Urban Decay Photography

The Evocative Appeal of Urban Decay Photography

We often consider a photograph effective when it elicits an emotional response from the viewer. The image may not necessarily be pretty but it holds our attention and we feel a strong sense of connection. Urban decay photography is the photographing of man-made structures and objects that have fallen into disrepair or have been abandoned. It is so popular, not …

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photographing taj mahal

Photographing The Taj

If there is one single example of architecture that can truly be considered as an icon for India then it has to be the Taj Mahal. Built out of sheer while marble, the building widely considered as the finest example of Mughal-era architecture imbibing Persian, Turkish and Indian architectural styles, is actually a mausoleum. Every year millions come to experience …

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Fun and Effective Night Photography Tips

At night, our surroundings can seem very different compared to during the day. When evening falls, ordinary scenes seem to change, becoming more mysterious or dramatic. With these night photography tips, you can capture images filled with atmosphere and fascinating interplay between light and shadow. Use these night photography tips as your guide: Set adequate exposure settings – when it’s …

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camera light meter

Familiarize Yourself with Hand-held Camera Light Meter

Camera light meters are highly useful when taking photographs since they help you figure out the ideal exposure by measuring the amount of light in the scene.  Most modern cameras have built-in light meters which are usually sufficient in determining proper exposure. But there will be instances when in-camera light meters can become unreliable and that’s when a hand-held light …

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low light photography

Low Light Photography Tips

One of the trickiest issues that plague photographers is the absence of light or to make it a tag easier, insufficient light to shoot pictures in. You would ask what the difference is. Well, absence of light means completely dark and I don’t think there is a camera that can shoot pictures in total darkness. Insufficient light on the other …

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Wildlife Photography-

Discover Wildlife Photography

Wildlife photography is the photographing of non-domesticated animals (and plants). Wildlife has been known to be a challenge to shoot, since wild animals are usually skittish and shy, and many live in areas that are not easily accessible to humans. Still, wildlife photography can be extremely rewarding, especially after you capture fascinating photographs of these creatures as a result of …

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Flower Photography: Tips & Tricks

Flower photography is a highly satisfying photography pursuit, rewarding to both the eyes and to the aesthetic mind that appreciates the natural beauty all around us. Choosing the right time & light Harsh light of the sun always casts an unnatural color tone and suppresses details. Soft light like the one during an overcast day are perfect as the conditions create …

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seascape photography

Tips for Seascape Photography

The sea has a wide range of photographic possibilities. You will find interesting rock formations, incredible waves, the wonderful sky, and beautiful light.  Listed below are a few tips to help you create gorgeous seascape photographs. Research Before you head out to do some seascape photography, do your ‘homework’. Research and study well about your location before you leave for …

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street pictures

Taking Street Pictures: The Art of Discreet Creativity

Street photography is often considered as a discreet art. To put it in simple words, it is an attempt to capture an evolving world around us, through our lenses, while staying completely out of sight. Street pictures are usually captured at a moment’s notice and require patience, intuition, an eye for the ‘moment’, and familiarity with the equipment in hand. …

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Fisheye Lens

Fun with the Fisheye Lens

One of the more unique camera lenses is the fisheye lens, which heavily distorts an image and giving it a convex appearance. Images taken with this lens are easily recognizable since straight lines appear curved. Looking at the lens, it is easy to see why it has been named “fisheye”. Not only does it look like a fish’s eye, but …

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abstract photos

Shooting Household Objects to Create Abstract Photos

Abstract photography attempts to capture images of objects that have been largely removed of identifying marks through careful composition and lighting. Without elements that make subjects recognizable, they are reduced to fascinating shapes, lines, and colors that hook the viewer’s attention. One of the benefits of shooting abstract photos is that you don’t even have to step out of the …

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