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 work exactly the way I wanted it to; and it crashed. The Apple service provider in my city said that the logic board had died, and they would fix it in a jiffy. The “Jiffy” turned into a 3 week ordeal that I will not describe here, but the Mac is back, and Oh! What a joy it is to have it back.Read More »Why You Should Know Your Equipment Better
When you’re out taking street photographs, you’ll sometimes want to capture an image without putting your eye to the viewfinder. Setting your lens to its Hyperfocal distance will allow you to capture fleeting moments that you would otherwise have missed if your camera was not always at the ready.Read More »Tiny Tips 15: Hyperfocal Distance in Street Photography
I’d found that I was restricting the images that I posted on Flickr to a great degree. Now, while that is a good thing to do, and while it does give you the compulsion to show off only your best work, it also makes me restrict my images to under 200 in total and I’ve not been posting much because of that. Now that I’ve jumped in the pool (with a measly $25), I’m going to have to post photographs more frequently, and of course, keep increasingly my image quality.Read More »Upgrade Photographs / Downgrade Equipment? What’s up?
You’re an aspiring photographer or amateur photographer and want to show the world, or maybe just your relatives what you can do with a camera and some good ol’ light. But where’s that brilliant photograph in which you’ve managed to time the shot just perfectly? Lost in the quagmire of shots that didn’t make the cut? Here’s one small tip with an illustration to help you out.Read More »Selecting Photographs: What Not to Show
If you’re using a dSLR, put your left hand below, supporting the base of the camera, with the index finger and thumb positioned to adjust focus/zoom. Support your left elbow with your chest and grip the camera body firmly with your right hand, positioning your right index finger above the shutter release.
One particular post didn’t make it to Beyond Photo Tips when we moved over from Photography Tip. I think it makes sense to re-post it… Read More »18 Quick Lessons from On-Location – Revived
If you know what you like to shoot and what you are really good at Photographing, you also have to know the kind of photography… Read More »Tiny Tips 13: To the Aspiring Professional – Know Where Your Money Lies!
Yes, it’s been a month since the last poll, where you answered the question “How often do you take photographs?” The response was better than… Read More »Poll: What do you Photograph Most Often?
Work towards knowing where your talent – if not your Genius – lies in photography. Decide what you like to shoot. It may be Birds… Read More »Tiny Tips 12: To the New Enthusiast – Know What You Like to Shoot