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Manual Mode in DSLR – A Tutorial on How to Use Manual Mode In Photography

Manual Mode in DSLR : In all DSLR cameras, we have auto mode available which can be used to click any picture given lighting conditions are adequate. We also have semi auto mode like A (Aperture Priority) mode where we control the lens opening and camera takes care of rest of of the setting. So, then why do we have manual mode in DSLR?  is  there any specific reason or Auto...

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Understanding Histograms Statistics : How to Read A Histogram in Lightroom

Histogram is quick way to analyze exposure in photography. It helps us to understand how much details each image has preserved. Pixel details should not loose because of dark shadows or due to too much highlight in photograph. In this article we will be Understanding Histograms Statistics and How to Read A Histogram in Lightroom with example.  What is Histogram : Now a days histogram can be found in almost...

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Color vs Monochrome Sensors – Use of Bayer Filter

Here in this article we will see Color vs Monochrome Sensor and what is the use of Bayer Filter in sensor and what colored sensors are made of. We will start with what is sensor and then move on to use of Bayer Filter with detailed explanation and will end this article with actual difference in Color and Monochrome sensor. So, lets start. What is Sensor: A sensor is a...

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PHOTOGRAPHY COMPOSITION RULES – BALANCING RULE OF THIRDS IN PHOTOGRAPHY

Whenever we upload, crop or look through viewfinder to shoot and image, we usually get 9 squares boxes, spanned in 2 horizontal and 2 vertical lines across your screen. The vertical and horizontal lines helps in photography composition which is more pleasing to human eyes and is part of PHOTOGRAPHY COMPOSITION RULES and one of the rule among compositions is RULE OF THIRDS IN PHOTOGRAPHY.  The rule of thirds is the...

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Back Button Focus Explained : Back Button Focus in Nikon and Canon

Back Button Focus Explained : What we generally know since the inception of high end DSLRs, when we half press the shutter button camera focuses on subject and then we press it further to capture it. What if I would say that we have a alternate approach as well for focusing which is far better and flexible than half shutter focusing. Here we will see Back Button Focus Explained for...

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BULB Mode Explained for Beginners : How to do Time Exposure Photography

Here in this article BULB Mode Explained for Beginners and we will also see How to do Time Exposure Photography. Our camera is full of settings, sometime we wonder how and when to use these settings ? How do professional remembers all these tiny details of each thing and actually uses it on time. Its really hard for Amateur photographer to replicate all this thing in real life. Well one thing we...

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SmartPhone Vs DSLR : Comparison Between SmartPhone Camera Vs DSLR

SmartPhone Vs DSLR : Now a days almost every phone is built with 3-4 cameras, Dual on back and 1-2 on front side. They are equipped with great optics and good enough aperture which is very convenient to carry and hold. Then why do we need DSLR ?  Lets explore SmartPhone Vs DSLR and Comparison Between SmartPhone Camera Vs DSLR. Nothing can beat the convenience now a days where everyone...

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7 Best Entry Level DSLR In 2018 For Beginners Under Rs. 40K

Here in this blog we will see 7 Best Entry Level DSLR In 2018 For Beginners Under Rs. 40K. So, If you are here, let’s assume you are already shooting with any point n shoot cameras for a while, like Sony Cybershot or Nikon Coolpix. Or there are chances that you might still be shooting with some high end smart phones like Samsung Note8 or iPhone. These days Smartphone camera...

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Motion Blur Photography : Panning Photography For Beginners

Panning Photography For Beginners : Panning is very simple and very attractive photography technique which depicts “Subject is in Motion”, thats why it is often called as “Motion Blur Photography”. This technique is called Panning and here in this article I will be explaining Panning Photography For Beginners. You just need to set shutter speed, aperture, hold your camera and pan along with moving subject i.e, tracking motion with your...

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Long Exposure Photography For Beginners

Long Exposure Photography For Beginners This type of photography can be called as slow shutter or a time exposure photography because camera shutter is open for rather longer period of time than usual. One can use a slow shutter in a different way, like to blur the moving object, creating a light trails, water waves smoothened or even capturing star trails in sky. You can experiment with different things with...

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Landscape Photography For Beginners

Landscape Photography For Beginners Look Deep into NATURE and then You will Understand Everything Better ………….! Albert Einstein There is something special about wilderness. The beauty of being free and close to nature is something one can hardly explain. This is one of the most fascinating aspect of photography. You can capture the sweet silence around you with mountains, river and sunset creating a canvas that you can only dream...

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Different Photography Styles and Genres Explained for Beginners

Photography Styles and Genres: Photography is one of the most popular hobbies these days. The evolvement of high megapixels camera with good enough sensors in mobile or the dropping cost of entry level Digital SLRs are just helping this to grow faster as it never was. The definition of photography has changed over times with the invent of dual setup lenses on mobile, in-built camera processing, better sensors and image...

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Camera Lenses Terminology, Basics Understanding Camera Lenses

Basics Understanding Camera Lenses Wherever we see lens description irrespective of different brands, we do  always see a long string for numbers and letters and some specific symbols as well. Every manufacturer uses their own term to describe the lens and their mechanism how lens works. Here in this article we will see Basics Understanding Camera Lenses and Camera Lenses Terminology used across different manufacturers. While buying lenses we do...

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Photography for Beginners : How to Get Started in Photography

Photography for Beginners : This blog is about “Photography for Beginners : How to Get Started in Photography”. Here I will be explaining details on how How to Get Started in Photography for Beginners. In beginning we don’t know much about camera and basic terminologies of photography and how all this works together to produce sharp images. It takes time specially when you start from scratch but once you try to learn...

