Planning Your Shot
It is not easy to get birds in flight, but with a bit of subject knowledge and planning, you can get it.
In this case the Fishing Eagle was perched and I was approaching in the boat. I knew that it will fly and I scanned the
Lighting in Photography
As a photographer it is important to understand the various kind of lighting and use it for your purpose. For this portrait of the Night Heron I have used front lighting which gives nice details in the image without any kind of shadow. Front lighting is when the
HIGH KEY PHOTOGRAPHY
Merlin - A rare winter visitor to Little Rann of Kutch.... I was fortunate enough to get a nice high key image of this rare species.
A high key image is one where the background is heavily overexposed (The RGB values hit 255,255,255 which is pure white) and yet
BIRDS IN FLIGHT
Birds in Flight are one of the toughest to photograph. You have to understand the various key settings of the camera and also have a good understanding on what each does to get the image you want..!
1. Focusing Mode - You need to be in AI Servo (Canon)
EYE LEVEL / LOW LEVEL PHOTOGRAPHY
Here are comparative images to help you understand the difference of standing and shooting v/s getting low and shooting as requested by many of you.
As you can see in the top image, when you stand and shoot, the ground is the background and the image
Get it right the first time..!
Your camera is capable of producing some awesome images. But as a photographer you need to understand it better and you need to get that awesome image out...and don't expect the camera to do it for you.
A lot of beginners blame their camera for not