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08

Sep

Tips For Photographing Birds at High Altitudes – Part II

  • By Gaurav Mittal

In part two of this two-part article, I continue to provide you with tips for photographing birds at high altitudes.

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30

Aug

Tips For Photographing Birds at High Altitudes – Part I

  • By Gaurav Mittal

In this two-part article, I provide you with tips for photographing birds at high altitudes. Do note, while the shooting conditions are different from sea level, there may be some overlap in techniques when shooting in different conditions or locations. We photographed birds at an altitude of 10,000 feet above sea level.

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27

Jun

Tips For Backyard Bird Photography

  • By Gaurav Mittal

In this article, I share with you tips on getting started with bird photography right in your own back yard and making the surroundings bird friendly. Read more…

15

May

Tips For Shooting Beautiful Silhouettes

  • By Gaurav Mittal

Silhouette images have the potential to appear very artistic, striking and full of beauty. They show a photographers level of creativity and a fresh approach to shooting style and subjects. Here are a few tips on photographing silhouettes. Read more…

25

Apr

Tips For Monitor Calibration

  • By Gaurav Mittal

Monitor calibration allows your images to appear consistent across other monitors and viewing devices. it is also essential if you want colors on your prints to be accurate. Here are some tips on the types of software available and how to accurately calibrate your monitor.

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18

Jan

Tips For Making Your Subject Stand Out

  • By Gaurav Mittal

Before you press the shutter, pay attention to the background and think how it will impact the visual appeal of your images.

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26

Oct

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone – Part 2

  • By Gaurav Mittal

Waiting to photograph birds has greatly enhanced my visual perception of the world and allowed me to create images that are outside my comfort zone. Read more…

25

Oct

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone – Part 1

  • By Gaurav Mittal

I’m often asked if my photography is limited to birds. While it’s true that birds are my passion and my photography is mostly dedicated to them, it’s also true that I have become much more in-tuned to the environment in which I shoot. Although patience is a key to success in bird photography, there will be days when your patience may bear no results. Over time, I’ve learned that waiting to photograph birds has greatly enhanced my visual perception of the world in which these birds live. The hours of waiting for avian action forces me to use my time effectively by paying close attention to the finer details in nature and making images that keep the creative juices flowing. In this two-part article, I share tips on photographing the nature around you while you wait for the birds.

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