Create Panoramas in Lightroom

Parròquia de Santa Teresa del Nen Jesús Interior Panorama

Lightroom is one of my preferred tools to stitch panoramic images. In the past one would have to either use Adobe Photoshop or third-party software such as PTGui to stitch panoramas, with the latest versions of Lightroom, one can easily stitch a single row or multi-row panoramas directly from Lightroom. In this article, I will … Read moreCreate Panoramas in Lightroom

Create animated GIFs using Photoshop

Select frames in Lightroom

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 moreCreate animated GIFs using Photoshop

Wine Bottle Post Processing tutorial

Wine Bottle Post Processed Final Image

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 moreWine Bottle Post Processing tutorial

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 moreFocus Stacking a Landscape

Four Factors to Improve Your Macro Photography

Flesh Fly

The fascination for macro photography is similar to the obsession astronomers have with the sky; there is a vast unknown yet to be discovered. You don’t necessarily need the most expensive equipment, but you do to go looking for your subjects. Look around you and if you are not seeing anything worth having a closer … Read moreFour Factors to Improve Your Macro Photography

Depth of Field in Macro Photography

Head shot of Weaver Ant

Macro photography is an area where depth of field is an extremely crucial factor. Here the weaver ant (Oecophylla smaragdina) carrying moss in its mouth is captured at f/10. Why so much of this photo is blurred in the photograph above? It’s not due to poor focusing technique. If you look carefully, you’ll see that … Read moreDepth of Field in Macro Photography

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