Many of us have had the doubtful pleasure of shooting alongside a video team using hot halogen lamps at an Indian wedding. Gladly, this trend is quickly fading away as both photographers and videographers adopt the usage of the more advanced, and easy to use lights. Some photographers find flash, be it on-camera or off-camera, to be the best light solution, while others find them a bit intimidating. I am not a technical writer, but I’ve been using both flash, as well as LED lights, and although I love working with off-camera-flash, I think LED lights are under appreciated. I believe that young photographers, but not only, can extract an incredible value from LED lights as an alternative option for flash.
There is something enigmatic about vintage. People tend to enjoy retro looks in fashion, rallies of vintage cars and antique furniture. Photography too is not untouched by adding the mystery quotient to photographs through film photography. Of late there has been a resurgence to film, especially medium format film, in the wedding world. Many of the photographers who shoot on film (as opposed to digital) believe that shooting film makes them more disciplined photographers. An insight into work of some of the best known photographers work explains why they prefer film photography in the digital age. Read more
We wanted to reach out to some wedding photographers who’ve been around for a while, and take them down memory lane, to the first camera they had, and the beginning of their photographic careers. The journey of successful photographers reveals something about the person they are. The most common virtue which all of them possess is unmatched and tireless passion. Some of those stories are quite surprising. Read more
As much as photographers love Fuji cameras they seem to hate the service provided by Fujifilm India.
At the centre of the love-hate relationship is Fuji’s flagship X-series that veteran photographers cannot stop raving about. This year has been busy for the Japan-based company. In July, they launched the X-T2, an upgrade on their X-T1, a high-end camera. A few months earlier the company has also released the new and awaited XPro2. Read more