It had been planned by the group that we must go on a trip. So, a group of about 40 photographers, varying from novices to professionals, we made our way towards Tamhini Ghat. About 60 kms out of Pune, this place is known for the lush greenery and the numerous waterfalls. It is here, thanks to one of the members, that I got to use … Continue reading TTL: Tamhini Ghat
Eyes, are one of the most amazing of the many god gifted instruments to the mortals. And since we human beings are the curious and innovative kind, its just too much for us to not try making our own mechanical copies of it. The copy may not ever be better than the real one, but it sure as hell comes close to it 🙂 … Continue reading The real and the copy
It is indeed true that with change in perspective, the feel of the object under inspection changes dramatically. True for all animate and inanimate objects. Here, my subject was the boat created by my fellow college mates for the Onam festival which was celebrated just a few days back. The change in angles, made quite some difference. In terms of day to day photography, it … Continue reading Varying Angles
Photographs are generally classified on terms of locations, themes, stories they depict, subjects they focus on, so on and so forth. As the multitude of classifications exist, so are the personal favourites. My favourite is portrait. The main objective of the portrait from my point of view is to portray certain emotion, or a certain feeling through the photo. My model should be the point … Continue reading 10 Hacks to stunning portraits
I have tried out with close up filters and more recently with free lensing. The best close up, macro shots are by the dedicated macro lens, but these techniques get you pretty close too. Check the earlier works here. Here are some of the reverse lensing shots which have got me close, less than 10 cms close to my subject. Have a look at the … Continue reading 10 centimetres or less
M for Macro This is a pretty common term in the photography circuit. A photograph, where we take photos of small subjects, and the photos come out to be bigger than the subjects and in sharp details, that is a macro photograph. For achieving this, there are special lens available. Close up filters, extension tubes and lens reversal are also put to use. Each have their own … Continue reading AtoZ Challenge: PH – M: Macro
Heyy there all, I had been planning to do a close up photo collection of everyday items for quite sometime now and then yesterday I was, enough planning, lets just do it. But hey, neither do I own a macro lens needed for these insane close ups, nor can I acquire one anytime soon (too costly to buy,yet). Should I let it stop me, hell no! … Continue reading Up close
We love the insanely close up photos of insects, showing their eyes, or a tiny ant holding a tinier grain and truly, we are amazed by these shots. These photos are termed as macro photos. Actual definition is a big complicated thing that simply means, photos where small objects look way bigger, magnified, thats all. All lens have some bit of magnification factor in them, … Continue reading 8. Close Up!