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Generation gap

Vaydehi Khandelwal is a visual artist and a documentary photographer. Vaydehi held a camera for the first time at the age of thirteen. Soon, she began her trainer in the field of photography, and by the age of seventeen she realised that she had found her calling. Vaydehi holds a master’s degree in Photography and Digital Imaging from Mumbai. She later pursued a specialised d … [Read more...]

BenQ Launches Premium Photography Monitor SW320

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BenQ has announced the SW320 photography monitor, a 31.5-inch 4K display with High Dynamic Range (HDR) capability. The monitor delivers a wide colour gamut covering 99% of Adobe RGB and 100% of sRGB, Rec. 709, and the digital cinema industry’s DCI-P3 colour space. The SW320’s true 10-bit IPS panel and advanced 14-bit lookup table (LUT) deliver spectacular colour quality with pre … [Read more...]

Secrets to Dramatic Landscapes

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We are often told that a high-end lens is the most important investment that you can make to improve your photography. Would you agree? Yes? Good for you but I have some reservations! Will you see a dramatic difference in your photography if you were to replace all your mid-level lenses with top-of-the-line lenses? Difference in sharpness? Yes, certainly. But dramatic … [Read more...]

How to Select and Darken Sky like a Pro

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We often wish to darken the sky in a landscape photograph – only the sky. Sometimes, we can accomplish this by selecting the sky using a simple tool like the Magic Wand or the Quick Selection Tool and then with the sky selected, we merely use Levels or Curves to darken the selected area. Things get difficult however, if there are projections rising into the sky (like trees) and … [Read more...]

Stunningly Stationary

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Tejpal Singh Seera is a resident of Ludhiana, Punjab. After completing his graduation, Tejpal joined his father and helped him with his business. Though it was his passion for photography, that dwelt deep within him, waiting to be recognised. After a sudden turn of events, Tejpal decided to pursue his passion and got in touch with renowned photographer, Rakesh Syal, who later … [Read more...]