Beyond Photo Tips (BPT) is an online photography resource devoted to helping amateur photographers improve their abilities and knowledge. Rooted in 18 years of rich experience, BPT provides comprehensive and user-friendly guides, tutorials, reviews, and articles covering a broad range of toipcs from equipment amintenance and software applications to artistic inspiration and technique improvement.
You’ll come across ideas to improve your photography, tips, and tricks to give your photographs a bit of spice, photography theory that you thought you’d never want to learn, camera hardware reviews, and some photo retouching stuff too – because every photo needs to be finessed… You’ll also find some very interesting byte-sized tips in the Tiny Tips segment.
Some of the content on the site dates back to 2004 when Susheel started writing about photography on BlogSpot (now Blogger). However, the domain name BeyondPhotoTips.com was registered only in 2007; and that’s how this website was started.
Why Do We Write?
We write these articles about photography because we want to share what we’ve learned about it over the years. Photography is a never-ending journey. Over time, we learn that we just ‘don’t know what we don’t know’. As with all art, and forms of creative expression, there is no limit to what we can do with photography, and so we ourselves continue to learn … and to share our learnings with all of you.
This website’s comments, Twitter, Facebook page, and other ‘meeting places’ also serve as a loosely bound community… a place where photographers are welcome to comment and to share their experiences, further enriching our online experience. They’re a place where casual photographers can learn from experienced ones, and where we can learn from our community. We love that interaction! So click on one of the links below … wherever you’re most active, and say hi!
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Susheel Chandradhas is the owner and primary writer on Beyond Photo Tips.
Susheel has been a professional Photographer and Filmmaker since 2007, and owns ColoursAlive – a digital imaging services agency that specializes in Product Photography, Industrial, and Commercial advertising photography, along with video branding for corporates.
Ever since he got his hands on a toy film camera at age 7, he’s been taking photographs and enjoying the process of creating visuals for the last three decades.
He went on to earn a First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communication at Loyola College, Chennai in 2003. Photography and design were very much a part of that education and have helped to fine-tune his aesthetic and visual sensibilities.
Susheel is also a staff writer at Fstoppers.com.
John Sudhakar is a professional photographer based in Chennai, India. His focus is on fashion, resorts, and product photography.
He writes the byte-sized tips we love to call “Tiny Tips“.
John has a background in business and leather product design and has been responsible for creating best-selling garment designs for Germany and Scandinavia before following his passion for professional photography.
These days he is also involved in building customized motorcycles at The Bullet Factory.