Tag Archives: Photography

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#PP1 – A Bad Monitor!

This is my first post about Post-Processing. I have been resisting on posting anything on post-processing because I feel that this is a topic that would be better suited to the video format of blogs […]

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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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Manual Exposure/Exposure-Lock : Flying Birds and more

So how does one go about planning to shoot birds in flight? There are times when you actually might want to turn the dial to ‘Manual Exposure’ for this one.  Getting a Bird in Flight […]

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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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Where is the Light Coming From?

Where is the Light Coming From? Using light well is a trademark of most successful photographers. Lets take a slightly closer look at one of the key components of light. Its direction! There are four […]

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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 Foreground Block

In wildlife photography, everyone craves for that fantastic creamy smooth background. Comments such as  Lovely Bokeh What a background Smooth BG Clean nice BG do the rounds of social media every minute. I have also […]

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Red Light Photography

Before you digress too much, this deals with the time of the day when the sun appears almost RED. Have you ever given it a thought why this occurs only in the late evening or early mornings?  […]

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A Wildlife Photographers Graph

So this one is not about any technical details or fieldcraft about photography. It is more of how I see photographers today. A typical graph of the growth of a photographer in their own eyes […]

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Don’t Cross the Circle too soon!

Now what the hell does that mean? Imagine the following scenario :  You meet someone for the first time and that person comes and stands barely a foot away from you and starts talking. I […]

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Heat Waves!!

There are a lot of parameters that photographers need to keep in mind while out on the field clicking. Here is one of the lesser known ones. On my last tour to LRK (Kutch – […]

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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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What Settings did you use?

How often have you asked/heard this question? Compare it with – ‘Very interesting use of light, how did you decide on this perspective?’ It is quite probable that you wouldn’t have heard the second question […]

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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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