Photographing Melbourne in 2018 – Happy New Year!!

Photographing Melbourne in 2018 – Happy New Year!!

Wishing you a Great New Year, A fun filled 2018 Hope 2018 is treating all of you well enough in all respects!! Much like every other year, this year also has the same set of seasons except the global environmental change which is making its impact more visible. However, the major change in my life is in the location. . […] More

1 Square Inch Sensor

1 Square Inch Sensor

Is 1 square inch sensor a legitimate format? There has been evolution of sensors used in digital cameras and many sensor sizes are presently used by the manufacturers like Canon, Nikon and Pentax. The most popular 1/2.3″ CCD or CMOS sensor still is the smallest and used across a wide range of compact cameras. Rise in the demand for performance […] More

Teaching Photography

Teaching Photography

Once upon a time I had been involved with many academic institutions in my home town and around it and in many discussion forums relating to photography. Most of the times everyone wants to learn basic procedures. The question which is asked very commonly by people around having a DSLR is that which lens should I buy in this given […] More

Does an SLR make you a true professional photographer?

Does an SLR make you a true professional photographer?

The basic question In the world of art the debate on the content and form is quite old. Every day there is a new facet to it. The interleaved relationship of content and form in the context of medium has been discussed to a great depth by several artists and art critics. How much does a form or content depend […] More

Burn Gym – Architectural Photography

Burn Gym – Architectural Photography

Architectural Photography Assignment Architectural Photography had been one of important interests for me. This time Noor(Noor Dasmesh Singh) commissioned me to shoot one of his projects. For more information about Noor please visit his website www.noorarchitects.com. On 15th of month(March 2015) Noor, Amarbir(Gym Owner) and me, all of us drove down to gym in afternoon. In the month of March […] More

Mega Pixel Number and Truth Behind it!

Mega Pixel Number and Truth Behind it!

Hi Again! Did you listen about the new Canon 5Ds and 5Dsr launch, I am sure you did.. The dream of having that camera having more than 50 Mega Pixels is almost realized if you have gone ahead to make a booking or ordered one already. I did not buy one of those till now and I do not think […] More

Cloudy Day and Soft Light!

Cloudy Day and Soft Light!

A cloudy is day often regarded as a great opportunity for getting nice portrait pictures! The well-established reason is soft quality of light. Yes! Clouds make light relatively soft but it is important to understand that how the same light coming from the sun becomes soft because of a clouds. The distance of between Sun and the Earth is huge, […] More

The Standard Lens!

The Standard Lens!

Standard Lens! looks like a simple term but often turns to be a bit complex to understand. The cameras available in the market from several manufacturers vary not just in their shapes and sizes but more importantly in the size of the imaging device placed at the centre of it. Many times the megapixel number misleads one to believe that […] More

Light Meter Calibration

Light Meter Calibration

Working in a studio with a friend few days back I realised that both our light meters were reading the same light differently. I was wonderstruck and felt that either one of the meters is defected. We chose to pick a new meter which was Sekonic L308B and its reading matched my friends light meter readings and then it was […] More

Tribute to film rolls. .

Tribute to film rolls. .

I begin my blog with a gentle tribute to the dearest film and the film rolls with 24 exposures which marked my start in the Photography world. Way back in year 2004 March 30th, my first SLR Nikon N75 with battery pack MB-18 was a gift from my brother(Abhishek Kathuria – Senior Scientist at present) which was then bought with a […] More

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