Capturing Starry Skies

Lockdowns have cleared the atmosphere a lot. Even in cities, now, the night skies can be seen dotted with stars. Earlier, I had written about creating star-trails. Here, I will write about how to photograph starry skies (and not create star-trails).

 

Starry Sky

(Starry Sky – Photographed using a 25mm lens. The photographs in this article have been processed to appear realistic. They look better on large screen displays than on mobile phones.)

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Panoramas, Snow & Coffee

While planning to write a better title, I thought and thought, but then I just wrote down the three words that came to my mind. Why waste time on a title when I have so much more to say? This article is just about these three words and how I got around to creating some panoramas.

 

Himalayan peaks after snow-fall

(Himalayan peaks after snow-fall – captured just a few days earlier)

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10 Common Composition Mistakes – Avoid These!

Today, it is raining outside. Lounging around at home, remembering all the recent photographs that I have seen, some common mistakes come to my mind. Are you committing any of these common composition mistakes? If you are, then these are the things that are preventing your photographs from becoming great. Learn about these mistakes and avoid them in your future compositions.

 

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Moving in a herd?

Follow the leader. This was a game that I used to play as a kid. The aim was to follow the person who was chosen as the leader. Failure to follow the leader meant that I was out of the game. Quite frequently, I was left standing while the other kids went on playing. Now that I have grown up, I still fail to follow the leader.

 

Dark Waterfalls

 

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