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KYC #7 : How fast can your camera click

The Modern day DSLR come with some astonishing figures in terms of how fast they can click. For those of you who are unaware about your cameras capabilities, here is what you want to look […]

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KYC#6 : Why aren’t all my focus points enabled?

Let’s assume that you have a camera which claims that it has 51 focus points.    You attach a 300 f/2.8 on it and you can select any of the 51 focus points. So far […]

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KYC #5 : Lock it up – Mirror?

There are a lot of features in your camera that we do not use often and don’t know much about. Today we talk about ‘Mirror Lock-up’.  Did you know that your camera comes with a […]

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Are you on Aperture priority?

Most of the people I come across in the field seem to be using Aperture priority. So is that an issue? No not really, not unless you do not know why you are on Aperture Priority. A […]

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KYC #4 : What does the Histogram say

Graphs and numbers sometimes can be a little intimidating. Histogram is one graph that is anything but that. If I can understand it, I’m sure most people can. Let me try and explain what I […]

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The Monsoons and your Camera – Part 2 : Rain

Here is the 2nd part of my Camera Care in Monsoon series. If you haven’t gone through the first part, do check it Here. For this part, we concentrate on Rain. Rain is a time to pack […]

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The Monsoons and Your Camera – Part 1 : Fungus

The monsoons are here and it’s time to take start taking special care of your equipments. Its not a time to forget them and keep them under lock. Believe me its one of the best […]

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KYC #3: Why doesn’t my Camera Auto Focus & Focus Preset/Memory

Todays blog post covers two topics. One for people just starting  off with photography and the second for the more experienced ones. So let’s  start with the basics first and then look at advanced ways […]

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Bring Back the Sky in your wildlife images

Photography is all about adding your own perspective to images and today I would want to talk about the Sky and how it can bring about a different perspective. Now, we all know the beautiful […]

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KYC #2 – Why is an f/2.8 lens called faster than f/4

The 70-200 f/2.8 is said to be a faster lens that the 70-200 f/4. What does this mean? Well, the most common answer that I have heard is  – ‘it gives faster shutter speeds’  Lets take a […]

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KYC #1 : Highlight Alert

The KYC series is going to be a set of mini-blogs where I talk about some features about your cameras. I hope this helps people use the camera better. Lets start with a practically useful […]

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The Lying Histogram ?

The Histogram comes in a variety of flavors. The one that is most famous and mostly used is the luminosity histogram. Take a look at the following image and the Luminosity histogram that accompanies it. […]

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Camera Froze? Panic Attack!!

Imagine you are on the field and clicking something when suddenly the camera hangs. It just stops responding. Looks like a piece of stone and definitely behaves like one. What do you do? Well, firstly […]

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Exposure Compensation – The Mood Changer

“Dial in an exposure compensation of -1” If that statement doesn’t make much sense to you, then I think it is time to hit the books.  If it does make sense and still if you […]

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Ground Level – Why?

So why does one click ground-level images? Simply put it gives you more pleasing backgrounds, but the question is ‘Why?’ Why : Often in my workshops and tours, I keep requesting people to ask ‘WHY’ […]

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