STORIES OF THE WEEK
Pixean
Mar 28, 2018
We are delighted to announce the winners of our recently concluded Insta-Open Photo Contest. The photo submissions were across diverse categories because of the open nature of the contest.Here are the 10 photo submissions that captivated our panel of judges.  Photo By: Ayanendu De Photo By: Hemant Kutre Photo By: Saurabha B Photo By: Sidhesh.N Photo By:Arghya Bhakta Photo By:Rajendraprasad Bingi  Photo By: Prithvi Raj Photo By:Nimejaison Photo By:Pravin Kumar Photo By:Tanvi Chadha Congratulation...
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Pixean
Jul 12, 2017
‘Practice makes a man perfect'. This is a quote which all of us have been taught when we were in school.All of us were forced to study Math, even when we did not like just by convincing us with this quote. But, yes the saying is correct. Definitely, practice makes a man perfect, no matter in which field. And photography is a thing which can never improve by learning the rocket science but only by practicing. Photography is something very personal. One can definitelyteach you the techniques of a ...
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Pixean
Dec 20, 2016
Have you ever witnessed light trails, or star trails, and ultra-smooth waters in a fabulously scenic background in any photograph? Then you must have seen a low shutter speed shot or a long exposure shot as some may call it. Long exposure photography means usage of a very low shutter speed in order to vividly capture the motionless objects while muddling or blurring all the moving components.Photography always involves a combination of the aperture, the shutter speed and the ISO. So to get a lon...
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Pixean
Jun 28, 2017
‘Every master was once a beginner' This statement is so true and always applicable on one and all. Every person cannot be a master in any activity just from the first day. Being experienced in any field requires lots of days which are spent practicing. And every kind of experiments makes a person experienced. Pixean is a community of budding and amateur photographers and our family also include professional photographers. And we basically aim to help everyone who is a photography enthusiast to e...
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Pixean
Feb 14, 2018
Street Stories Photo Contest hosted by Pixean received a humongous response. Contest entries depicted the street life across India. Some entries portrayed the hustle and bustle of the city streets while some characterized the tranquillity and peace worn by the streets during early morning hours. The photos showcased variety emotions and the eventful nature of the Indian streets. From a lady bargaining with a fruit vendor to a local ‘darji’ reading his early morning newspaper with his cup of tea,...
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Pixean
Apr 13, 2018
Food – it’s everywhere and everyone loves it. The rise in popularity of social networking sites has led to an exponential growth in the number of food photographers. To add to it you do not need fancy equipment to get started with food photography; anyone with a basic camera or even a good phone camera can get started with food photography. The scope of food photography in today’s world is unlimited. You can find professional food photographers with thousands of followers on Instagram and other ...
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Pixean
Feb 27, 2018
We are excited to announce the winner of our Macro Photography Contest. After browsing through over 400 amazing photo submissions, we have finally found our winner! A macro eyeshot of Robber Fly submitted by Sugan Raj S is the winning entry. Congratulations Sugan!  Photo By: Sugan Raj S Contest entries showcased and explored the fascinating tiny world of insects and other macro components of the nature. To view all contest entries, click here.We thank all the participants for submitting their en...
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It’s been long since you are taking pictures using your point-and-shoot-camera or cell phone. It has been a good experience but you want to upgrade to explore high-end photographic possibilities. So you get a DSLR and delve into the colourful world of photography. But wait, you discover that the lens kit you get with most of the cameras is inferior to most type of lens you get in the market. And then you begin your search for the best kind of lens for your camera. We have compiled a list of the ...
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Pixean
Oct 31, 2017
Food photography has been very popular lately and we can surely applaud Instagram for this. Earlier professionals used to capture the food from various places and upload it on Google or on the restaurant's website, or some food ordering apps. But now, since every person has a smart phone with them, how can they resist to capture the fancy food they eat. We see lots and lots of posts on Instagram of food on daily basis with creative hashtags and the pretty filters. We believe most of the people a...
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Pixean
Apr 20, 2018
Portrait photography is a photograph of a person or group of people. A good portrait is not just an image of a person’s face; a good portrait captures the essence of the person and portrays well the identity of that person.In today’s world optics seem to have a huge significance. Portrait photographers are hired to cover events such as weddings, religious ceremonies and the like. Organizations hire portrait photographers for commercial projects to capture images of the people of the organization...
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Pixean
Feb 21, 2018
Photographers always tend to show their best skills in every photograph they take. They are surely praised for the technical skills, detailing, and many more things. If you are a budding photographer, you may be surely relating to this and you must be knowing the praising which people do. But apart from the technical skills and the details, what matters the most in photography is the story telling skill. It is very important to understand that why story telling through a picture is the must. Peo...
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The shimmering lens that gives you a picturesque sense, always!-The photographer inside me You can’t deny. It is photography that has brought such visually appealing pictures to public’s notice captured from the depths of a creek to the heights of Himalayas! Now if you are one of those lucky denizens (trust me, the count of photographers we have amounts to a country) who just bought their first DSLR lately, browse through the basic accessories you will need. Because often they are the little thi...
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