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Shiva statue in Punjab, Abstract, Abstract photography, ghost bus, others, Punjab, Shiva, Tokina AT-X Pro SD 12-24mm F4 (IF) DX, wallpaper, wide angle lens, Photographer Anurag Jain

Shiva statue in Punjab

Photograher: Anurag Jain

Shiva statue in Punjab

09 Mar 2010 | no comments » Add a comment


I always wanted to visit Dharamshala, and managed to convince few friends to join me to a trip across Himachal Pradesh. The key places on our list to visit were Dharamshala, Dalhousie, Khajjiar, Manikaran, Kullu Manali. This was the place we stopped for our dinner at night on our way to Dharamshala from Delhi. Next to “Rasoi Dhabba” a huge Shiva statue glittered in the dark. A 2.5 sec exposure with a bus passing through the road during the last 1/2 of a sec.

 

This image was clicked using a Tokina AT-X Pro SD 12-24mm F4 (IF) DX lens.
Setting: ISO 200, 24mm, f/4, 2.5 sec


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Adi Jain - Innocence, Adi Jain, baby, Infant, Innocence, People, Portrait, Photographer Anurag Jain

Adi Jain - Innocence

Photograher: Anurag Jain

The innocent artist, explorer, inventor… in a child

03 Feb 2010 | 7 comments » Add a comment


The famous Pablo Picasso once said “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”

 

This probably explains the cubism period of Picasso, where he experimented like a child.

 

My Jijaji (Brother-in-law) said something I will never forget. My nephew was swaying his head left to right with a huge smile as the wind blew at

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Mumbai at night, Abstract, Abstract photography, buildings at night, Mumbai, mumbai at night, others, sea, sea link, wallpaper, Worli, Photographer Anurag Jain

Mumbai at night - Worli

Photograher: Anurag Jain

Mumbai at night – Worli

19 Jan 2010 | 5 comments » Add a comment


Just loved the way Mumbai looks at night. Was travelling from Bandra to CST when I asked the taxi driver to stop the vehicle at the start of the sea link so that I can capture this view of Worli. 4 second exposure at f/6.3 200mm. You must of-course see the full view to appreciate it. Click on the image on the left to do so.


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Cocktail, Caipirinha, Caipirinha recipe, Classic Martini, Classic Martini recipe, cocktail, cocktail recipie, Cosmopolitan, Cosmopolitan recipe, drink, food, food and drink, Margarita, Margarita recipe, Mojito, Mojito recipe, Photographer Anurag Jain

Cocktail

Photograher: Anurag Jain

Cocktail recipies

12 Jan 2010 | 1 comment » Add a comment


This is my 100th photo blog. In 11 months I have uploaded 100 stupid snaps, got about 2,000 visitors (I was ofcourse the biggest contributer for visits for my own site), got 70 comments (half were probably replies from me to those who bothered to comment), and got 90 ratings, and got banned from google images twice for my use of the word fart (not sure if I should have added this word again) and mentioning Richard Bransons book “losing my virginity”. So I decided to have a blast! A cocktail partyeee.. err blog.

 

I did a quick survey; sent out an email and asked

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candle light source, Abstract, Abstract photography, candle light, low light, man holding a lamp, People, Photography technique, Portrait, Photographer Anurag Jain

candle light photography

Photograher: Anurag Jain

Candle light photography. Light source in the frame.

12 Jan 2010 | 2 comments » Add a comment


This shows an example where a low light source is in the frame rather then just the reflected light from the source on the subject. Notice how the viewer attention now alternates between the candle the the person, and since the lamp is more brighter than the subjects face you tend to see the image from its perspective. 

 

Freddie is seen here holding the lamp at Souza Lobo restaurant Calangute.


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Scary, Abstract, Abstract photography, Evil, Ghost, Haunting, light techniques, low light, Neha Bhagra, People, Scary, Scary face, Spooky, Spooky face, terror, Photographer Anurag Jain

Scary face

Photograher: Anurag Jain

Scary face 1

10 Jan 2010 | 3 comments » Add a comment


I once went for a Hindi movie and in one scene right after a murder, on a tree a dead body hung upside down. The camera closed on the face which was pale with the moon light falling on it. The background music was not comfortable at

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Food, food, food and drink, Goa, lunch, marriotts, marriotts goa, meal, wallpaper, Photographer Anurag Jain

Food

Photograher: Anurag Jain

Food for thought

10 Jan 2010 | 2 comments » Add a comment


A happy smiling content fat Luciano Pavarotti once said (with a burp I am sure) “One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating”. Wonder if

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beach - photography with long exposure, bambolim beach, Beach, Goa, Goan beach, long exposure, low light, Nature, night photography, wallpaper, Photographer Anurag Jain

beach - photography with long exposure

Photograher: Anurag Jain

Long exposure for still night snaps

06 Jan 2010 | no comments » Add a comment


For still snaps of an object or a place with low lighting conditions, its fun to do a longer exposure with a low ISO, like this one was exposed for 13 secs, at ISO 100 at Bambolim beach. I also set an open aperture (f1.8) and

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Laughter, Anuja Chauhan, laugh, laughter, monochrome, People, Portrait, Photographer Anurag Jain

Laughter

Photograher: Anurag Jain

Should we tickle a Terrorist?

06 Jan 2010 | 3 comments » Add a comment


Alan Alda once said “When people are laughing, they’re generally not killing each other.”, which makes me think.. “so the solution to our terrorist problem is to catch one and tickle

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Dead branch with sea background, Abstract, Abstract photography, branch, dead branch, Goa, Nature, sea, simplicity, wallpaper, Photographer Anurag Jain

Dead branch with sea background

Photograher: Anurag Jain

Simplicity

04 Jan 2010 | no comments » Add a comment


“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication!” claimed Leonardo da Vinci. This means every simple thing we see is a work of genius in the end.

 

It could be with respect to an invention like of the wheel, simple design, simple to make, but a work of wonder on how its made our lives easier, Imagine riding my bike with Square tires! So

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