Tag Archives: wildlife

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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