On Thursday, 26th December 2019, almost the whole of south India witnessed Annular Solar Eclipse. I was fortunate enough to be close to the path of the Annular Solar Eclipse. Even though my home town was just outside the path, I went to Mangalore which was just an hour’s drive to capture this spectacle. This … Read more Annular Solar Eclipse 2019
Adobe’s Lightroom Classic is an incredibly powerful tool incorporating perhaps 80-90% of all the tools that we photographers generally need. There are however times, when we need to do some post-production work in Photoshop, perhaps working in layers, maybe for the content-aware tool, whatever the reason, we need to be able to move cleanly from … Read more How to Properly Transfer Images from Lightroom to Photoshop and back!
Last week’s blog I posted an animated GIF file showing the slipped runner at the Kambala. Since many have asked how it was done, here is the tutorial. You can check the final GIF above. For this to work effectively you need series of photos which are relatively stable. Handheld burst shots I used worked … Read more Create animated GIFs using Photoshop
I conducted a very productive and successful, Product Photography Workshop on Sunday, 23rd July 2017 at Bengaluru. One of the demonstration was on how to capture a wine bottle with a wine glass. This is a classic lighting using a softbox and a diffuser to produce a nice gradient on the bottle. Final result after … Read more Wine Bottle Post Processing tutorial
As a prelude to workshop on Masking in Photoshop, this Sunday, I wanted to share a simple tutorial that has a ton of uses. Clipping Mask is such a technique, that allows you to fill shapes, text, or any other layer in Photoshop with another layer. The result? You can fill text with images, make … Read more Photoshop Clipping Mask
Shallow depth of field can make the sharp subject stand out from the blurred background. If you want a similar effect when using smaller aperture like f/5.6 or f/8 which usually has larger DOF, you need to opt for Photoshop. This is a manipulation of your capture and ethically I do not support such gross … Read more Lens Blur Filter to Create Depth of Field