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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

Don’t Get Distracted by TRENDS

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  I hope, In the beginning, we all are impressed by other photographer's profile, style, trend, photography genre etc. While interaction with the beginner photographer, they always discuss other photographer's work and wanted to follow them. It is ok with it because following other photographer's work is not at all wrong. But observe yourself that one day you will be a photocopier rather than photographer. Seriously, At the beginning of the career, we always take inspiration from the renowned photographer and learn from them. But most of the photographer ends up with a photography career because they follow the same photography genres, same rules and regulation, same creativity etc to whom they have taken photography classes, inspiration, and other informative, creative knowledge etc because they think they can be at the same level after some time if they follow the same thing what they have learned. But sometimes breaking rules, trend, creative bars are also known as photo

Show your best PHOTOS from HOME

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As we all know today's situation, we all are suffering through COVID19 pandemic and this has affected country, people, business and all the living things on this planet and hoping for the best solution or vaccination to come out soon. Being a photographer and spacially those who shoot outdoor are suffering too much inside the locked homes because of NO PHOTOGRAPHY at all.  Today I went out to shoot anything which seems interesting to me but sorry to mention that I could not take out my camera to shoot one single photo. Everything was all most closed or things were actually stopped, an empty road along with fewer vehicles, parks were not maintained etc. I have come back with the empty hands.  Well, Let's try to shot from the home and let's discuss what actually we can find to shot in our homes. There are endless subjects are hidden in your home, your room, your store, your roof and I am telling you that can find hundreds of interesting subject shoot buy only you need to expl

Used Photography Gears?

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  As we all know that photography profession is one of the expensive profession. One must face this truth. In the beginning, every beginner photographer suffers through this nightmare that how to buy good and less expensive gear to start with. How to continue this expensive hobby and career for the future. You are not experienced enough to invest in the right photography gears in the beginning and little knowledge always stopped you to buy. What to do in this critical beginning of photography career. Here I can suggest a few better option that can help you to buy better-used photography gears.  This article is based on buying used gears with proper precaution and guidance. Let us discuss this issue and hopefully, this may help beginner photographers.   Buy from the authorised - There are few shops, stores available online and offline both and they sell only used photography and refurbished equipment or gears with 2-3 month warranty, Also, they share all the advantages and disadvantage

Landscape photographs create STORY too

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  Landscapes photographs leave a strong impression on the viewers because landscape photographs always freshen, excite the viewers. But when we talk about landscape photographs creates amazing stories too. I think this might shock you a little bit because we hardly know about this. We have always discussed storytelling photographs of people, portraits, group photos etc. But this time we are going to discuss landscape storytelling images, we will add storytelling factors to our landscape photography. See the above-posted image, I have added small huts in the framing so that my landscape photographs also creates some story.  Let us discuss the few important things to follow, which might have given you extra storytelling content to your amazing photographs. So that you stopped skipping those important content, which can be added to your photographs and can improve your level of photography.  Add or include People or Animal - Adding living element always increase the weightage of the phot

Know the right TIMING to shoot

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  The majority of people believe that Photography depends upon high-end photography equipment, locations, weather condition, photography knowledge and other end numbers of reasons. But how many of them actually know about the major requirement of capturing the great shots. Every photographer has a difference of opinions regarding this,  But every stunning photograph actually based on the RIGHT TIMING.  Finding, waiting and exploring the right timing before pressing the shutter button is called true or right photography.  See the above-posted (top) photographs, it was shot very long back on the location of Golden temple,  Amritsar, INDIA. The flag is called NISHAN SAHIB (auspicious flag for Sikhism). A concerned person, who change the flag's cloth every day. that moment no technicality, no equipment, no other preplanning of photography worked at all. I shot this image from the low angle and captured all the content in one single frame. Here only one thing matters that is called RIGH

PRO AutoFOCUS Settings in the Photography

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  Your camera autofocus system always supports you to freeze the speedy subject, subject's speed does not matter at all because sometimes you shot running trains, buses, car, bikes and every vehicle has their own running speed but that time important thing is to manage your photography gears settings so that you don't miss the shot. While capturing the speedy subject, you must focus on handling your camera autofocus system and how efficiently you set up your autofocus settings in your camera that matter a lot or that will capture the stunning shot. There are good and better autofocus setting in your camera that you should know always in advance so that accordingly you can pre-set your camera setting to avoid any goof-up. Let's discuss the autofocus system to freeze the high-speed subject. Auto Mode - Set your camera/lens, focus dial on auto focus mode from manual mode so that your camera can focus subject automatically. Few photographers prefer to shoot on the manual focusi

50mm Lens really ROCKS in the photography

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  The small lens plays a major or impressive role in the world of photography. I am talking about one of the strongest/impressive lens 50mm, who boost your photography level. The most important advantage of using 50mm Lens, This give a similar perspective to your own EYESIGHT, not even the smallest change. That's why I prefer using the 50mm lens for portrait, product, macro photography and sometimes using 50mm lens in street photography also capture the stunning images. The above-posted image was shot on Nikon 50mm Lens.  A mostly professional photographer always carry this lens in their photography KIT to handle any pathetic situation in a photography project. This lens really creates magic in the photographs.  Let's discuss the advantages of 50mm Lens and Why I strongly advise giving a chance to add this lens to your photography kit.  50mm Lens is quite cheap and quite affordable , even beginner photographer can buy this leans easily. Must buy this lens if looking for drasti

FOREGROUND in the Photography

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While shooting, we tend to forget the empty space, dull content which appears before the subject. It is the photographer's nature that everybody ignores the magic of the foreground. But I tell you that foreground carries a weightage as equal to the background or other important content in the photographs. One thing I would like to mention that complete photographs cover foreground, middle ground and background. See the above-posted photograph which covers the sand, lake and small rocks along with people photographing.  We have so many contents that convert a simple photograph into a stunning photograph. While this conversion foreground plays a major role in the photograph that we must understand while shooting.  Let us discuss this foreground element and how we can shoot better photographs by adding a foreground element.  Notice or observation - When you are planning to shoot travel, street and other photography genres then the first job is to notice the foreground or any place, tr

Fear of MISSING OUT in the photography

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The most important fear always faced by the photographer. This fear urge photographer to make mistakes, downfall in the business, losing the clients and gradually photographer disappear eventually from the market. That's really SAD. Today I am writing this article to wake up the photographer those are distracted from other's decision, other's trends, other's mindset etc.   Most of the photographer follow other photographer's trend, their business diversification, their business model etc. Let's discuss this important fear and try to come out of this if we are truly passionate about photography.  Today's T r e n d s Nowadays the photographers are selling cameras and photography accessories along with their photography business, I know few photographers have taken a camera manufacturing dealership etc to earn extra money. Photographer selling photography classes to new generations, beginner photographers etc Photographer selling new photography post-processing

BEWARE, Share Less online

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  This article is not related to photography, photography's tips and other important techniques to shoot. But this article is really important for those whomsoever are ready to share their photos online without FEAR. Recently I have come across one scaring news (Zee News - INDIA) based on sharing photos online. Now It is my duty to share this information with all my blog reader and my photographer students etc.  Let's discuss this unseen and unexpected problem of selfie lover, beginner photographer etc. Important Fact - Once the photographs (any format) are posted online, social media platforms etc. Those photos can be misused and that material cannot be deleted from online even if you go via legal proces s, you do not even know that legal process can take hell lot of time, energy and money. You must think twice before you post your photos online. Every day 180 CRORES photos are posted every day (Zee News - INDIA) DEEP FAKE - Once the photographs are posted then It is quite eas

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