The Early Bird

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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 Mehta, Technical … [Read more...]

Before the Dawn

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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 lev Rohinton Mehta, Technical Editor, Smart Photography Before the Dawn This … [Read more...]

The Diver

Smart Photography reader Manoj Tilak from Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, has sent us this photo of a young lad diving in to the water. The photo was shot at Shipra river, Ramghat, Ujjain. It is a very nice picture; the subject is positioned as per the rule of the thirds, the clouds in the background are great, the sunset is good, and the exposure is perfect for this silhouette. So, … [Read more...]

The Bugs

Smart Photography reader John Philips seems to have an eye for insects and creepy crawlies. Here is his excellent picture of two bugs. The image is very sharp; the lighting is great; the composition is, unusual. There is an expanse of negative space at the left, which, in this particular case, looks very nice. Original Image Edited Image So, could this … [Read more...]

The Landscape

This lush-green picture comes from Manish Moothedath. It’s a nice scene, taken from a high viewpoint.Could this picture be improved? What would I have done if I were you? Observe the atmospheric haze. This natural phenomenon is responsible for loss of contrast, which in turn, makes an image look dull. Original Image Edited Image Observe also that though the … [Read more...]