Focus Stacking a Landscape

Focus Stacking a Landscape

Here is a simple tutorial to focus stack two photos so as to increase the depth of field in that photo. The photo you see above is the result of such a Focus stacking. Since there are several detailed tutorials available online, I will keep this one as simple as possible covering only the relevant … Read more

Adobe Lightroom for Android 2.0 Review

Adobe Lightroom for Android 2.0

Five days back at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Adobe announced the newly revamped, free, Lightroom Mobile application for Android. With version 2.0 they are bringing a bunch of new exciting new features into this Lightroom Mobile. Since I was conducting Workshop on Adobe Lightroom, Sunday March 6th, I decided to do a brief review … Read more

Eggs and Lightroom Bugs

Probably Metanastria Moth Eggs

These clump of eggs belong to Lasiocampidae family of moth, most probably Metanastria species. The moths are commonly called Lappet moths. It was laid on the blackberry shrub in my garden. I photographed these in the month of February this year using Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM … Read more

Stitching Giant Lappet Caterpillar

Giant lappet caterpillar Lebeda sp.

Giant lappet caterpillar (Lebeda species) is a huge caterpillar belonging to Lasiocampidae family of moths, was resting on trunk of Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) Tree. At 128 mm in length, it was massive compared to other species. It is pale greyish brown in color to make itself looks like a heap of dried vegetation waste. The … Read more

How to Personalize Lightroom

How to Personalize Lightroom

If you’re a professional photographer or if you just like the personal touch, why not personalize your Lightroom interface? Here are two separate hacks which make Lightroom look as though it was specially customized exclusively for you. Let us see how to customize the Lightroom splash screen as well as its Brand identity plate. This … Read more

Photoshop or Lightroom?

Photoshop or Lightroom?

A question which often looms large in many a photographer’s mind is “Which photo editing tool should I use? Photoshop or Lightroom?” For a long time Adobe Photoshop held sway as the de facto image editing software amongst photography enthusiasts. One only has to look at the covers to the various ‘glossies’ to realize the … Read more

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