It Pays to Know Your Equipment

Three weeks ago, my MacBook Pro crashed. It had seen a year of good service, and because it was my first ever Mac, I’d just about set it up to workexactly the way I wanted it to; and it crashed. The Apple service provider in my city said that the logic board had died, and…

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More Portrait Resources!

I hadn’t checked out Photography Voter before I made my post yesterday, about how you’ll get better expressions if you can get people to look at you “through the lens”. I just did, and look at what I found. Just on the first page! A whole bunch of posts about Portrait Photography! 5 Tips for…

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Chennai Photowalk #4

Photowalks are fun. I know this. I’ve been in the practice for ages, but it was only recently that “jargon” was applied to it. Now that it has, there are a lot more organised “photowalk” happening. Apparently I’ve been missing a bit… Especially in my home-town, Chennai. Now, Chandrachoodan of Selective Amnesia has been quietly…

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Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III

Canon today announced their replacement for the 1Ds MkII, the 21.1 megapixel EOS 1Ds MkIII. The news of the USD 7,999 camera was splashed across amazon.com pages for a while before some details went offline. However, engadget managed to get some screen shots. Apparently the EOS 40D has been announced too. Go to dpreview.com for…

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Point n go shoot

by The JohannEspiritu™ Hi there… I need a bit of help; for a change, I need you, yes YOU… to share some information with me. It doesn’t matter if you’re new to photography or not, your opinion is welcome. What information? Well, do read on… All these years I’ve been taking pictures with SLR and…

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What happened to the post?

…well, life happened. I’ve been quite busy, running between two, no, three photo-shoots, post production of the photographs from those photographs and a website design that needs to be completed in a hurry. I have just not had the time to post here, and may not be able to for another couple of days. However,…

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It has got to connect

Photographs have an unnatural power over people. They create an image, taking reality and amending it according to the wish of the photographer. When you take a photograph, remember this. The photographer is all powerful. How your subject is interpreted is based on how you take the photograph. The lighting, the background, the colours, they…

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