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Priya Bhagra - Light and Shadow, monochrome, photography techniques, Portrait, portrait in dark, Priya Bhagra, Shadow, Photographer Anurag Jain

Priya Bhagra - Light and Shadow

Photograher: Anurag Jain

The lady in light and shadow

27 Aug 2013 | 18 comments » Add a comment


“When you look at the dark side, careful you must be. For the dark side looks back.”

Yoda in Star Wars

 

I tried to create the light & shadow portrait which gives a perspective of the clean and dark side of a person. Thanks Priya, for patiently waiting while I adjusted the lights every few mins and clicked away. Your pose was brilliant and could not have been more spectacular.

 

For those who want to recreate this, its very simple, please follow steps below.

 

Requirements: 1-3 table lamps, camera

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Scary face Simi, Ghost, how to capture a ghost, lighting technique, People, photography techniques, Portrait, Scary, torch light, Photographer Anurag Jain

Scary face Simi

Scary face Neha

Scary face Neha

Scary face Saket

Scary face Saket

Scary face Neha

Scary face Neha

Photograher: Anurag Jain

Capturing Scary faces

21 Nov 2012 | 2 comments » Add a comment


Capturing scary images is a breeze. These images were clicked a long time back, and while cleaning my catalog, I came across them.

Here is how they were clicked

 

1. Environment: Night, pitch black environment.

 

2. Lighting: A non flooding source of light like a small torch (the ones that come on a cigarette

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Lady at the beach, Columb beach, lady at beach, lady lying at beach, Model, model photography, model portfolio, palolem beach, People, photography techniques, Portrait, Zaver Shroff, Photographer Anurag Jain

Lady at the beach

Photograher: Anurag Jain

Paused moments

07 Nov 2012 | 2 comments » Add a comment


“Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.”
Guillaume Apollinaire (French poet, playwright, short story writer, novelist, and art critic)

 

Details on how this snap was clicked.

 

1. Preparation: We did not really prepare for this pose. Many a times we just go along with the flow

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Zaver Shroff Portrait, camera settings for portraits, equipment for portrait, fashion, glamour, How to click a Portrait, Image processing for portrait, light settings for portrait, lightroom changes for portrait, model photography, People, photography techniques, Portrait, Zaver Shroff, Photographer Anurag Jain

Zaver Shroff Portrait

Photograher: Anurag Jain

Click a Portrait

15 Oct 2011 | 4 comments » Add a comment


A portrait! What could be more simple and more complex, more obvious and more profound.
Charles Baudelaire

 

Equipment

1. A DSLR Camera (like Canon 550D camera)

2. 50 mm lens (1.8f 50 mm lens), Why this lens? cause this ensures you get a good depth of field. In simple terms this means that some parts of the image will be sharp and some blurred. so eg for a portrait the eyes will be the sharpest, and as you move away the ears will be slightly blurred, and the background will be a lot more blurred. Why is this

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Dim light photography using canon 50mm - Anuja Chauhan

Photograher: Anurag Jain

The 50mm magic

16 Aug 2011 | 3 comments » Add a comment


If you have bought yourself a canon SLR camera sporting the default 18-55mm lens, and are now wondering which should be the next lens you pick up, I seriously suggest the cheap 50mm f/1.8 lens from canon. The reasons are simple

 

1. Sharpness
The Canon 50mm f/1.8 is one of the sharpest lens Canon has to offer, some say even sharper than the expensive 24-70mm lens (which is known for sharpness). However I have noticed that at f/2.8 and

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Vagator beach Goa 180 panorama

Photograher: Anurag Jain
Boat at Anjuna, 149mm, Abstract, Abstract photography, Anjuna, Anjuna beach, Beach, boat, Boat at Anjuna, boat at sea, fishing boat, Goa, Goan beach, ISO 200, Nature, photography techniques, sea, sunset lighting, sunset lighting photography, wallpaper, zoom photography, Photographer Anurag Jain

Boat at Anjuna

Photograher: Anurag Jain

Sunset lighting and zoom

06 May 2011 | no comments » Add a comment


Ok 2 points here, Lighting and Zoom

 

1. Lighting: The sunset conditions offer nice lighting for clicking snaps and no, not of the sunset. Use the sunset light to click other scenes around and see how they come. Notice the shadows in the sea

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Dim light photography of section of restaurant Souza Lobo at Calangute

Photograher: Anurag Jain

Dim light photography

08 Sep 2010 | 4 comments » Add a comment


For good dim light photography 4 things are important. Flash, ISO, aperture, and exposure time.

 

Flash: There are 2 reasons we want to avoid flash.

 

1. Its irritating for others when the flash blinds them. Its also easier for us to click snaps quietly without making anyone conscious or aware that

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