Photographing Interiors

Relaxing in a cosy room on a cold winter day, with a cup of hot coffee and a good book to keep you company. Now that is my idea of time well spent. But, what kind of photographs can get me longing to spend time like that?

Interiors of houses and buildings can covey a slew of feelings, just by the way they are photographed. A simple room can be an uninviting and cold place or a warm and welcoming one. It all depends on how the interiors are photographed. Natural light photographs can add a touch of openness whereas indoor photographs with warm lights can give a cosy feeling in a cold winter night.

 

Attic Bedroom at Maini's Hill Cottages

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The Stairs Photograph – Improving Composition

Old monuments can be quite interesting to photograph. They are stationary. No need to focus in a hurry or set a high shutter speed to freeze the moment properly. On simple handy cameras, all that is required is a good composition, aperture to have enough depth of field and shutter speed to prevent any inadvert hand shake!

 

Stairs at Humayun's Tomb

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Photographing Small Insects

Small insects have their own kind of world which very few are aware of. Photographing small insects is quite pleasing and full of some wonderful surprises. Though quite similar to macro photography and butterfly photography (links to these two articles are at the end), photographing small insects requires a different kind of skill set and a different way of photographing things.

Beetle

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Making of a Photograph

Innumerable number of photographs get clicked everyday by snap-shooters and photographers. A very very minuscule number of these photographs are worth taking a second look. What goes into making a photograph is a thought process and visualization of the final image. Here is a ‘behind the scene’ story of making a landscape photograph.

Pasture in the forest

(Pasture in a forest. A very attractive location for photography)

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