So you wanna be a cycling photographer? Sure, it looks like a cool job (it is!), but if you think the magazine editors will line up to buy your poorly cropped, badly lit, blurry shots of the back end of the pack… think again. If you’re standing along the route of a bicycle race and want to get that great shot, here are some handy tips for you. Read the rest of this entry »
The story behind of an African child in Sudan who was starving in a Pulitzer Prize winning photograph is revealed.
Till date, some rumors about Kevin carter piece above are still doing the rounds. A Pulitzer Prize winning photo in 1994 that shows a gaunt little child with a vulture as the background is always associated with the death or the suicide of its photographer.
Rumor has it that the reason of his suicide is because of his guilt and regret for not helping the child and took the image instead and even got an award in a prestigious journalistic event. Read the rest of this entry »
Architectural photography at its best will convey the experience of being in and around a built environment. It is a broad subject, encompassing everything from skyscrapers to shacks. Virtually everywhere we go, we are surrounded by some sort of architecture on a daily basis. Because of this, it should come as no surprise that architecture is such a popular subject in photography.
Despite its diversity, there are a number of principles and techniques which can be applies to most situations. Keeping them in mind at all times will encourage you to think more carefully about your framing, composition, and lighting.
With practice, you’ll develop your eye for architecture photography. This will help you shoot your subjects in a more interesting way, avoiding commonly-repeated compositions and injecting more personality into your photos. Read the rest of this entry »
The 18 megapixel Canon EOS 600D (called the Digital Rebel T3i in North America) is a new DSLR camera that sits above last year’s 550D / T2i at the top of Canon’s entry-level EOS line-up. The 600D / T3i offers a 1,040,000-dot vari-angle LCD screen, a 63-zone metering sensor – identical to the one used in the more expensive EOS 7D – standard ISO settings of 100-6400 (expandable to 12800), and 3.7fps continuous shooting. The 600D’s video mode features 1080p Full HD recording at 24/25/30fps and 720p HD capture at either 50 or 60fps, with full manual control over exposure and gain.
The feature that first makes an impression when you first hold a 600D DSLR is its LCD screen. 600D’s LCD is similar to its more advanced counterpart, the EOS 60D, in that it’s a vari-angle LCD screen. With these types of screens, we can rotate and fold the screen to suit our whims.
Here are a few tips to create unique photographs using the EOS 600D by taking advantage of the new flip screens: Read the rest of this entry »
Canon T3 and Nikon D3100 is the entry level DSLR camera in 2011. Both cameras are selling at the same price (around $599 with kit lens). Both cameras are intended for beginners or people who do not use DSLR camera before, so both cameras are beginner-friendly, small and lightweight. Read the rest of this entry »