Browsing all posts in May, 2009.

100 Steps to IYP – Lesson 6 – Still Life

Still life and table top photography is one category that tests a photographer’s creativity as well as technical skill. It is also one that gives you an immense amount of control over your subject, from lighting to composition. You don’t necessarily need to have a studio and professional lighting equipment to practice still life photography. […]

Photography as Therapy

It’s been too long since my last post.  As bloggers, as writers, as photographers, as people I’m sure you can relate to my recent state of being – some change has happened in my personal life that I needed a step back.  It had been seven days since I picked up my camera.  And that […]

Cloudscapes are ‘Scapes too!

Cloudscape photography is photography of clouds or sky, that’s what Wikipedia will tell you, and they really wouldn’t be far off on that one! Honestly though, cloudscapes are quite literally one of the best mediums our novice slash young budding photographers can use to get a feel for composition and what is really eye catching […]

A Crash Course in Lightning Photography

“We interrupt the 100 Steps broadcast to give you this crash course! We do not regret the inconvenience and are pretty sure you will agree!” Okay, enough jokes The other day, the weather here was very stormy. Thunder, lightning, strong winds and cars flying around! Alright, I’m kidding about the flying cars, but seriously, it […]

100 Steps to IYP – Lesson 5 – People

Next on our list of common and popular subjects are people… of all cultures, all religions, all colours, of one humanity. People make great subjects for their expressions are priceless. But to be priceless in a picture, they need to be captured right, and that is what we aim at helping you achieve with this […]

100 Steps to IYP – Lesson 4 – Wildlife

  Another very popular subject among photographers, wildlife is not easy to capture in its ‘element’. When you do however end up with a picture that does capture them the element, it is a feeling hard to describe, and if you’ve ever shot wildlife, you’ll agree. Getting straight to the point, here are some tips […]

100 Steps tp IYP – Lesson 3 – Magical Landscapes

Perhaps one of the most common and most beautiful subjects in photography, landscapes are something every photographer shoots at least for some time during his/her photographic journey. And with a lot of photographers, landscapes continue to be a subject of high popularity. And that isn’t really surprising given their mesmerising beauty. It often so happens […]

I can see the light

This past weekend I was at my parents house and they have these huge sliding glass doors and I’m kind of obsessed with them and the light they cast. One morning while Lexi and I were up there I decided to stage a little photoshoot experimenting with the light.  This is Lexi with Chevy – […]

100 Steps to IYP – Lesson 2: Moods…

  “Every picture should convey a mood” said someone. And they were right. I am of the opinion that whatever you do in life, it is the ‘feel’ that matters. And when it comes to photography, dramatic and moody photographs have this instant appeal, that hooks your attention. So for our second lesson, I won’t […]

Picwing: Sending Printed Photos Online

  Ever taken amazing pictures and wanted to share them with your family member in printed form? Now there is a way to do just that and that is with Picwing. Picwing allows you to store and manage all of your digital photos online in a gallery. Then you can send printed photos to anyone […]