SAP Media Worldwide Ltd. publishes monthly magazine for Indian Photography Industry
 
 

Past Issue : September 2008

 

In this Issue

Secure Digital (SD) Card Shootout
Pro Profile: Ronny Sequiera
Shoot My City: Nahargarh fort, Rajasthan
Tips & Techs: Tips and tricks for digital photography
Tips & Techs: Blending Colours - Part II
Tips & Techs: Gain Light
 
 
 
 
 

Secure Digital (SD) Card Shootout

If you read the August 2008 issue of the magazine, then you must have surely read the first shootout for the year and so have an idea of things to come. After the Compact Flash (CF) Shootout in the previous month, it is time for the manufacturers to tussle it out in the Secure Digital (SD) arena. The cards that we are featuring in the shootout in this month's issue feature a similar line-up from last month. These include SanDisk, Lexar, Kingston and Transcend…

 
 
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Pro Profile: Ronny Sequiera

Ronny Sequiera is a name that big brands turn to when they have ad campaigns to shoot. He has shot for brands such as Airtel, Pepsi, Nikon, Samsung, Sony, ESPN, Kit Kat, Hyundai, Sonata and Tuscan Verve to name a few. Ronny came to Mumbai city after his college with his passion, skill and DSLR camera. He began by assisting Atul Kasbekar for the next three years. Thereafter he went solo and went on to make his name a bankable one for getting ad shoots done. Today at 35, Ronny is tinkering with the idea of creating images that are less commercial and more art. We find out what Ronny is up to…

 
 
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Shoot My City: Nahargarh fort, Rajasthan

Jaipur has always been the city of the royals, it has been shot extensively by many photographers. The palaces and the picturesque beauty of the places make it extraordinarily beautiful, making it a photographers delight. Be it professionals, amateurs or just tourists who want to keep a memory of their meanderings. Famous mostly for the palaces and forts within the city, some of the locations that are on the outskirts are not very well known. Nahargarh is one of those places that have not been explored much by photographers. When we received a letter this month to shoot the Nahargarh palace we were pleased to oblige the reader…

 
 
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Tips & Techs: Tips and tricks for digital photography

Once you have bought a new digital camera, all you have to do is go and shoot professional looking photographs, right? - If that is what you think, then you are absolutely wrong. There is much more to digital photography than to just let the camera do all your work. The things that you are about to learn are what make professional looking images.

 
 
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Tips & Techs: Blending Colours - Part II

In the first part of the Blending Colours article we learned about the basics of the blend modes. We also studied two blend modes Multiply and Screen in depth. In this part, we look to another blend mode called ‘Overlay Mode'. This mode is able to multiply and screen the image at the same time.

If you remember the first part of this article, the Overlay mode is a part of the Contrast group of blend modes along with other blend modes such as Soft Light, Hard Light, Vivid Light, Linear Light and so on. Each of these blend modes is designed to enhance the contrast in an image, but the Overlay mode is what you definitely need to know well as it is frequently used.

 
 
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Tips & Techs: Gain Light

The first breakthrough, which was extremely necessary in photography was, in a not eye-centered area and making them permanent photographic images. Employing data from the researches of experts over the years early in the 19th century, we created what we now call "Photograms”. These were made by placing assorted objects on paper soaked in silver nitrate and exposing them to sunlight. Those areas of the paper covered by the objects remained white; the rest blackened after exposure to the light.

 
 
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