Category Archives: Ask Uncle Ronnie

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Tweet Did you know… Ronnie has over 40 years of experience in photography?In fact, he has taught several thousand photo-enthusiasts in various institutions and through workshops, as well as judged many national and international photo contests, including a prestigious International Photo Contest held at Colombo, Sri Lanka. So, if you…

Beginner Blues

Tweet I am a beginner to photography. I have a Canon EOS 1000D and a borrowed flashgun. Pictures taken with the flash appear unnatural and harsh even though I have tried manual exposure. The subject gets too bright and the background goes too dark. Please note that I am not…

About Neutral Density

Tweet I was going through your article HOW TO in the July 2011 issue of SP. I read an article about the use of linear polarizing filter in front of circular polarizer to make a variable ND filter. I and one of my friend tried this and found it very…

Not Enthusiastic

Tweet I want my son to start photography as a hobby. He doesn’t seem enthusiastic about it. How can I induce him? He is 11 years old. Indraneel, via email A gentle reminder; I am Uncle Ronnie, not Aunt Agony! First and foremost, don’t force him, because if you do,…

Forgetful Photographer

Tweet I am a wedding photographer. On a recent assignment I forgot to carry extra batteries for my flashgun and had to then shoot without flash. Obviously, the flash-less pictures look very different. I am in a fix. Name withheld on request. Write down 1000 times…”I shall not forget to…