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A photograph is the photographer’s creation. It is a perfect blend of the photographer’s vision, art and creativity. It is the photographer, his technique and his knowledge which makes all the difference. Just picking up an expensive camera in hand and shooting left, right and centre does no good in getting great images. In fact… Read More

Stereo Photography — 3 Dimensional Realism In Photography

Stereo photography (or stereoscopy) or 3D photography as it is generally referred to as is a lot of fun. It unravels the thrill of visualizing the three dimensional model of the scene captured on 2D photographic frame. Stereoscopy simply refers to a technique for creating or enhancing the illusion of depth in an image. Photography… Read More

Color management is the essence of reproducing accurate color information. As much as it is required for attaining color consistency across devices more it gets complicated with each person preferring specific color profile and working space for color managed workflow. While we have taken this topic earlier as well for introducing color management, color spaces… Read More

Working Spaces — SRGB Vs Adobe RGB Vs ProPhoto RGB

Getting the color management basics right is a prerequisite for high quality prints. We have already covered articles on color management basics and introduction to color spaces. One of points of contention is about which color-space to use for photographs. The essence lies in first understanding the frequently used color-spaces. sRGB sRGB is the standardized… Read More

In the realm of photography, photographers keep debating about the superiority of full frame and crop sensor cameras. While some DSLR users would state “Bigger the better” and recommend going for full frame sensor camera, others would prefer the crop sensor camera for its penetration in the market, availability, low price, lightweight and small size… Read More

Pixel Density & How Does It Matter

As full frame digital cameras become the norm, the digital camera landscape is changing. More and more photographers intend to move to full-frame or plan to in the near future. One aspect of the full-frame sensors in the loss of pixel density. Let’s see what pixel density is, how does it matter and it’s effects… Read More

11 Unintented Secrets Of Professional Photographers

As budding photographers and hobbyists, we are looking for the secrets of the professionals. In photography there are no secrets; perhaps they are obvious facts that have been overlooked or too obvious to be noticed. There are some things which only experience can teach you. Nevertheless, here’s a collection of 11 such things which remain… Read More

Color Management And Color Accuracy — The Basics

Color management is the technique of achieving consistent colors across various imaging-devices. So, whether you are editing the photograph in Photoshop or viewing the same photograph on your cellphone or printing it out on paper — it should look the same on all media. However in reality there’s quite a difference when you view the… Read More

Edge burning, as the name suggests, is the technique of burning or darkening the edges of a photograph. The primary purpose of darkening the images along the borders is to guide the viewer’s attention to your center of interest. In the process of darkening or burning the edges, the photographer eventually introduces the tonal congruence… Read More

All About Zone System & How To Use The Zone System

Back in the time of film, there was no digital to immediately see the results of the photograph. Yet the professionals were really good at bringing out all the tonal range in the scene, perfectly. How did they make it possible? The answer is a little known technique — The Zone System. Invented by Ansel… Read More