Fotojet – Free Online Photo Editor

Fotojet.com

Most of my friends on social media were ardent fans of online editor Picasa. When Google decided to retire it, several of them had asked me for a suitable replacement online editor. Being a Lightroom addict, I always advised them to go for offline graphic editors. When someone from fotojet.com recently sent me a nice … Read more

Understanding Camera Metering

Juvenile Oriental magpie-robin

Camera determines the shutter speed and aperture, based on its built in Metering. All in-camera light meters only measure reflected light. The problem with all reflective light meters, is that, the reading they suggest is influenced by two variables. The amount of light reflected from any scene or subject, which is determined by how much … Read more

Developing Digital Black & White

Trogon in Black & White

In my previous write up, we discussed Digital black & white Photography. Let us now consider the best techniques for converting a colour photograph to black & white. In-camera digital black & white photography will often not yield the best example of black & white photo, which is why it’s advisable to shoot in RAW … Read more

Introduction to Digital Black & White Photography

The Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi

We see colour photos very differently from black and white photos, because we don’t actually see the world in black, white, and shades of grey. In colour, we’re looking at and discerning things in a scene based on the actual colours we perceive. Colour helps us to differentiate one pictorial elements from another. In a … Read more

6th Foundation of Photography Workshop

6th Foundation of Photography Workshop

Mangalore Photography Club Proudly Presents Sixth Foundation of Photography Workshop This Foundation of Photography Workshop is meant for beginners as well as advanced amateurs to introduce as well strengthen their fundamental concepts of photography. The workshop includes theory sessions as well as practical sessions along with hands on training. Here is the broad outline of … Read more

Depth of Field

Wild male house cat - Rafiki, in my garden

Depth of field (or DOF) is the zone of sharp focus in front of, behind, and around a subject. A photographer decides on the ‘look’ of his photograph by choosing this depth of field consciously. For example, a shallow depth of field results from the subject of interest being in much sharper focus than all … Read more