Category Archives: If I were You

Before the Dawn

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Tweet 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…

The Diver

Tweet 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 Bugs

Tweet 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…

The Landscape

Tweet 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…

Countryside

Tweet Smart Photography reader Raman Narayanan has tried his hand at editing his own image.He says “I did like the original image, but I thought that the sky could have done with a bit more blue. I did a bit of editing in Nero Photo Editor”. Raman, I am very…