As I walked around exploring Manvar resort in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, I came across a shop selling some cool local handicraft items. The clay pigeons lined up in a row were very aesthetic, and I tried a few shots at capturing this. Read More
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180 degree flash bounce portrait
Firstly kudos to Zaver Shroff for such an outstanding pose.
One popular method of using flash is using a bounce method where you would bounce the flash off the roof at an angle so that rather than direct harsh light, a reflected more scattered and even and balanced light would hit the subject. While this works well most of the time, it does tend to love shadows below the eyebrows, and eyes because of the direction of the light as it comes from above from an angle. One method to easily solve this is to choose a spot which has a wall behind and turn your flash in the opposite direction (180 degree) to the subject Read More
Facial expressions and body language are giveaway, I might lie by my words, but my expressions might not.
Clicking snaps of people is interactive and fun. Asking them to be natural in front of the camera is tough at time, and the best way to loosen up is to try an expressions series. It sets a right rapo between the photographer and the model/subject. Smile, laugh, cry, shock, bored, crazy are some of the moods you can use, the more the better. Few tips Read More
The lady in light and shadow
“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 Read More