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Personality of a photographer?

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I have always faced this question " What personality traits do photographers have" Beginners often keep asking this question like what makes the photographer different from other people, what kind of attitude he must carry on.   According to me, every photographer creates a different known space in the world of photography by adding his creatives, different thoughts, a different aspect etc.  "Photographers need to be artistic, meaningful communication through his photographs, original creative ideas and all he expresses his true expression. He is well able to influence others"  A few important things need to be followed by all the photographers. He need not be conventional. Must work in a professional manner and convince others with his creative photographs Must respect his photography kit and always keep maintaining the kit because sometimes your maintained kit also express your passion.  He must pursue a good character and behave nicely, professionally. He mus

Smartphones are far-away from DSLR photography

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I hope you all are aware of smartphone's camera advertising, how the smartphone manufacturing companies are selling their smartphone by mentioning the advantages, features of the mobile camera's photographs. It really surprised me. But, they are right at their place of selling because taking photographs from the smartphone is now trending. Smartphone users or new users always ask the first question to the seller, How is the camera quality, picture quality, pixel? etc. Mobile manufacturing company exploring new features every day to attract customers.  Now smartphone's picture quality is improving day by day, companies are launching new camera features to attract the customers.  But, can we say that DSLR cameras are fading out of the market? No, NOt at all. Over a period DSLR's picture quality, features, angles, ISO sensitivity, speed, processor,  camera body's durability, weather shield etc are really improved or much improved and become handier and u

Shapes, Texture, lining, Symmetrical etc

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Building with exteriors line and shot diagonally Dec 19, 2019 Sometimes we ignore the interesting subject and content by passing away. We never thought, observe, explore closely those interesting subjects coming towards us or we are passing through those subjects. We always try to shoot beautiful things or common genres like portrait, travel, wildlife and other known photography genres. But that's our job to find out, explore the beauty, interesting forms from the unusual subject. I tell you honestly, once you start observing, noticing the building's exterior, Road's turns, forest's trees curve, the texture of the leaf, stone, mountains etc. I am sure you will explore definitely beautiful communicative images. See the image posted below. It's a texture or a pattern of the hand made chair exhibited in the fair. see the beautiful pattern. Do one exercise, take out your DSLR camera and explore and shoot only texture, symmetrical design, Building architects

Still Life Photography

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Dec 17, 2019 A Still life photography is now fading out, The reason behind this most of the photographers are busy capturing the other world. But I would like to mention here that still life photography's work can be captured at a lower scale or without any other expenses. Remember! The beauty of still life photography is when the weather is not favouring you to go outside and shoot. This time there is possibilities to create a great shot inside the home and along with the best available photography equipment, an available object like Coffee mug, colorful object, food, Glasses, Bottles,  Iron, Hairdryer, shoes, sandals, toys, fruits etc. Now the photographer's job is how he composes, creates the shot by adding things or separating things. Experimenting with the arrangement of the available attractive elements in the composition, Adding bigger things in the background or in the foreground, your aesthetics sense of photography, your photography eye will bring out the be

Get the best photograph

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Dec 14, 2019 Digital photography has proven their best effort to get the best image. Digital photography proved its success to achieve the best results from the past years. Where in the late 50s, 60s, only black & white camera roll (Film) & the normal camera where available for beginner and a professional photographer, and both to shoot under the same roof, only the photographer's effort was different to achieve the best shots. then there was a colour photograph technology invented but this was also the limited photography. Now, we are blessed with Digital technology, post-processing software, artificial light and endless photography equipment and accessories to get the best photographs. I have already mentioned in my previous blogs like better cameras, better lens and other better accessories always exist behind the better and iconic photographs. But always remember we all photographer use these photography accessories and our photography knowledge help us to

A right genre of Photography?

