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35 Beautiful Bird Photographs

Birds are the most agile creature. Photographing birds require a lot of patience, observation and practice. But that’s not all. It also needs you to equip yourself with proper technique and long lenses. While the equipment itself costs you dearly for photographing the birds, the other challenges include getting the light right, snapping the composition… Read more

Tripod Tips — The Beginner’s Guide To Buying A Tripod

Tripods come real handy when shooting sensitive subjects that have zero tolerance towards shakes. There are times when you go slow on shutter speed and opt to photograph long exposures, in such cases the photos taken with hand held camera get blurred (due to camera shakes). Even a slight shake may ruin the perfect shot… Read more

5 Must Have Camera Filters For Your Photography Arsenal

Camera filters are cheap yet excellent accessories which directly affect the camera results. Optics play a critical and pivotal role in photography. Camera filters are special glasses which can be attached to the camera lens to achieve various optical effects. Just like you wear sunglasses to protect your eyes, filters can be used to protect… Read more

APNs Hand-Picked Collection — Best Of 2010

2010 was a great year for APN. While our visitor base grew by a factor of 1.5, we published a lot of photography techniques covering a variety of subjects for beginners as well as professionals. Here’s a compilation of some of the best articles of 2010 at APN. Types Of Lenses: DSLRs flexibility of using… Read more

Want to advance in photography? Here’s a list of 31 awesome tips that every photographer (especially if you are beginning) must learn to use in the respective situations. Photography in the initial stage can be learned through photography tips. But as the time passes by and you gain experience, you can actually falsify or criticize… Read more

Wildlife Photography — 50 Awe-Inspiring Safari Shots

Wildlife Photography is one of the most challenging forms of photography, yet offers a lot of opportunities. Ranging from capturing the poses of animals on move to the flight of birds (check out bird photographs here) and from photographing the animals resting in peace to framing their notorious activities; its all fun. It is all… Read more

Capturing a photograph which stands out of the crowd is quite a challenging task. It’s about capturing the motion, blur, depth of field, light, colors, reflections and much more. But how do you shoot these particular situations and scenes? So many parameters are taken into consideration and precision is often decisive. Here are some How… Read more

40 Spectacular Black And White Photographs

The black and white mono-chromatic world is full of unique and interesting visuals. It inspires you to look beyond colors to explore the shades of gray. Black and white photographs portray the classy timeless images yet with a surreal minimalism and sophistication. The language of grays is not only classy, timeless, moody and artistic; it… Read more