If I Were You – October 2016

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Our Imaging Expert No one can take a picture that everyone likes. But, almost every picture can have scope of improvement. Often, we are not our best critics, while others can immediately point out the faults. In If I were you, our expert comments on how your pictures could be taken to another level. E-mail your images at sp@nextgenpublishing.net Rohinton … [Read more...]

Video for Beginners

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What do you prefer, ‘stills’ or ‘video’? It’s a personal thing. Let me tell you about my take on this. I am into serious ‘still’ photography since 1973, when I bought my first SLR (there were no D-SLRs then). With the advent of D-SLRs, video recording options were made available. When D-SLRs first started incorporating video, I considered that to be some sort of gimmick. After a … [Read more...]

If I Were You – September 2016

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Our Imaging Expert No one can take a picture that everyone likes. But, almost every picture can have scope of improvement. Often, we are not our best critics, while others can immediately point out the faults. In If I were you, our expert comments on how your pictures could be taken to another level. E-mail your images at sp@nextgenpublishing.net   The … [Read more...]

Capture a Zoom Burst

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Still photography is mostly understood as freezing a moment in time for eternity. But representing motion in a still image produces dramatic results. Motion blur is usually associated with movingsubjects captured with a stationary or ‘near-stationary’ camera. But how about creating motion in a stationary subject using your camera or lens? The technique is not new, but a zoom bur … [Read more...]

Ask Uncle Ronnie – August 2016

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Confused Some months ago, when I visited your office, I showed you a photo, which you said was nice, but my friend, who is also a good photographer, said it was not nice. Now I am confused. Vishnu S. G. via email Friends usually do not give their honest opinion for fear of hurting your sentiments but if your friend has criticised your photo, (and you say that he is a good … [Read more...]