Shades of Color | Martin Zalba

The night landscapes master is now exploring a new way with infrared without losing an inch of style.
“From the first moment I started in earnest with photography, night photography caught my attention powerfully. It was a very expressive technique. At night there is little light, the night is quite unknown to us … Nature looks different, there is a magic light, it is a different way of seeing things.”

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Martin Zalba Photography
more in Shades of Color Magazine

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Symbiosis

The most challenging, yet thrilling genre in photography! Every photograph captures reality in its most raw form. The images may be heart – wrenching but this is the only genre in photography that has capacity to transform the society in its true sense.

Social Documentary & Photojournalism
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Long repetitive geometric patterns accompanied with precise symmetry in different spaces – indoors or outdoors makes interior & architectural photography different from all the other genres.
Interior & Architectural Photography
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In the current scenario, table-top and product photography require an innovative conceptual approach for various advertisements catering to a wide range of audiences & customers.
Table Top & Product photography
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Every individual has a story to communicate. It is not only the facial expressions that talk, but also the gestures in different parts of one’s body that communicate. This is exactly what one tries to capture in people & portraits.
People and Portrait photography
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Glamour, fashion, style with a unique play of lights. Everything is posed & a set – up here, be it the models, the studio or the shots. It is an avant – garde style of photography with everything under the control of the photographer.
Fashion photography
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Symbiosis School of Photography nurtures the seed of passion in photography into a fully-grown professional career. It takes one through the varied genres in photography thereby sensitising an individual’s visual skills towards the infrastructural and socio-cultural environment. SSP is unique, not only in the three-year undergraduate course (BA) in Visual Arts and Photography that it offers, but also in its approach towards imparting photographic education to its students.
more at SSP

Image Maker

The advent of digital technology has had the biggest impact in the Art, Science and Business of photography after the invention of color films.

Digital cameras, labs, storage devices, digital manipulation software, etc. have completely and dramatically changed the photography business as the world has known since it began. This synergy between the old and contemporary, results in great images. The impact of visual communication is seen by the innumerable images we see every day in our environment. Photographers are often at the forefront as they document history and social changes.

The resources of these image makers are tapped by virtually all industries and very few people will be unaffected by photographic image capture, in its varied usages and application.

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Image Maker
more at Shari Academy

Why learn Photography?

A picture is worth a thousand words! Artists want to express their feelings and emotions through their pictures, people love nature and want to capture its beauty. Photography is a medium of creative art and a photograph is a picture created with mechanical, chemical or electronic means.

Marriages may be decided in heaven, but they actually take place on the Earth and wedding photos are the most valuable possessions of people.

Parents love their children and their photos too. Schools and colleges want team photos. Corporate establishments always need photos for brochures, advertisements, catalogues, annual reports and press releases.

Newspapers and news magazines need news events covered with supporting photos. Stock agencies always want pictures; you may sell your work for calendars or greeting cards. There are many advertising agencies who want photos to create ads for their clients. The number of new magazines continues to grow. And all of them need photos.

Models want their portfolios done, companies want to promote their products and services, people want their family functions covered, and there is no end to the list.

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Why learn Photography?
more at National Institute of Photography

Digital Photography The Complete Guide – Vol 27

If you love photography and ’drawing with light’, then this guide is your gateway to taking it further and mastering the many aspects of the craft. Modern cameras are marvels of technology but they are only as good as the person who takes the shot. If you are ready to raise your game to the next level, we are here to help you become the best photographer you know you can be.

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Digital Photography The Complete Guide – Vol 27
The ultimate guide for digital photographers!

via BDM Publications

Digital Photography Beginners Guide Vol 26

If up until now you have enjoyed photography but it has been limited to taking snaps and shooting selfies on your cameraphone, you could be missing out on a whole world of creative possibilities. Taking the next step to becoming a better photographer and moving up into the world of digital SLRs and interchangeable lens camera systems can seem daunting. You might feel that there’s so much to learn and too many techniques to be mastered. Don’t worry, within these pages are many useful tips and guides to get you started; and hopefully we can show you that good photography is easier to achieve than you thought possible.

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Digital Photography Beginners Guide Vol 26
The essential guide for budding photographers!

via BDM Publications

Discovering Nature

Discovering Nature Photography Competition – Results Announced

1st Place: Congratulations to Agniswar Ghosal with this image.
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2nd Place: Congratulations to Achintya Adhikari with this image.
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3rd Place: Congratulations to Alan Jones and Darron Matthews with these images.
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Highly Commended
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Discovering Nature
more at Society of International Nature & Wildlife Photographers