STORIES OF THE WEEK
 When is nature at its best? For photographers- Always-The Photo-Hippie Nature photography gives you the pleasure of viewing and capturing the various forms of nature. And then you’d know that nature is always at its best regardless of any complimentary season, weather, or light. Every form of nature has its own relishing beauty; it takes a photographer with his or her DSLR lens to picture that! So which DSLR is best for nature photography? Let’s browse through the best options you got. But befo...
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Pixean
Sep 20, 2018
We have with us Oli Murugavel who is born in the south of India, he always dreamt about the scenic snowy mountains of the north. A wish of him to visit Kashmir and its people to capture through his lens came true in January 2018. Kashmir is called as 'The Paradise on Earth' because of its pristine natural beauty and its unique culture. When it comes to Kashmir, the Phiran (traditional long clothing of Kashmiris) and the snowy, foggy landscape were the only things he knew about but Kashmir had mu...
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Wildlife photography is something which is endearing, amazing and one of the best enchanting experiences. Leave aside the photography, the sight of a wildlife sanctuary is much pleasant in itself. And if you have a photographer within you then capturing the wildlife is always on your wish list. But, wildlife photography is not as easy as the other photography as living creatures are involved in it. They are not the humans who would obey your orders or can understand your work. They will be extre...
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When someone tells you about a great shot you clicked, you feel no less than puffed up, don’t you? But have you ever wondered how great shots are captured? Is it just because of a great DSLR? Well, yes but not just that. You need to know the key elements of composition and photography. Composition is more than a set of rules. It is similar to a chef who uses his ingredients in certain proportions to make a great feast. For me composition elements are like my secret ingredients that help make the...
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Pixean
Jul 19, 2017
No matter whether you are in photography techniques or not but still you always want your picture to be crisp and bright. No one likes the heavy or the unclear pictures. Most of us prefer the pictures which are taken in the studio because there we can have a dark and a solo coloured background which makes the photos crisp. And if you are into photography and you are learning too many techniques and tips to improve your photography then here we are giving you the tips to click pictures and create...
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Pixean
Jul 2, 2018
Photography is a creative art form that depicts stories, patterns, thoughts and emotions using just a single motionless frame. If that is not creative enough in itself, pay a visit to the abstract photography world. Anything that is non-concrete and intangible is termed as abstract. Anything that seems beyond the understanding of a commoner is termed as abstract! We are going to discuss about how true or false that is. Abstract photography is like that small island, far away from the main countr...
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Pixean
Aug 8, 2018
Have you seen the speedy travel videos where the sun sets fast and darkness creeps in? If not, surely you have seen similar scenes in movies. These videos are examples of time-lapse videos. A time-lapse is nothing but showing the lapse of long time duration in a few seconds. These are used so frequently in various travel and tourism video packages and nowadays in movies as well. Time-lapse can be done by taking images as well. Most of your cameras will have the inbuilt time-lapse video option. H...
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Pixean
Oct 8, 2018
In a world as vast as photography, misconceptions will exist. A world of creative art that it is, it tells us to believe in it without any boundaries or limitations. Solving misconceptions is fun. One of the common topics of misconception in photography comes ashore when the boundary between adjustment of white balance and colour correction is breached. Let us take a look at the differences between the two and try to remove such a confusion from our grey matter for one final time.1)   White bala...
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Pixean
Aug 27, 2018
JPEG is the most popular file format for shooting. This is the reason most cameras normally shoot in jpeg. But times change, as always! Nowadays, many cameras have the feature of raw mode. Even some smartphones can shoot in raw mode.JPEG are most popular and the reasons are aplenty. They are small in size and thus basic small sized memory cards suffice. They can be viewed on any device without the hassles of conversion of format. The case with raw files is exactly the opposite. Seeing these, it ...
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Pixean
Apr 27, 2018
We are excited to announce the winner of our Mobile Photography Contest. We received over 1300 photo submissions across diverse categories for this contest.The stunning picture of Hotel Taj Mahal Palace captured in its glory by Rishad V stood out amongst all the photo submissions. Congratulations Rishad V!!Photo By: Rishad V We thank all our participants for such a wonderful response to our photo contest. We look forward to your amazing pictures in each of the photo contests on Pixean.
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Pixean
Jul 23, 2018
Fashion photography has seen massive developments over the last century. The changes in trends have been enormous and frequent. Several fashion photographers have tried to carve out their own niche. Some of them have failed while others have written their names in history. Before we dive in to the works of around 10 famous fashion photographers, let us take a look at the different sub genres of fashion photography.SOURCEFashion photography can be categorized into 4 main categories:1) Editorial f...
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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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