To really do justice to this topic, one will have to answer the question of what is a “snapshot” and what is a “photograph”As defined by Wikipedia, A snapshot is a photograph that is "shot" spontaneously and quickly, most often without artistic or journalistic intent. A snapshot can be a photo of anything. ‘They are commonly technically “imperfect” or amateurish’ (Wikipedia). They are usually shot with varying quality - out of focus, composition,... continue reading
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It has become customary for youngsters to photograph and share the pictures of food on social media websites. It is debatable as to what drives us to do so, but it is satisfactory.Instagram is one of such famous spots for people to upload pics of pizzas, coffee, pies, burgers, etc. The ease of doing so is that one does not need specialized photography tools; your mobile device is good enough to deliver a good picture quality.Today, we will take a look over a list of tips for capturing your perfect... continue reading
First of all, At the intro part I would like to share some essential information about a butterfly so that you could know more better and generate some more interests in them.Butterflies are beautiful insects and there are thousands of species in habitats all over the world, so the capacity to photograph them is endless. Butterflies often have intricate designs on their wings in addition to different color combinations. In order to photograph a butterfly you need the right equipment, plus lots... continue reading
Ever felt frustrated because you’re unable to get out of a vehicle to take photos while passing through beautiful and interesting places? Fear the bluurr no more and join me clicking away on the move! These shots are some of my favorites – perhaps not absolute technical perfection but often unique. Here’s what works for me with a DSLR…Image: Denali National ParkGetting Ready for action:1)You want to freeze all motion - especially your own - so set your camera to Shutter... continue reading
If it happens to be in the northern or southern part of the planet or if your travel plans take you in that part of the world, you may have a chance to photograph Aurora. Also known as Northern lights (Aurora Borealis) or Southern lights (Aurora Australis), this phenomenon is a spectacular display of lights in the sky. It is created by the interaction between the solar winds (a stream of charged particulars discharged during the solar storm that travels towards us) and... continue reading
Have you ever wondered how to shoot a lightning? Tried, but no success? Here are some tips that will make you a lightning chaser.First, gather the necessary equipment. Apart from a camera with a preferably wide angle lens, you will need a good, stable tripod and an optional remote shutter controller. Second, find a location. The action will take place mainly in the sky, but the rest of the scene should be interesting too. Think of the lightning as the main star of your show and find an interesting... continue reading
Every continent has its picturesque hits. These places swell with tourists and photographers, while other beautiful spots stay yet to be discovered. If you choose to explore such offbeat pearls, you will find that they have more authenticity and ambiance. After all, fewer travelers mean fewer crowds, traffic problems, and touristy gimmicks.CubaWhen they say “carnival”, you say “Rio de Janeiro”. However, many countries have their unique carnival tradition. Carnival of Santiago de Cuba is one... continue reading
Fall is one of the two seasons (the other is sprind) where shutterbugs go wild as nature bursts with vibrant colors from gold to red. The cue is to go where the trees are. But not just any trees. Oaks, maples, beeches, sweetgums, yellow-poplars, dogwoods, hickories, and some of the tree varieties with leaves changing colors are the fall season approaches.Takachiho Gorge, Miyazaki, Japan Takachiho Gorge is a triangular gorge leading to a 17 meter high Minainotaki waterfall flowing... continue reading
I like to read quotes about every aspect of life and I have found some related to photographers that I liked very much. I this post I will share with you all some of them. Maybe you know them, maybe you don't, but I hope you will like them and it will be like a breathe of fresh air and will inspire you. People say a picture worth's a thousand words. “Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.”— Ambrose Bierce "A camera is a save button for the... continue reading
Photography was so expensive before, with films to be bought and then processed and printed. Now with the digital cameras it has become so much cheaper. Photography being my hobby, the day I got a digital camera , I began clicking and still do.Out of the many photographs clicked at different places, I selected a few and uploaded them. When one got selected I would be pleased and happy.This photography clicked in Madhya Pradesh in India was my 100th Photograph to be accepted for sale online.... continue reading
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