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Visual Wilderness Archives - Gaurav Mittal Photography

14

Nov

Beginners Guide to Photographing Birds In Flight

  • By Gaurav Mittal

Beginners Guide to Photographing Birds In Flight

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In my latest article, “Beginners Guide to Photographing Birds In Flight” I provide tips for photographing birds in flight, whether you are photographing action or birds in flight, it requires a lot of patience and practice. It is not only necessary to have the right camera gear and the knowledge to use them effectively but also to understand what settings work best under which circumstances and creating beautiful compositions. In this article, I share with you the three most important principles of photographing birds in flight and expand on each principle so that you have a clear understanding of the skills needed to make images of birds in flight look artistic and visually pleasing to your audience.

 

 

08

Jul

Evoking Emotion & Feeling in Wildlife Photos – Part II

  • By Gaurav Mittal

In part two of this two-part article, I continue to share my thoughts on the storytelling, mood, composition, and techniques that evoke emotions and feelings in images.

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06

Jul

Evoking Emotion & Feeling in Wildlife Photos – Part I

  • By Gaurav Mittal

When I photograph birds, I have one sole intention: I want my audience not only to look carefully at my wildlife photos but to also stop, spend some time with them, and be truly curious about them. Images that generate an emotion involve a thought process and must be carefully planned ahead of time. While staging bird shots is one way of doing this, I personally prefer to do it in a natural environment. There are many ways of creating impact with images. In this two-part article, I share my thoughts on the storytelling, mood, composition, and techniques that create this impact.

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21

Jun

Selective Noise Reduction in Photoshop

  • By Gaurav Mittal

Photographing birds is not an easy task. Neither is post-processing which presents its own set of challenges (such as noise reduction). How do you manage to make that silky smooth background look noise-free without losing any details in birds feather? In the following video, Gaurav Mittal shows you how to use Photoshop to selectively apply noise reduction.

Please visit //visualwilderness.com/articles to see my latest video tutorial as well as other great articles by my colleagues for tips and techniques.

02

May

Creating a Selection for Wildlife Photos

  • By Gaurav Mittal

When it comes to post-processing your wildlife photos, the first step is the ability to use a selection to isolate your subject from its background. This isolation allows you to apply different post-processing strategies for your subject and your background. It also requires complex selection techniques that are best implemented in Photoshop. In the following video, Gaurav Mittal gives you some hints on how to create these selections.

Please visit //visualwilderness.com/articles to see my latest video tutorial as well as other great articles by my colleagues for tips and techniques.

22

Feb

Bird Photography Tips: Shooting Action

  • By Gaurav Mittal

In an interview with the team of Visual Wilderness, I share some valuable bird photography tips and talk about making action images.

Bird Photography Tips, Sandhill Crane, birds in flight

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