Photography techniques for capturing better photos and Image post-processing steps for enhancing the captured photo.

Sea of Galilee, Tiberias – Time Lapse

Time-lapse photography is a technique whereby the frequency at which film frames are captured (the frame rate) is much lower than that used to view the sequence. When played at normal speed, time appears to be moving faster and thus lapsing. For example, an image of a scene may be captured once every second, then […]

Singapore train – Tilt Shift Photograph

  This is a Tilt Shift photograph of a train in Singapore. This photo has been captured using my mobile phone and processed on my PC. The tilt shift effect applied here is a purely Digital Post processing technique. I will be providing the detailed steps for achieving this effect in my next edition of […]

ISKCON Bangalore – time lapse video

Time-lapse photography is a technique whereby the frequency at which film frames are captured (the frame rate) is much lower than that used to view the sequence. When played at normal speed, time appears to be moving faster and thus lapsing. For example, an image of a scene may be captured once every second, then […]

Photographing Sunsets

Capturing a sunset with both the Sun and the surrounding scene in one exposure is a challenge. Here I have presented some example sunset photographs and the hurdles I had to overcome to capture the same.

Aerial photo of Maldives Island

Camera settings to be used for capturing and post-processing Aerial photos. An example aerial photo of a Maldives Island shown in this post.

Canon Photomarathon competition

Photo contest in Bangalore sponsored by Canon: Photographs judged based on three photo themes provided at the venue – 90 minutes per theme.

Auto Contrast, Auto Levels and Auto Color

A short introduction on basic Image processing techniques – Auto Contrast, Auto Levels and Auto Color.

Photographing the Moon

A Supermoon is a full or new moon that coincides with a close approach by the Moon to the Earth. According to astronomers, on March 19 2011, Saturday, the moon was 3,56,577km away from the earth as compared to 3,64,000km, because of which the moon would be 14% bigger and 28% brighter compared to normal days.

Image Post Processing Workflow – Mounted police HQ, Mysore

On the way back from one of my (many) photo shoots at Chamundi Hill, I chanced upon the Mounted police band (KARP – Karnataka Armed Reserve Police) performing in abandon. Though it was a disciplined routine for the performers, the music emanating was splendid. Fortunately I had on me my tripod which I setup in […]

Monkey statue @ Monkey forest, Ubud, Bali

A Monkey statue covered in algae at Monkey forest, Ubud, Bali. I have started this new section in my website – “Image Manipulation” – where I intend to talk more about Photography than about the subjects being photographed. I am but a beginner in this vast field. Here, I will try to share some basic concepts […]