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Beginners Journey From JPEG to RAW : Why You Should Be Shooting in RAW

Journey From JPEG to RAW : Shooting RAW or JPEG is a question that every photographer faces, no initially but may be after some period. Initially we do not really care what file format we are shooting in, we just shot image and upload pictures. But once you get deep into photography you will get to know why most professional are shooting in RAW mode and in which scenarios JPEGs...

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Difference Between DSLR vs Point and Shoot vs Mirrorless Cameras

The advancements in digital cameras over last few years is quite unprecedented. Until now, if someone wants to upgrade from a point and shoot cameras, you would have to look at DSLRs only. But now, with all the advancements in technology, a growing number of young professionals are looking at mirrorless option too. They prefer mirrorless because it has less bulky and quite compact design and a great advancements over...

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Choosing Your First Lens for DSLR: Buying Guide for Beginners

MY FIRST LENS: Lenses generally has bigger impact on your picture than your camera itself. From Zoom lenses to prime ones and macro lenses. Every lens has its own significance depending on subject and what you are capturing. Such as you can not click macro images using zoom lenses (unless you use in-conventional technique 🙂 ), you need dedicated macro lens for macro photography. Before we go ahead with lens...

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Things to Consider Before Buying DSLR Camera : Camera Guide for Beginners

Things to Consider Before Buying DSLR Camera Here in this article we will see Things to Consider Before Buying DSLR Camera : Camera Guide for Beginners. If you are shooting with your point and shoot camera or with high megapixels mobile cameras since long time and Now you feel they aren’t doing a good job.  You want something more from them but they are not able to deliver those, that’s...

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Pillars of Photography – Understanding ISO for Beginners

ISO In Photography : This is the third pillar in Photography and one of the three components which controls exposure or the amount of light which reaches to image sensor inside camera.  It has international standard to measure sensitivity meter across all cameras. ISO is the measure of the camera’s sensitivity to light. The lower it is, the less sensitive your camera is to light, and vice versa. Sensor captures more...

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Definition of Shutter Speed : Shutter Priority Mode Explained in DSLR

Definition of Shutter Speed : Definition of Shutter Speed : Like its name, its a physical shutter which opens and exposes camera sensor to light, and then closes as per your shutter speed. The length of time that shutter keeps open is called the shutter speed and also sometimes referred to as ‘exposure time’. We generally measures this in seconds. The shutter speed scale is generally half or double of...

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Pillars of Photography – Understanding Aperture for Beginners

Understanding Aperture for Beginners Its one of the 3 basic pillars of photography, other two are ISO and Shutter Speed. Aperture is a opening or a hole which control the amount of light reaches  to its sensor. It also controls the depth of field in your picture like whether you want a landscape shot where background and foreground both are super sharp or in other case you may want to shot...

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Basic Parts of DSLR Camera and Their Functions

Basic Parts of DSLR Camera and Their Functions with Pictures Whether you have a Digital SLRs or point and shoot , these camera parts will inevitably be found on most cameras. After getting hold of any camera, you need to know the name of the different parts before you start using it. A proper understanding of the names and functions is the primary step towards improving your photography skills. Here we...

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Focusing Modes In Photography Explained for Beginners

Focusing Modes There is no standard definition of focusing in photography. In layman’s term we can just say its a technique where subject of photograph should be sharp enough to distinguish from rest of the image. Here in this blog we will understand Focusing Modes In Photography Explained for Beginners. Its more like, the part of photo which you want to see should be super sharp and apart from this rest...

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Understanding White Balance In Photography:Different White Balance Settings

WHAT IS WHITE BALANCE :  Have you ever wondered why sometimes everything is so yellowish, blue, orange or purple in photograph which looks very unnatural. This means you have not selected the correct White Balance as per the current lighting situation or scene. Here in this blog White Balance we will be Understanding White Balance In Photography and Different White Balance Settings in a camera. Understanding White Balance In Photography : Like this...

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Exposure Triangle Explained for Beginners : How Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO Works Together

What is Exposure Triangle Exposure Triangle Explained for Beginners : How Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO Works Together. The most common standard term used to define how Aperture, ISO and Shutter speed are related, is known as Exposure triangle. One must balance all these 3 factors to get the desired result with properly exposed image. All 3 terms are inter-related to each other and changing value for one might affect other as...

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Exposure Compensation Meaning : How to Use Exposure Compensation In Nikon

Exposure Compensation Meaning : In this article we will see in detail Exposure Compensation Meaning and How to Use Exposure Compensation In Nikon. Exposure Compensation functionality is the most underrated feature in most of the camera, even with point n shoot. Most people hardly understands this feature or even if they know they don’t use it much. Exposure compensation allows us to increase or decrease the exposure of a picture. Literally, you are...

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How to Get Correct Exposure – Camera Metering Modes Explained

How to Get Correct Exposure : Exposure is a complex thing, each small setting and the outer conditions may affect your final photograph.  Here in this article we will see How to get Correct Exposure and different Camera Metering Modes Explained. There could be a possibility where your photographs are underexposed or overexposed with your finest settings, if that’s the case then maximum chances are that you have not selected...

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A Beginners Guide on How to Get Started With Photography

This blog is all about “A Beginners Guide on How to Get Started With Photography”. Everyone starts their respective journey differently. The same thing follows for photography as well. Not everyone starts photography or show interest towards camera right from the schooldays. Some starts as a compulsory lesson in college or through a online/offline photography classes or some just gets motivated from others or by seeing any shots from NatGeo...