Floral Friday!

I was determined to explore the camera functionality of my new smartphone while I was in my hometown last month. It has two lenses of which one is for the depth enabled photographs. My main target this time also was the flowers and other plants in the yard as usual. Hibiscus is a very common plant…

Never a Straight Line!

Life is never a straight line. It’s more of a curve which goes up to the peak sometimes and falls down to the other end in no time. The best thing to do and the biggest challenge is to be content and grounded, no matter even if you are in the higher or lower end….

Change and Grow!

    It’s truly said that anything that is not changing is not growing. Apparently, anything that is changing is growing. Change is what everyone wants and nobody wants to change by themselves in most cases. Change is hard; but good! You know, when a change occurs, growth takes place. A seed changes to a seedling…

Go Monochrome!

Today’s topic in Developing Your Eye I is ‘Go Monochrome’ with the theme “Architecture”. Sometimes, monochrome or black and white images can be a visual treat to the eyes.   Today’s Tip: As we explored yesterday, color is a powerful element in photography. But black and white, or monochrome, can also be very dramatic. Today, look for architectural…

A Pop of Color!

Today’s topic is about color! The course deals with how the color affects the photograph altogether and encourages to incorporate color into the photos. It is said that the colors can influence emotions. Have you noticed that sometimes we feel calm and happy when we see an image, the colors in it? Colors can make the…

Zoom In!

The close up of a flower which (sort of) evidently shows the middle portion of the flower. I love the small orange fire like designs on the exterior of small yellow petals. Today’s lesson is about “Zoom In” with the theme “Treasure”. Today’s Tip: Get close to your subject. Use the zoom function in your camera, or…

Charminar!

One of the four minars of Charminar, India. Today’s lesson of Developing Your Eye is about point of view, with the theme “Big”. “Today’s Tip: Once you’ve chosen your subject, experiment with your POV, or point of view. Earlier in this course, you’ve moved forward and backward, and perhaps climbed to a higher level to capture…

The Bee in Solitude!

  A lonely little honey bee in yellow flower best depicts the theme “Solitude”. The lesson is about applying Rule of Thirds while capturing an image and I think I am almost there! 😀 Today’s Tip: Pay attention to the placement of your subject. As you frame your shot, consider the Rule of Thirds, which is a great…