STORIES OF THE WEEK
Pixean
Jan 11, 2019
Portrait photography takes a lot of effort to master. Like most other genres of photography, a lot of technical expertise is required to make attractive portrait images. You need to be thorough with the basic concepts of photography. Portrait photography is actually quite a vast genre of photography. When we hear the term portrait photography, we may be limited to thinking about the studios and the lights within but in reality, there can be several types of portraits. While shooting portraits in...
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Pixean
Dec 28, 2018
You may be a beginner in photography, an amateur or even a professional. You might be shooting wildlife or landscapes for a living. Even then you need to have the basic knowledge of portrait photography. Whenever people will get to know that you are a photographer, they will request you for portraits. “I am a wildlife photographer and hence I cannot shoot portraits” – this is a very lame excuse and is nowhere close to professional behaviour. You may not be interested in making that a profession,...
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Pixean
Dec 26, 2018
We have been trying to replicate the natural lighting condition using artificial light sources for years. We have made significant progress too. But no matter how far we actually go, natural lighting will never be replaced. Natural lighting is a boon if you are shooting portraits. Portraits shot in natural light have a completely different look and feel from the ones shot using artificial light sources. Using natural lighting requires certain skills as well as a strong grasp of the concepts of p...
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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 13, 2018
‘It’s been two years; I am learning how to work. In return I get food’ – Rahat (8), explains his promising job. The UN estimates that 168 million children are being put to work globally. According to UNICEF, more than 7.4 million children are engaged in economic activity in Bangladesh.  Many of them work in extreme circumstances; some even risk their lives. For a shift of up to 12-16 hours, most earn less than $3 a day - many receive half of that. Many children are often physically ruined as a r...
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Pixean
Nov 30, 2018
In case you have heard the term hyper lapse photography and wondering how it is different from time lapse photography, you have just arrived at the correct place. Now what is time lapse photography? It is a type of photography in which an event is shown in a much shorter duration of time. The entire event seems sped up, creating a lot of excitement in the final video. Once the shots are taken, they are processed and later put together in a video sequence to manufacture the final product. Hyper l...
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Pixean
Mar 21, 2018
We have all heard of street photography but there is quite a debate on what exactly street photography actually includes. Broadly, speaking street photography includes photographing life in public places. Although most of street photography is candid, some photographers argue that it does not necessarily have to be. Posed street portraits like Humans of New York and Humans of Bombay are also a form of street photography. Street photography is about stories and most of the time it includes some h...
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Pixean
Jan 31, 2018
Do you believe that photography is not the art of the camera but the art of the photographers? If yes, we can feel you and we can understand your passion towards photography. Photography is an art of storytelling. A successful photographer always aims to depict the stories through his photographs. If one deeply sees a portrait or any picture, he/she can frame that there is a hidden story in that picture. And street photography is that genre of photography where a photographer always aims to rela...
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Pixean
Jun 16, 2017
Street photography is something we all like and we all do. Some of us are extremely amateurs and some of us may excel in this genre of photography. It all depends on our experiences and our tricks to click the great pictures. But all that matters, in the end, is our dedication and fondness towards something. If you guys love photography like me, then you must have often clicked some street pictures, for sure. And to make you excel in these kinds of pictures, here are few tips and tricks which yo...
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Pixean
Apr 22, 2017
Want to go out for shoot in this Summer? Here you go... Visit these places to enjoy your summer. It is the human tendency that we want more of everything. We generally don't want to settle for less. But by this, we definitely don't mean about summers. We are not considering the temperature in this context then why the hell is temperature giving us so much more. It is scorching heat these days in the country. And this heat generally doesn't let us to enjoy most of the stuff. Yes, you got me right...
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Pixean
Jan 7, 2017
Street photography is interesting, captivating and even thrilling at times. It seems quite intimidating at first, but it gets really exciting once you start doing it regularly. The reason for this is the streets will no longer be the same for you. The same old lanes you have been through every single day of your life will appear different. They will start presenting you with several subjects which were never present before. Your view of the world will change and with it, your streets!sourceHere ...
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