Street photography assumes a special significance when you are traveling. Generally your trip album consists of pictures depicting famous landmarks of the cities you visited...and that is how you recollect the memories of those cities. But often ignored are the streets and everyday life there... Sometimes simply recalling yourself walking on those streets can bring… Continue reading Street Photography – 5 Ideas To Take Memorable Travel Pics!
One of the main reasons I don’t do much photography at museums is – I believe that serious photography is an art. And, I don’t understand why should I create art simply by documenting another art ... So basically, at places like museums where lots of art is on display, I click photos only for… Continue reading Street Photography – The Everyday Art On Streets!
I believe that photographs should tell stories. They should evoke some kind of emotion in the viewer. That emotion can be of awe, surprise, anger, pity, happiness, love or any other... When you are out there traveling, street photography comes handy to help you record (and thereby recall later) your own emotional experiences and then… Continue reading Street Photography: the Power of Suggestion, 5 examples!
This month started with what was one the most amazing travel experiences I have ever had…and my destinations were some of the finest cities in Europe. Barcelona, Paris, Berlin, Frankfurt, Potsdam, Cologne. They have some of the most stunning palaces, museums and cathedrals. Be it the astounding architectures or their impressive history, all the tourist… Continue reading Travel Photography: Play of Shapes explained with 6 examples!
“Aunty, are they all your pets?” The 16 something girl living next door whose family had newly shifted in our society came to my mother and asked. I was there too. "Pets!!???" I smiled in disbelief. “No, I just feed them!” My mother replied to the girl. While in countries like America gardening and bird-feeding… Continue reading The Guests of Mom’s Backyard!
“Which lens to use is first an emotional decision and then, it is a technical one…” This is my favorite and immediate answer to one of the two ubiquitous questions that keep coming my way- “Which lens should I buy?" (The other one of course being- “which camera should I buy?”) Of course, in the… Continue reading The Lens Project!
We see our world in color and still, black and white images look more “real” than their color counterparts. Why? This question has crossed my mind several times. Recently I happened to read this beautiful quote in a magazine. And I tried to look for one of the possible answers to this question in that… Continue reading The Magic Of Black & White Images!
"There's only one thing I never did and wish I had done: climbed over a fence." -Queen Mary Of Great Britain Have you ever stopped by a beautiful fence just to have a glance at what is beyond it? Or ever stood by a fence, just like that, silently resting your hands on it ?… Continue reading Joy Of Photographing Fences!