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I’ve been living in the San Francisco Bay area for a few years now. And every time I am driving over the Dumbarton Bridge over to Fremont or Union City, I notice this red hut on right hand side in Don Edward Wildlife Refuge. This hut look really intriguing as its in the middle of the park and Inevitably always see it when I am on that road. I’ve been wanting to… Read More

To keep it simple the trick is to keep a long exposure. But that would work in low-light conditions so adjust the shutter accordingly. You cannot predict when the next lightning will strike and its so quick that you can’t keep your hand on the shutter and coincide your click with it. But what happens with the long exposure (10-30 sec or even in bulb mode) is that the shutter is open… Read More

You see an interesting subject, you take a photo. Do you take time to explore the subject? how do you figure you have the best possible composition? How many photos of the same subject are enough? Some you can answer accurately some answers are vague. Based on your audience, based on the time you have and many such factors you can answer these questions. The above three image are pretty much the… Read More

The top advise you would get from the pros is to shoot a landscape during the Golden Hours. This makes a lot of sense because during that time you get soft light, deep colors at the horizon, and on a cloudy day you get more dramatic results. One may not always be in a good location during the sunset or the sunrise, and that time the light can really be very harsh,… Read More

Things don’t always go as per plan. Mine didn’t go well either. A friend and I planned for some night photography, mainly for the milky-way and the star trails in the White Mountains Area. We planned it 3 weeks in advance and when the day came to head out we had intense overcast and chance of rain. That was the situation for the entire weekend. Our plan was to be out all… Read More