Masters of Photography – Alfred Stieglitz

Imogen Cunningham, Alfred Stieglitz, 1934

Nearly all the greatest work is being, and has always been done, by those who are following photography for the love of it…” Alfred Stieglitz Alfred Stieglitz (1864–1946) is perhaps the most important figure in the history of visual arts in America. Through his many roles – as a photographer, as a discoverer and promoter … Read moreMasters of Photography – Alfred Stieglitz

Teaching photography to children with special needs

Teaching photography to children with special needs

Last week I took a certification course of photography to children with special needs at Mangalore. I thank Anirvedha & Inwincive Creatives for giving me the opportunity to conduct this workshop. In this article I am sharing my experience, what I have learned, challenges I faced, ideas I could gain, strategies I adopted as well … Read moreTeaching photography to children with special needs

Patterns

Patterns

Patterns are simply repeated shapes, colours or objects, ordered in either regular or irregular formations. As a photographer, using pattern is key to good composition and, when used effectively, can transform an otherwise bland image into something dramatic and eye-catching. Patterns are formulated all around us – in both natural and man-made settings. The key … Read morePatterns

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 moreFotojet – Free Online Photo Editor

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 moreUnderstanding Camera Metering

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