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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

Not to fill the entire FRAME

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What is fill the frame - Please view the above posted photographs of the building (INDIA)  See every corner of the photograph which is fully packed of the building content. There is no breathing space in the photographs. But that does not means the photographs has lost their inner beauty and not able to convey the message. It may be unique style of the photographer. I have see 1000s of photograph where filled photographs broken all the rules and regulation of the photography boundary. But filled frame overcome on the subject sometime exploit the subject and sometime introduce the wow factors of the photographs.  But, I am sharing the information on Not to fill the frame . It is purely photographer's decision while shooting the subject that shoot with filled frame or not to fill the entire frame. Both framing has its own advantages. Framing is the main key who bring out the message of the photographs. See below posted photograph. Not to fill the entire frame has few good advanta

Don't get everything in FOCUS always

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Sometimes every beginner photographer try to shoot everything in Focus, means the photographer is more interested to capture  foreground, middle-ground, background in focus. But, following the same framing, same style might have bored to your viewers. Nothing new creative aspect for photographer. Now we have the technology that can help us to keep the main subject in the focus and rest can be out of focus. This techniques always help us to choose the main content of the subject and sometimes only the fraction of the subject  All my readers must plan one day of shooting with wide-open aperture means f/2, f/4 maximum. please stop shooting  at f/7, f/9 or more etc on that day. You have to shoot only in wide open aperture technique. This technique will introduce you with hidden aspects of photography. It will help you to groom as better photographer. Let's have a look on the advantages of the wide open aperture shooting.  Advantages of wide-open aperture  Wide-open aperture will alw

QUICK editing TIPS for mobile photos

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  Nowadays shooting yourself from your mobile has become a TREND or in Trending. There are new youngsters are using mobile at their best or Smartphones are now the best buddy for all the youngsters. With whom youngsters loves to get up, sleep, roaming, picnic or everywhere where ever they are spending their time or life. From fun point of view, study point of view, off course self shoot point of view, the SMARTPHONE  has reserved their space in everybody's life. No smartphone No Life especially for the youngsters and Nobody has control over this. Enjoy with it but cautiously.  Today this article is about to edit your mobile photos. I have so many known youngsters who demand to know how can they edit their photographs and how they can look more good in their mobile photography. Especially girls are more keen to know about these feature because they shoot themselves frequently as compares to boys.  Let's follow few mobile editing tips( Find out editing option in your mobiles)

Working from the home (WFH) as a PHOTOGRAPHER

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  As we all are suffering through the COVID pandemic, compelled ourselves to work from home. Sometimes doing things without our interest become our first priority for our life, family etc. We all know that there is no way out, we have to suffer, cop up with this situation. One of the topmost priorities that we have to protect ourselves from this covid virus as we know that one infection can pull all the family members into an infection, that's the dangerous factor of the pandemic situation. Now, This article is for only the photographers. When you are suffering through the lockdown situation and you have to work from the home then you need to follow these tips to utilise your free time for a more productive time. Sometimes free time is a treasure because it teaches you a lot about your bright future.  Let's follow these tips Write down all the necessary things to do ( Learning, reading, watching videos, writing blogs, marketing emails, photography tips, explore new ideas etc

The Next level of Photography

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  What is the next level of photography -There is always a requirement for betterment in your photography career. Every stage of photography demand betterment in the form of upgraded photography equipment, upgrade in your photography education, upgrade in you composition, creative aspects, framing, and top of it how you understand your project, subject etc to deliver in a different way to your viewers and clients.    There are end numbers of beginner photographers or other professional photographers, who never change even their old lenses, old technology cameras and running on the same route track. No advancement for betterments in their photography career.  Let's discuss few important points that help us to take our photography career at a better level. Keep changing your style, composition, framing, creative aspects. Repetition of all the content may give boringness to your viewers.  Must have varieties of the lens to shoot your subject, sometimes shooting with the same lens w

