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22nd March 2010

The Meaning of Outdoor Portraits

Bright, sunny days offer good opportunities for taking portraits outdoors. But they can cause problems too. Bright sunlight can create harsh shadows. It can also make people screw up their eyes and squint, which looks most unattractive. To get round this ...

22nd March 2010

Photographing People in Their Environment

Photographing people in their own environment can be very rewarding, especially when you are on holiday. Generally strangers are only too willing to be in your shots - particularly if they are in an area where tourists are commonplace. However, if you wan...

22nd March 2010

Taking Pictures in Poor Weather

Poor weather does not have to deter you from photographing people. Sometimes it can actually add to and animate a photograph. But before taking your camera out in pouring rain, remember that cameras should not get wet. A camera that gets thoroughly soaked...

22nd March 2010

Taking Pictures of Babies and Young Children

Photographs of young children can bring pleasure to many people, not only their parents and close relatives. The important thing to remember is that young children tire easily. Patience will be needed to get the best out of what might be a very brief p...

22nd March 2010

Children - Ideal Subjects For Photographs

Children are ideal subjects for photographs, for many reasons. First, such pictures tell the story of their lives. From the moment they are born there is a visual record of their development which will not only be a pleasure to their parents and grandpare...

22nd March 2010

Taking Shots of Older Children

Younger children can soon get bored and restless when being photographed, but older children can be awkward in front of the camera from the start - especially when in their early teens. It is often better to photograph older children in a group rather tha...

22nd March 2010

Taking a Shot of Older People

Taking pictures of older people can be very rewarding for the creative photographer. Often they will have aged in a way which reflects their working life. For instance, a person with an outdoor occupation is likely to have a tanned, lined face - unlike an...

22nd March 2010

The Meaning of Candid Shots

Candid photography is when people are photographed in a natural or imposed way and may be unaware of the camera. Being prepared is essential - carry a camera at all times and have it ready for use. Since the opportunity for shots may occur when the light ...

22nd March 2010

Portraits - The Meaning of Props

Props are items introduced into photographs that can either add something to the composition or tell us more about the person featured, perhaps providing information about a job or a hobby. Used successfully, props should enhance the picture without overp...

22nd March 2010

The Meaning of Formal Portraits

Formal portraits do not mean that subjects have to sit or stand to attention so that they look stiff and uncomfortable. In the early days of photography when exposure times were measured in minutes people did have to sit very still to avoid blurring the p...

22nd March 2010

Taking Pictures of Model Make-Up

Taking spontaneous pictures of friends and relatives produces natural and pleasing results. The appeal may come from seeing them in an unexpected situation, pulling a face, or seeing something that makes their hair stand on end. But often when taking a sp...

22nd March 2010

Take it easy while you Watch Heroes online

‘Heroes episodes' present a very complete picture of passion and adventures. Therefore, it won't be a surprise to mention that this show has mesmerized jillions of fans from all corners of the world. All the true fans of this show frequently explore...

19th March 2010

Nokia, KKR roll out ‘Main Bhi Coach’ consumer engagement campaign

Nokia India and IPL team of Kolkata Knight Riders have announced the ‘Main Bhi Coach' consumer campaign. The consumer engagement programme is an innovative way to involve cricket lovers across the country to be a part of the IPL action. Nokia has been t...

18th March 2010

Shooting Landscapes - Time of Day

Throughout the day the sun constantly changes position. In photographic terms this movement is more than one from east to west: any change in the sun will produce a different effect on any landscape. In the early morning and evening the sun will be quite ...

18th March 2010

Random Basics Which You Should Know When the Light is Low

Low light, whether due to the time of day or prevailing weather conditions, does not mean that good photographs cannot be taken. It is sometimes even possible to obtain more dramatic shots in low light than in brilliant sunshine. If the weather is misty o...

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