February 2018
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How to take great photos of the moon – Part 6

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Tip 1106 (Getting both foreground and background (moon)): Many times you would have seen a photo where both the background (the bright moon) and the foreground are clear enough in the photo. Now, when you normally shoot the moon and want the […]

How to shoot great silhouettes – 5 Tips – Part 6

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Tip 1071 (Using different colors for background): I used to consider the yellow orange color of sunrise or sunset as the ideal one to shoot silhouettes. And some of these lead to really great silhouettes. And then I saw some beautiful silhouettes […]

How to shoot great silhouettes – 5 Tips – Part 4

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Tip 1061 (May need to take multiple shots for shooting a good silhouette): Given a few of the challenges including the need to have focus on the subject and exposure set on the more brighter background, it can sometimes be […]

How to shoot great silhouettes – 5 Tips – Part 1

Tip 1046 (What is a silhouette): You might have heard of the term silhouette being used in photography terms once in a while. A silhouette is actually a shot where a subject or an object or a person is shot with the light behind them. This makes the subject of the photo appears darker than […]

Bokeh, what is it, and how to improve it – Part 2

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Tip 996 (Aperture blades and bokeh): The aperture opening in a camera lens is essentially a series of blades converging on each other, and opening to a certain amount depending on the selected aperture size (click to view the image). Now, if you […]