Monday, 7 July 2014

Photography Courses- It’s time to get out of that auto-mode!

It’s that silly season when everybody is busy finding his or her camera to click pictures in anticipation of that perfect holiday shot. Aren’t you also one of those who are out shooting some crazy happy pictures of a fun-filled vacation?

You literally take thousands of pictures to get those 4-5 flawless pictures that you could frame, flaunt or profile-it! And when you come back & look at those limited perfect pictures, you wonder how did you do it?

Then you realize you switched your camera mode to auto mode and prayed to get the best shot. It’s just sometimes only that your stars get lucky. But when you want to repeat the shot (some time later) then you have to again go through the same long process of clicking thousands of pictures to get that one brilliant shot. And now you are again gravely stuck in the auto mode!

Wouldn’t it be great if you know the exact usage and importance of all those buttons on your expensive camera? Wouldn’t it be nice if you know all the secrets and tips to get great pictures every time you pick up your camera?

Don’t worry; you can now get out of this auto mode easily. IIP, with its vocational and professional photography courses, is all set to teach you how to use your camera like a pro. From its weekend courses to one year dual diploma program in Photography, from one day basic workshop to photo tours, IIP offers comprehensive photography courses that help you master the art of photography in no-time!

Photography Lessons - the Art of Portrait Photography

There is no other complex and beautiful picture than that of a human face.
From capturing, a toddler’s innocent smile, to the mischievous emotions of a teenager, a man in his struggling days and lastly the freckles and shackles of an old age.
Portrait Photography is not only about the click on the face of a person with an apt camera, infinite zooms and black and white technique, but it is the hypnotic spell that bonds you to get disappeared into it, that is the beauty of portrait photography.
A still that keeps you still in itself for a while and you just question yourself how it has been done ?, what is so captivating in the picture that is making itself so attached to the mind ? That is the spell of Portrait photography.

Portrait photography can be of as abounding kinds as you name them. There is no immovable guideline for this segment of photography, however, yet to make it less difficult and simpler to comprehend, we separate them in three classifications:

1. Candid Portrait Photography
Candid Photography is the one where the subject may be ignorant of the existence of a photographer. In such representations, the photographer does not have much freedom to change nature's turf or feelings of the individual being shot. Things are regular and spontaneous. There are no posed pictures.
In short Candid shots incorporate each one of those shots where the subject is unconscious about being captured or in any event astonished to realize that.
A few instances of a genuine shot will be cutting strangers on the road or taking photographs of individuals in gatherings without their information.

2. Environmental Portrait Photography
An environmental portrait ordinarily concentrates on the connection of the subject with nature. The story of a subject is told through the surroundings. The subject is shown corresponding to nature's domain through his methodology and sincerity.
Ecological pictures are likewise used to mean the social and authentic minutes of the past. A portion of the natural pictures might be a decent wellspring of learning and could be extremely educational about an episode from the past. In natural representation, foundation assumes a vital part. In this structure, the photographer needs to pick the subject and surroundings deliberately.

3. Creative Portrait Photography
Innovative approach in portrait photography is taking the assistance of after generation apparatuses to digitally control a representation and bringing about a noticeable improvement. In prior days, the darkroom was utilized to do such works however as of late of DSLRs the after generation programming devices, for example, Adobe Photoshop and others have supplanted the darkrooms. Imaginative methodology has been utilized for a long while and new engineering advancements have made it much more famous.
But the eye for the natural creative energy from the air will always have a higher calling than the rest.