It’s all about lighting and what to use and when

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Ever wondered how all those lights surrounding in a photo shoot works for a classic output? The following post is all about how and when lighting is managed while you are photographing. As a prior skilled animation lighting artist, and now a photographer, often a lot of people ask me about how and when to […]

Why I prefer ‘Capture one’ than ‘Lightroom’.

In my early days of photography, I preferred editing my photographs in Lightroom and photoshop. Sorting out my photographs was always easy in Lightroom as well as working on the basic colour-correction. The extensive post production works best in Photoshop. When I came across ‘Capture One’, that being better in terms of skin tones, color correction […]

Strobe Stories

Learning the right techniques in photography comes with a lot of trials, errors, patience & hard work, – this lead me in the making of a self taught photographer. For this particular article I have combined a few images from my shoot. Not going in the details of the logistics or any pre-production of the […]

Do you find studio lighting daunting?

Do you find studio lighting daunting? Well it is not if you do it in a proper way. Light is the key element to any photograph, be it Street Photography, Wildlife Photography, Wedding photography or Fashion photography. You can either use the available light or can setup your own light. The article discusses basic lighting […]

using strobe for outdoor Shoot

On any outdoor, bright sunny day, shoot,  one might think using strobe’s would be pointless. With my experience on using strobe’s for any outdoor location has always given me better control on the overall exposure of the image. The natural light coming from the sun is not controllable, but we can always adjust our camera […]

Blur sharpening technique

There are many methods in Photoshop where you could enhance your photographs to look more sharper like shake reduction,sharpen more,start sharpen, unsharp mask. I have tried most of these but was not satisfied with these options.     A few months back I came across a new technique to sharpen the image. I made few […]

8 points to keep in mind while “Location Scouting”

Location scouting is one of the most essential part of shooting on location. The location can often make or break an image, so finding a great one for your clients is a big deal. 8 points to keep in mind while “Location Scouting” 1: Color Palette: Color Palette is to bring about an idea to make […]

20 free fashion books to download from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Did you know that you can download 425 books and exhibition catalogs from The Metropolitan Museum of Art for free? This isn’t April fools, this is the wonderful reality of open culture. I found a wealth of fashion titles full of high quality photos and immediately knew I had to share them with you. Most […]

organization and backup of your images

Photo-Shoots have always been an exciting experience, but the process to get it all organised could be tedious at times! So, here’s an article I would like to share from my experience at a photo-shoots, on how to be more organised and having the right backup of all your data while you are shooting and […]