Five Types of Lighting Used in Photography

Lighting is the key point in your photography. If you are an expert at handling your gears, but have very little knowledge about the lighting conditions, then your expertise is of no use. It’s as good as nothing. In order to capture a good piece of photograph, you need to be a good judge of the lighting environment and how different lighting angles work. Come.. let’s explore 5 types of lighting used in photography. Five Types of Lighting Used in Photography Short Lighting Short Lighting is the type of side lighting, where the side of the subject turned towards the…

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Full Frame vs Micro Four-Thirds

If we talk about camera, its sensor size is the most important factor that we keep in mind while getting a new one. So, today let’s compare two of the most used sensor sizes in the camera industry, i.e., Full Frame and Micro Four-Thirds. There are many factors depending upon which we can see different performance of both the sensors. Micro Four-Thirds is relatively new to market as compared to the full frame and has proved to be a better performer in many of the cases. Let’s have a look at different factors: Crop Factor Full frame camera has 35mm…

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The Exposure Triangle – ISO

Last but not the least, it is time to get familiar with the concept of ISO. Well, by now you all must be expert in adjusting your camera settings depending upon the choice of picture you want to click. So, let’s understand the last element of the exposure triangle and make our click.. picture perfect. ISO ISO refers to the sensitivity of the camera’s image sensor to light. It is the final variable in the exposure triangle which we are going to experiment with. Suppose you have to shoot in a darker environment, in such cases, higher ISO will allow…

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The Exposure Triangle – Shutter Speed

Once you are familiar with the concept of Aperture and are comfortable with its settings, you can explore and experiment with the Shutter Speed of the camera. Shutter Speed How fast the shutter opens and closes can be controlled using the Shutter Speed of the camera. Using the shutter speed, you can control the amount of time for how long the shutter remains open which will determine the time for which the sensor is exposed to light. The more the shutter speed, the sensor will be exposed to light for a shorter time, thus producing a sharper image. Higher shutter…

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The Exposure Triangle – Aperture

Controlling the three elements of exposure, namely Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO can be very confusing at times. Mastering these key elements is the first step to mastering photography. To get the desired result, you really need to understand the exposure and balance out its elements. To get a better and deep understanding, let’s start with the first element of the exposure triangle. Aperture In our eyes, ‘iris’ controls the size of pupil, thus controlling the amount of light that reaches the retina. Similarly, if we talk in optical terminology, aperture controls the amount of light that enters the digital…

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RAW vs JPEG

Today almost everyone carries a DSLR irrespective of whether he is a photographer or not. But not everyone actually uses the device to its full potential. Handling the manual settings and to be able to capture the best of what you see is very important. But in what format are you saving the picture is also equally important. Shooting RAW or JPEG is one of the biggest dilemma that every photographer faces. For some, shooting in RAW is their topmost priority but there are some for whom shooting in JPEG is their primary concern. So, let’s dig in and find…

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Shoot Guru Launches Free Workshop Pan India

In the spirit of National Education Day, Shoot Guru launched free workshops pan India for students who wish to learn the intricacies of filmmaking and photography, use of professional equipment and the know-how of the field. The objective is to bridge the gap between the industry and upcoming filmmakers and photographers. Shoot Guru, a platform for budding filmmakers and photographers provides them an opportunity to showcase their work, talent and skills through the lens. Shoot Guru, founded by Kshitij Sheetak and Kabeer Lal, like any guru, promises to teach and share its knowledge. Through the emerging power of Instagram (www.instagram.com/shootguru),…

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Experiencing Panasonic at Photokina

Amsterdam by Water Cruising along the historic canals of the beautiful city, Amsterdam, the capital of Netherlands in the rainy weather is a different experience overall. The view of the city in Slow-Mo gives us a dreamy feel and the rain pouring down adds to the amazing experience. Experience Amsterdam By Water – shot handheld at 180 fps on Panasonic Lumix GH5, a high-end Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera. Witness the vitality and beauty of life through the shots captured on a moving boat. Panasonic at Photokina We traveled to Photokina. We reimagined Imaging! We succeeded in #changingphotography. At Photokina…

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