember, the background in any photo...
Photographing Waterfalls and Streams

Photographing Waterfalls and Streams

Waterfalls can be interesting subjects to capture. This photo, taken by Paul Bica, uses a long exposure to capture the water in this smooth silky flow. The exposure for such shots needs to be at least a couple of seconds. Setting the exposure to more than a second during the day time can be tricky....
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