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Dec 10, 2019 What is the right genre of photography to pursue forward?   When a beginner photographer wanted to pick photography as a career. It is one of the toughest questions to answer. Whenever you start looking around you or photography world, you may found different genres of photographers like Fashion & advertising, Industrial, Interiors, exteriors, jewelry, products, wildlife, travel, Bottles & glasses, Food etc. If someone asks you about your specialization or which is your well-covered territory. I guess, there is no answer. How someone can identify the market and its required specialization of photography in the beginning. How do you know your niche in photography? Mark my words,  to become truly the master of a certain genre of photography, It takes intentional practice, detailed knowledge of light & camera equipment, creative eye to understand the subject, reading and writing habit of the latest photography trend. Understanding of the post-process

Ignore photography advice, Please

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Dec 05, 2019 When you enter the world of photography as a beginner photographer. I hope, you must have heard the few important pieces of advice at that time. Being a beginner or amateur photographer we become so confused to follow or not to follow that advice to start photography at a better level.  This article is about to create awareness for beginner and amateur photographers. For example. Beginner photographer must know in advance that 10000 ISO cameras are really required for photography or? It purely depends on the photographer's understanding.  Whatever you have in the beginning to shoot, Like basic DSLR camera along with the 55mm Lens, That's really enough to start with and This helps you to understand photography. Let's understand that advice to ignore, we use to follow in the beginning. you must shoot in manual mode - It is not the perfect mode to shoot for all the photography genres. You have to decide the mode your own, which gives you a more c

Product Photography Genre

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Dec 02, 2019 In this Advertising, retailing, online, eCommerce world, where BIG Brands, Big marketing strategy shaping this world altogether at a different and higher level for the customers.Where one single click can give you varieties of different products as per your requirement for every occasion & need. Behind this big game, the photographer plays a major role too. Your product photograph's catalogue, brochure, leaflet and big poster can also be placed in showroom, mall, airport, metro station to grab the attention of the new customer and visitors.  I am happy to mention that Its a new door opened for product photography genres. Now, all the manufacturer companies, suppliers, vendors, traders etc like to present or sell their product in a well professional and appealing way to attract customer online and other customers. Always remember one thing, every business required photography to sell & promote the product. We all love to see the catalogue, brochure, l

WHY NEED A FLASHLIGHT? (Wrap-up)

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Captured with TTL flashlight in Natural Light. Nov 28, 2019 I hope, All the articles based on the flashlight would help you to improve your flash photography. Finally, I would like to mention a few important points where flashlight support or in which circumstances flashlight is required. Once you are aware of the light situation on where you wanted to use a flashlight to create magic to your photographs. One thing you must know that is, If you are capable of handling natural light then using the flashlight will be the easiest thing to shoot for all the photographers. I know some of my friend photographers who love to shoot in the natural light but scare of using a flashgun. I would like to convey a message to all those photographers, who scare of using flashguns but master of photographing in natural light. Never ever afraid of using a flashgun and Flashgun will definitely improve your photography. Try it. Let's wrap up with the important function of the flashlight.

WHY NEED A FLASHLIGHT? (Backlight Technique)

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Nov 26, 2019 Once you are through with the understanding of the flashlight, I would like to mention one important technique to take your photography level at one step ahead. The technique is nothing but create a stunning light effect to your photographs. The technique name is  BACKLIGHT TECHNIQUE.  This technique always helps you to build and bolster your portfolio also establish you as a professional photographer. You need less photography equipment For creating such a beautiful backlighting effect to your photographs like Two Speedlights or Medium Strobes along with gel, grid and other things to make light soft. Now discuss, how you can create a backlighting effect to your photographs. Always remember, it is only a game of two lights, not more than of it. One is key light and secondary light. Let's understand. Placement of first Key Light  - I guess you all aware of the key light, the first and most important light to create magic in front of the model. But here,

WHY NEED A FLASHLIGHT? (Use of Modifiers)

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Nov 21, 2019 Now understand the modifiers, What is this and why we use this? Do we really need the modifiers in photography?  This first job was to understand the flash, start practising with the flashguns. Now we are planning to move one step ahead and that is how we can correct and create the light with the help of MODIFIER. What is MODIFIER - Modifier is light accessories, which sit or work in between your subject and the flashlight or any other light source. The job of modifier is to reduce, correct, create the amount of light that falls on or reaches to the subject. Also, the Modifier adjusts the light exposure and quality of light to get a perfect shot. Professional Output - I suggest all the beginner photographers or those never ever heard the word of the modifier. Please start practising and see the difference. Using light modifiers can transform your images from good to wow factors and highly professional image. remember one thing flashlight is a small light s

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