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Different points of view

We have got used to many normal things in our daily life,but ignore their beauty. This year’s Spring Festival I went back to my hometown and shot some pictures around me, but at a different time and under a different situation with a careful consideration and i got some pictures much more beautiful. continue reading

Bird Photography

I've always been interested a lot in observing birds. Sitting with a pair of field glasses or binoculars and watching out for a single little bird for hours and hours...that was when I was 12 years old. Now after 6 years I can combine it with photography and get some decent shots out of my hobby. Birds are wonderful. Camera can capture them in such astounding detail that you'd be surprised you saw the birds every day but failed to notice the true beauty of their eyes.I'd like to share some of... continue reading

Beyond the Rule of Thirds; Vanishing Points

The rule of thirds is an indispensable guideline for composing commercial images, but there are other options out there!Have you tried using vanishing points to create perspective in your photographs?This is a concept that is used frequently in drawings and illustrations, but seems to receive less attention from photographers.A vanishing point is a point in an image where lines that are parallel in the 3D world converge in a 2D image.This adds perspective and the appearance of distance... continue reading

Picture sharpness

The sharpness is one of basic factors of a good picture. Factors, which affect it are generally well known – exposure time equal to the inverse amount of the focal length, continuous release control,stable position of the photographer includingfirm camera holding...There are also two other factors, which are not so discussed but can also have an indispensable effect for the picture sharpness:1.Lens with a high lens speed – high-quality lenses are quite expansive. Photographic technology... continue reading

Some points to remember photographing Kids

Photographing children is a difficult matter but if you can produce a good set of photographs you will have priceless, cute,heartmelting and striking moments.1.The closer you can get, you will not regret.2.Get down with your belly on the floor3.Speed is what you need4.Be patient but keep on shooting5.Be creative6.Keep equipment simple and effective7.Keep location simple and familiar8.Good lighting always will do the jobLight The most important point is lighting.... continue reading

The rule of thirds

The rule of thirds in photographic composition is one of the very basic rules and taught to budding photographers and entry level aspirants in the stream.The rule of thirds is a fundamental rule in photographic composition. Basically you align the areas of interest in a composition such that the resulting image draws more interest and reaction. An image can be divided into 3 parts horizontally and 3 parts vertically resulting in a 9 part grid. An intersection point of any of these two lines is... continue reading

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