STORIES OF THE WEEK
Pixean
Feb 22, 2019
Everybody enjoys and appreciates a beautiful sunset and regardless of how cliché it may sound, no photo collection is complete without sunrise or a sunset picture. But have you ever wondered, “Why my sunset photos don’t look like the way I saw it?”  Taking beautiful sunset pictures can sometimes be challenging.  However, if you keep a few tips in mind, capturing the last rays of the day and the golden light can be a very satisfying experience.  Let me guide you through this: ** Image courtesy Pi...
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Pixean
Feb 6, 2019
Night photography is one of the toughest genres of photography. It can again be categorized into portrait images, landscape images and even street photography. Night time street photography challenges not only the photography but also his/her camera gear. The darkness of the night is beautiful, enthralling and thrilling. Setting up a story telling image against such a backdrop will res storytelling wonders. Let us take a look at the following set of tips which will help you make stunning night t...
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Pixean
Dec 14, 2018
Colors and creativity go hand in hand in photography. Neon themed portrait shoot is a great example of this. You must have seen portraits with bright flashes of colors in the background or even in the foreground. Such portraits are called neon themed portraits. These look quite attractive and hence are often used in magazine cover shots, posters etc. In neon themed portraits you have the opportunity to be extremely creative with lights. The normal lighting setup rules of portrait photography are...
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Pixean
Dec 5, 2018
We are always bewildered about what is happening outside our world. For all of you who are highly interested in star gazing, night sky and constellations, this is going to be an experience of a lifetime. And for those who are not into the night sky at all, this will be a unique experience! I used to belong to the latter category. Photography is an illimitable art form. Time-lapse photography is a perfect example of that. Why time-lapse then? Well, we always want to see things we have never seen....
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Pixean
Nov 26, 2018
Time lapse videos depict an entire event in a much shorter duration of time. They are played at great speed and hence enthral the viewers. Time lapse photography takes a lot of practice to attain perfection. There are kits dedicated to this genre of photography. They may not be mandatory but they go a long way in helping you achieve excellence. There are a few other nuances involved in this that not many are aware of. We don’t think of these while we are getting ready for the shoot and this beco...
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Pixean
Nov 14, 2018
Time lapse photography is addictive. It is one of the most attention grabbing genres of photography. Once you have mastered time lapses, you can build an entire portfolio out of it. This will not only help you in photography but videography too. Most travel video-loggers are using time lapses these days. Although time lapses require intensive efforts and a lot of time, the results are quite gorgeous and in the lame man’s language, catchy! Time lapse photography requires a proper kit most of the ...
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Pixean
Oct 12, 2018
Silhouettes are nothing but backlit images. The subjects are normally in shadow. The outline of the subject is visible in silhouettes. Capturing silhouettes is one of the oldest forms of photography. We have associated ourselves with such images from time immemorial. Each of us has a silhouette of our own. They might be taken intentionally or even by mistake! When we stand to pose for a portrait on a beach with the sun behind us, we get a dark image of our self. More often than not, it is an uni...
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Pixean
Jun 22, 2018
With the number of artistic entrepreneurs rising every day, this is an ever lingering question. Can you actually turn your creative art skill into a career? For example, you have a huge passion for photography, an intense creative art skill. When do you know that you can actually turn it into a full time career? You may have seen a friend of yours leave the day job to start his own photography business. This may seem to be a very cool and tempting option. But can you actually do it then and ther...
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Pixean
Jun 13, 2018
You must have seen light painting photography before. You may not be aware of the term though. Well, here it is. Have you ever seen a night time photograph with long trails of light in the foreground as if some magician has weaved his wand and created magnificence? If so, you have already seen what a light painting is. It is nothing but painting the frame with a light source. The definition seems simple but the process is certainly not. This is one of the most challenging genres of photography t...
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Pixean
Jun 1, 2018
Solar eclipse is a proof of the exceptional uniqueness of nature. If you are a naturalist or a sky watcher, a solar eclipse is bound to fascinate you day in day out. There are two kinds of solar eclipses, a total eclipse and a partial eclipse. A total eclipse is certainly a spectaular sight albeit a very rare phenomenan. A partial eclipse is more common and easily viewable. In case you are planning to witness this spectacle, you will want to capture it forever as well. Before you go out for it, ...
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Pixean
May 23, 2018
Photography cannot exist without light, both literally and otherwise! It’s how you are able to use the available light in your images that is actually going to define your photography game. In this blog, we are going to discuss the challenges of lighting conditions during various times of the day and how to adapt to the changes and continue making some fine images.1. Early morning mistIf you thought getting up early for shoot is the challenge, embrace yourselves to shoot in the mist! Shooting in...
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Pixean
Jan 11, 2017
Firstly let us define flash photography. To define a flash, it is an artificial light emitting device used in photography to fire a flashing light to illuminate a scene. The speed at which light is generally emitted is in the range of 1/1000 sec to 1/200 sec. Now what is on camera and off camera flash? They mean exactly what their names say. On camera flash is when you have the flash attached to the body of your camera and you may guess what would therefore be the meaning of an off camera flash....
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