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Shoot! What You Love

  When you begin photography as a hobbyist, the most important challenge is to face? The challenge is none other than finalising the photography genres. What to shoot? It is quite difficult to choose the photography genres. No teacher can help you to choose.  In this confusing situation, you are the only one to help yourself. It is just like which course to choose after completing your 12th class. Everybody faces this situation at the beginning of his career.  There are a few questions that might have confused you. these questions are mentioned below Which photography genres have more scope Which photography genres demand more investment Which genres will earn more money for you Which location has more potential Everybody wanna choose those genres which may generate more money, more opportunity, less effort, less education etc But choosing photography genres is something very tough to choose. But if we are looking for better future opportunities then we have to go through this. All

A LIVEview always a better option

  There are two things that are inbuilt in a DSLR camera, One is a viewfinder and the second one is a LiveView to preview the images before the shoot. Handling viewfinder is a little difficult as handling LiveView because for viewfinder handling you have to hold the camera and check the preview, it may shake the camera and sometimes you get a blurry image whereas in the case of LiveView, you have to fix the camera on the steady tripod and check the preview and shoot and there is no chance of shaking. A big difference between both options.  In case using the viewfinder, you do not need to switch ON your camera, whereas, in the case of using a Liveview, you need to switch on your camera to preview the shot, technically speaking live view option means,  lifts the mirror, open the shutter, light pass-through the sensor and entire image preview land on the camera LCD panel.  Now this gives a preview of the image and then you decide to shoot if the shoot is convincing to you. It is the be

Look down to explore interesting content

  Finally, whenever we are out to shoot, most of us try to explore the content which is visible in front of our eye level. We try to shoot wide-angle, we try to shoot a close shot of species, we try to capture those which is highly far away from us. We never notice or explore the things which are near your footstep. We never notice those content that is fallen down, which is on the road, land etc. Because we never ever cultivated the habit of LOOK DOWN to find out the interesting content.  This topic is about to look down to shoot. Let's discuss this interesting topic. Be strict to look down to shoot - Plan a day to shoot, finalise the photography kit and Shoot those content that is near to your feet, on the road, on the land etc. make sure you do not shift your focus from down to up. Be strict to your plan and shoot by looking down, exploring down. Once the shoot is done you may found the better content shot for your photography portfolio. see the below-posted photograph which

Give Some Time to the Frame Without the Camera

  Great framing and bad framing plays a major role to create an interesting story for the viewers,  It is purely the photographer's responsibility to create an interesting framing, What is inside the photograph is called framing, whatever content you capture, how do you compose the content in the framing and once captured the shot then what does it speaks to your viewers, Does your photographs really convey the strong message. How long your viewers stay on your photographs. That exercise altogether required for better photography  Let's discuss, how we can improve the framing to deliver stunning photographs to the viewers/clients etc Use your creative hands - There is no need to take out your camera and shoot to know the framing content. Convert your hands into framing style (see above-posted hand image - Image Courtesy Google) and observe all the contents that are coming in your hand frames. Give lots of try to your hand to choose the perfect framing, change location and re

Sell your photos online!

When you are able to shoot better images with all required creatives, technology etc. Now is a time to sell your images online and make some money. It's a good business option, there are end numbers of beginner photographer, they generate revenue through this option. There are end numbers of stock agencies that takes your photos and sell them online. Beginner photographer dream about publishing their images on selling portals and look for fame etc.   Stock photo agencies are a pretty simple way for anyone with a relatively large photo archive to earn money with their hobby Few photo selling agencies are mentioned here Getty Images There are more agencies that exist on Google, you can find it out later. These photo selling agencies use your photos to publish for a publishing house, railway stations, advertising boards, PR and other best place to show your unique photos.  Beginner photographer must go through the stock photo

How to get better background?

Focusing on your subject, manipulating them into a better appearance is quite common for photography and we all photographer spend most of the time for this job. It's our first requirement to shoot our subject in a better way, there is no harm with that. But how many of you know about creating an interesting background for the subject. If I guess, hardly 2 out of 10 photographers spend their time creating an interesting and great background for the shoot. I have interacted with those few beginners photographer who has completed their basic and advances photography courses but still, they are unaware of this creating background topic. well no problem, life is always a learning process.  The photograph is a mixture of foreground, Middle ground and background not only shooting the subject by keeping it in the middle of the frame. Seriously you have to think beyond that point. this will improve your level of photography. Let's discuss a few important techniques for creating an

Low key light creates moody photographs

As we all know that Light is the backbone of photography, Good quality light creates a stunning photograph that is also true that good quality light creates magical photographs. But there is one more truth that also exists. That is low key light photography also contribute to creates stunning photographs. In a pathway, the photographer must know which light factors will capture a better shot and which shot require low or high key light treatment.  What is low key light photography - A mixture of Low and High key lighting that help to create a mood. We set up all the lights, backdrops to highlight a particular area of subject or as per the shoot's requirement. Shooting low key light photos requires a strong creative eye and technical knowledge of photography and its equipment. I must mention that the Low key light photography highlights the emotion and convey the strongest message of the photographs to the viewers.  The filmmaker, TV serial maker, products, portrait  photography us

Light Leak in the photography

  Sometimes light leak create a big problem when you start post-processing, you do not even know how it has happened and entered into your images. A good article to read and will always help you to save your time, energy and money. This is something carrying an umbrella before rains. WHAT IS LIGHT LEAK - A unwanted glares of any colour shapes, sizes occurs anywhere in the photographs, It may occur in any place of the frame because it is an uninvited guest which ruins your photograph along with your tour. A miscoloured spot or shapes covers sometimes the entire framing of the photographs. The most painful thing, you cannot post-process at all for these problems.  it means all scrapped. see the above-posted image of the famous monument - Safdarjung Tomb, New Delhi. The entire image is ruined.  Important NOTE- when you realize that this light leak problem is happening repeatedly then you must rush to the authorised camera service centre to diagnose the problem with your camera sensor o

Few better tips for Wildlife Photography

  Wildlife photography is an absolutely UNPREDICTABLE photography genre, which is out of your imagination, out of your control and sometimes it is risky also. Managing all your photography equipment + handling safety features + Photography creatives and technicality + photographer knowledge + Animal behaviour etc. These all efforts produce one better image or stunning photographs for your viewers. Whereas few things never exist in other photography genres. There are few important tips, which always contribute better to your wildlife photography. Wildlife photography demand photographer's better requirement and arrangement. If the photographer loses any required thing and action then he may lose/skip the entire wildlife photography.  Let's discuss the few basic important tips before anybody plan to shoot wildlife Less but correct photography kit - We must carry a better lens, better camera body and avoid unnecessary photography kit which increases your responsibility. Choose you

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