The Myth about Photography Career

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Whenever you start your career in any stream then there is always a possibility to meet those people who may advise you bitter to better options. Sometimes you meet those people's expert advice, those are not expert in the same career in which you like to pursue. There are hundreds of examples you may get to deviate you from your target job, dream job, dream business etc. Sometimes your own parents may insist you joining their business, In India, there are lacs of examples where the son has joined their parental business forcefully. Sometimes children do not have options too. When I started my career as a photographer, I went through the same phases of trauma. There are many people who do not support you, sometimes they do not even listen to you. You have only one option left, Listen to everybody and choose your choices. Let's bring out those obstacles when you start your business. Obstacles Waste of time and energy, Photography has no future  The market has full of photogr

Hand-Handled wildlife shooting

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  I always mentioned in my blogs that every photographer must carry or use a tripod for a better photography career. but here some things are pretty opposites that I ever mentioned in my blogs. There are few photography genres were carrying a tripod is a headache, unnecessary accessory etc. Wildlife photography never allows a tripod to carry and use. Carrying a tripod for wildlife photography may create some issues. let discuss those issues when carrying a tripod.  Tripod's issues  Carrying a tripod is an extra weight on your shoulder, which may make you tired soon A tripod can distract you to capture animals, birds and other species Sometimes you do not get a better place to settle your tripod fixing and unfixing a tripod consume more time, energy and sometimes you spend the whole day adjusting the tripod.  A tripod hardly supports you to capture better shots in wildlife photography. Well. when there is no tripod required to shoot wildlife animals then hand-handled photography

Capture PORTRAIT in the natural light.

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As I always preferred and advise to shoot a portrait in natural light. I always admired natural light as my favourite light for the correct, great and impressive exposures. Here I would like to mention that portrait shoot in natural light creates MAGIC and Marvellous Photographs. But there are end numbers of beginner photographer always scares of HARSH Light and other un-controlling situation. But if someone is looking for a better career option in photography then controlling the situation is your win-win situation and will elevate you for the better photographer. There are end numbers of excuses are given by the photographer to avoid portrait in natural light. Let's understand the excuses. Who will take the location's permission to shoot? Model's Protection issues for the outdoor shoot? Who will handle other public, who may interrupt the shooting?   Handling photography equipment and other accessories are a headache Heat may spoil the model's make-up etc every time

Explore MORNING LIGHT's charisma

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  Most of my student, beginner photographer always ask one common question, 'Which is the best light for photography" The answer is, Morning light is the best light to shoot travel, landscape, even portrait, models, etc. Even film shoot are always shot in the morning light.   It is not only my opinion but it is a universal truth. Every filmmaker, photographer, videographer etc always preferred to shoot in the morning light and It cut your cost also. If anybody looking for serious photography, videography etc then start experiment with morning light. Morning light is a blessing for photography, If anybody is capable of handling natural light, morning light then no one can stop you to become a better successful photographer. Now let's discuss why morning light is better and why we need to choose morning light to shoot.  Let's discuss the few important things to choose better morning light. No pollution/No Dust - When you reach a spot to shoot in the morning. Before th

Observe, Shapes & forms in photography

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  Shapes & forms are quite interesting and confusing topic to understand. But it is highly in-depth content of the photography. I am sure hardly a photographer ever discuss this topic to understand photography better. Every scene contains both shapes and forms because everything is a mixture of both, which is more interesting for a photographer that matters for him to capture. Let's discuss both the concept in little details to clarify the confusion of both. Shapes -  A two-dimensional ( length, breadth but no depth)  outline of the subject or object that you capture. Light coming from the front and fall off on the subject, make more flat and two-dimentional image. See the below-posted image, an example of a two-dimensional image. Forms  - Forms is also connected somewhere with the shapes, A three-dimensional ( length, breadth, and depth .)  aspect created by lights and shade is called forms whears as light falls off on the subject from right, left side or sometimes light f

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