All About Tripods

MeFOTO GlobeTrotter Travel Tripod Kit

Many photographers casually set up the tripod and use the various tilts and adjustments in a haphazard way. It is preferable, however, to be more methodical in setting up the tripod, if time and situation permit, to provide precise positioning of the camera and the greatest possible stability. ~ Ansel Adams, The Camera On our … Read more

Tips to Tack Sharp Photos

Brahminy Kite at f/8

In my Earlier blog I had briefly described how to get sharper photos for closeups. Many of you have asked me to give much more detailed tips to produce sharper photos. Here are few tips to get sharper photos. Use the sharpest aperture of your lens – All camera lenses have their sharpest result at … 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

Moon Over Panjim Church

Moon Over Panjim Church

That whole day was spent testing Tamron 150-600 lens review of which you can see in my last blog. When returned back to my hotel at Panjim I was very tired. For dinner we went to a old classic Goan restaurant next to the Panjim Church. After ordering food gazing up the sky, I noticed … Read more

Faking a Sun Trail

Faking a Sun Trail

Two days back I posted this curious picture which looks like sun trail on my Facebook page and asked my friends to solve mystery how it was taken. This resulted is a flurry of answers, few were nearer to truth and few were very far fetched. All in all it was a great exercise in … Read more