Ask Uncle Ronnie – June 2017

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Should I Upgrade? I am a Nikon D200 (2006 model) user, hobbyist photographer and planning to upgrade my camera with D750/810 or D500, to bridge the gap between technological advancements since 2006. However, lot of rumours floating around is causing decision paralysis for me. Below are few of them: 1. Nikon has stopped production of D810! 2. Nikon is going to release … [Read more...]

If I Were You – May 2017

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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, w hile 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...]

Ask Uncle Ronnie – MAY 2017

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4K recording What is the exact meaning of 4K recording @ 60 fps or 30 fps, Full HD 1080p @ 30 fps or 60fps etc. Please explain in detail. Virag Sharan, Jaipur ( Rajasthan ) Almost all digital cameras today offer video shooting capabilities. Videos can be shot at the following resolutions: 1280 x 720 pixels [known as 720p, High Definition (HD)] 1920 x 1080 pixels [known … [Read more...]

Portrait Lighting

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Why do we take portraits? The question may appear a bit silly to some but the basic reason to take portraits is to create a satisfactory likeness of the person being photographed , to convey his/her character and at the same time, be artistically pleasing. Rohinton Mehta To be a good portraitist, the photographer should be able to read and bring out the character of the … [Read more...]

Image Editing – PART 6 : Changing Image Size

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Earlier issues: Part 1: How to set-up Photoshop for optimum performance (December 2016) Part 2: Setting the optimum screen resolution on your computer; What are you looking for from Photoshop?; Using ‘Levels’ the wrong way; using ‘Levels’ the right way; The Tool Box; Using the Ruler Tool to straighten tilted horizon (January 2017) Part 3: ‘Curves’ (February 2017) Part 4: Cleani … [Read more...]