2008 has been an interesting year shooting with my Canon 400D/Rebel Xti. Browse more of my photos at flickr.
After missing out on the opportunity last year, I was determined to photograph this year's Ganesh Visarjan. I went closer home at Badhwar Park but was disappointed by the low activity and so moved on to visit the biggest visarjan centre in Mumbai - Girgaum Chowpatty. A few lessons from the photo activity I learnt… Continue reading Photo Drive: Ganesh Visarjan at Chowpatty
Bumped into this one via a email forward and I thought it was really interesting to have one in the bag when out shooting. Quik Pod - the EXTENDABLE handheld tripod. [website] It's a great "hand extension" as defined in one of the TV reviews displayed at the website. I am thinking of putting this… Continue reading A must-have photography equipment
What happens when you use a camera to get a few friends together and offer them free booze and food? (Image copyright is Craig Giffen) Craig Giffen just managed to do that and made himself the Human Calendar - the story of which he explains in detail here. It's nice but I wish they could… Continue reading Human Calendar
If memory serves me right it was Priya who started the whole idea of doing a photo drive of the Worli-Bandra sealink. Of course the long weekend was held responsible for her absence and ultimately the 6 twitter buddies (Aalaap, Anupam (bombayaddict), Preshit, Asfaq, Brajeshwar and me) braved the Sunday morning sun to accomplish the… Continue reading Sunday Photo Drive: Worli-Bandra Sealink
There was nothing planned for the Sunday, so I decided to spend sometime doing a photo assignment I bookmarked long ago - The Patterned Water Drop Shots. Here is one of my favourite results ... You can check out the complete series of photos at my flickr photo set. I did it a little different… Continue reading Photography Assignment: Water Droplets
My friends told me I was crazy and somebody told me I was foolish. But nevertheless I woke up before sunrise and set out to photograph the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2008. So there I was, all set with my recently acquired Canon Rebel. Unfortunately I had to make do with the 18-55mm lens kit… Continue reading Photo Post: Mumbai Marathon 2008
If you are a budding/amateur photographer or even a pro, the digital Photography School's Forum is a good site to bookmark. Discussions on equipments, photography techniques and some good critiques help you learn and master the art. I particularly like the Digital Photography Assignments where one of the admin's sets the topic and in the… Continue reading Digital Photography Assignment