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100 STEPS TO IYP: Round up

We thank all our readers for the appreciation that the IYP series has received. We will continue to give you the best content we possibly can. For now, here is an index of all IYP posts for easier access – 100 STEPS TO IMPROVING YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY – 100 Steps to IYP – Lesson 1: The […]

100 STEPS TO IYP: Participating and Socializing

For the last lesson of the IYP series, I would like to touch upon what has been perhaps the most important resource during my photographic journey – the internet.  Of course most of you understand that thats why you’re reading this. The internet is the biggest resource in the world without a doubt. You can […]

100 Steps to IYP – Lesson 13 – Weddings

I was at a friend’s place the other day, going through his sister’s wedding album, and I realised that weddings happen to be a very common theme on which people often seek photography tips. After all, your wedding (or weddings ) is one thing you will always want to remember, and will treasure for the […]

100 Steps to IYP – Lesson 11 – Breaking the rules..

Inspired by Matt Needham’s comment wherein he said, “Photojournalism has rules. Art does not”, this post is all about breaking the rules in photography. When I say breaking the rules, I’m referring to what are more of guidelines rather than rules – I’m referring to the basic guidelines of composition that include the rule of […]

100 Steps to IYP – Lesson 10 – Insect Photography

Ever since I was a little kid, I was fascinated by the world around me. I kept asking so many questions about stuff all around that my folks gifted me a multi volume encyclopaedia and said that I would find all my answers there. And so I did. I was particularly interested in bugs, but […]

100 Steps to IYP – Lesson 9 – Flowers…

This morning, I spotted a beautiful looking flower that I had not seen before. It was 5:30 in the morning. The weather was heavenly, and I must’ve stood there looking at the pretty little thing for almost half an hour. Such soft petals, a brilliant mix of pink and blue, they looked mesmerising against the […]

100 Steps to IYP – Lesson 8 – Assignments and Critique

Hello fellow shutterbugs… Do you know what I just finished?? An assignment. No, it wasn’t a photography assignment. It was a paper on Oscillator circuits, which has absolutely nothing to do with photography. But… Assignments… they are something very important for us photographers. Not because they pay well (of course that’s a great thing, but […]

100 Steps to IYP – Lesson 7 – Creative Framing

Have you ever looked at a photo in a photo frame, or maybe a properly enlarged and framed picture? Doesn’t it look nicer than an unframed print on paper? What is it about a frame that makes the picture look so much nicer? Whatever it may be, the fact is that frames are a great […]

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. […]

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 […]