Silence of The Bridge – How I made that shot

Silence of the Bridge - Ernakulam Bridge

Light trails always held a fascination to me. So when I bought a DSLR, the first thing I wanted to try was creating a light trail.

Ingredients

1. A bridge
2. Camera
3. Wide angle lens (I used my Tamron 18-250mm at its 18mm end)
4. Tripod
5. Courage
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Bokehlicious Smile – How I made that shot

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Remember the article – The sweet angle? This shot was taken keeping those learnings in mind.

Setting

The building opposite was in celebration – a lot of colored light bulbs decorated the entire building. Once the sun went down, the lights created a melange of colors.

Ingredients

1. A patient wife
2. Camera
3. External Flash unit
4. Small wall mounted mirror
5. A building decorated with color bulbs for creating the bokeh
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Gulfu (Prasanth Chandran) – Keep an eye out

Gulfu - Prasanth Chandran - Interview

Prasanth (Gulfu) is a curious amalgamation of talents. He is a public relations professional moonlighting as a photographer trying his hands at various genres – macro, travel, portrait, light painting etc. His colorful creations are hard to ignore. We are super excited to be in talks with the talented photographer who hails from Aluva, Kerala.

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Technique: Travel

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Achim Katzberg – Get out and shoot

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Achim Katzberg, hailing from Mainz, Germany, is a curious mix of a photographer. He is specialized in street and reporting photography along with architecture photography. Its the last aspect of his work that caught my eye in the first place.

He says, “My street photography reflects my great love for people and life in general as well as my fascination for architecture and design. I love to show people in the urban environment in strong compositions.” His works stand as a testimony to his passion. We are super excited to introduce him to our readers.

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Technique: Architecture

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Nirmal Harindran – Smartly Invisible

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Nirmal Harindran has an uncanny eye for spotting the shot, as is evident from his works. Hailing from the city of looms and lores, Kannur, Kerala, Nirmal is a no-nonsense photographer who knows what he wants to do and achieve. Here we are in talks with the talented photographer about his vision, works and mode-of-operation.

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Technique: Travel

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Sam Issac – Handy Macros

Sam Issac Macro Photographer Interview

Sam Issac is a man of very few words. He is a self taught macro photographer from Kerala, INDIA. His clean, bokeh-full works caught my eyes. As it turned out, his style and execution of shots are entirely different from the other macro photographers I have interviewed.

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Technique: Macro

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DSLR Tip — Aperture, Focus and Shutter Speed

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Cristina Beltran

Cristina Beltran is a blogger & writer at CompareHero . She is interested in delivering quality contents in various fields of photography.

Excited about that new DSLR you bought? You should!

With a DSLR, you get a higher level of control than with a regular point-and-shoot camera. Even though a DSLR also has an auto function, which makes it work like a regular point-and-shoot, you can take better pictures when you control the settings of your camera. Let’s look at some ways for you to unlock the many functions of your DSLR so you can take your photo skills up a few notch.

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