Dubai – The Sands of Future

Dubai – The Sands of Future

Our safari driver pointed towards the vast desert vista through the windscreen of our safari Hummer H2 and said with typical native nonchalance – ‘This is what Dubai was about 35-40 years back.’ We had reached the safari venue in a 4×4, gliding over a smooth 6-lane freeway, driving past many exits, interchanges and cross-roads; along the way, we had come across numerous high-rise structures, 5-star hotels and shopping malls; and upon reaching there, we (more…)

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Zoom Burst Photography

Zoom Burst Photography

This article has appeared in the current issue (March 2016 issue) of JetWings, the in-flight magazine of Jet Airways! The Zoom Burst Photography technique can infuse photographs with a burst of energy or dynamism; lend them an abstract, artistic quality or a sense of mystique; or create a focus or strong leading lines that draw the viewer’s eyes to the core subject. It involves zooming in or out as you click an image, which will make the subject ‘burst’ forth (more…)

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The Making of an Image – Image Tech

The Making of an Image – Image Tech

All India Photographic Trade and Industry Association (AIPTIA) has launched a new magazine – Classic Imaging. I have been commissioned to contribute regularly in their ‘Image Tech’ section that is a deep dive into how an image was created. The above double-spread is my contribution in their inaugural issue (January 2016 issue). The text of the same has been reproduced below: The Making of an Image – Image Tech Equipment:      EOS 5D Mark III (more…)

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Hola Mohalla at Anandpur Sahib – Watch Out For Your Camera!

Hola Mohalla at Anandpur Sahib – Watch Out For Your Camera!

This article has appeared in February 2016 issue of ‘Smart Photography’ – India’s leading photography magazine! Hola Mohalla at Anandpur Sahib – Watch Out For Your Camera! I was worried about my photography gear. It happens to the best of us when we step out to shoot the popular Indian festival of colours – Holi. Whether the colour is dry or wet, it is not known to mix well with electronics. Hence, I was justifiably (more…)

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Ice Needles at Tso Moriri

Ice Needles at Tso Moriri

  Equipment:      EOS 5D Mark III   EF17-40mm f/4.0L USM EXIF:                 17mm   f/16   1/125   ISO 50 This shot appeared in my Ladakh Photo Story in Aug 2014 issue of ‘Smart Photography’, India’s leading photography magazine. Ice Needles at Tso Moriri End of May 2013. For us in plains, it was peak summers. In Ladakh, spring was still in the air. Tso Moriri (Lake (more…)

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