XDrive Photo Lesson – 12 – Shooting in Raw

First of all, apologies as I was not able to do my weekly post on XDrive’s Learn Photography series last week as my life got suddenly too busy! I will write another post on that soon! 😀 Anyway, I am here with a new topic for the week. So far I believe that we have…

Photography Learning – 11- Lenses

Hello guys! So far we have gone through some of the basics of photography on “XDrive Photography Learning Sessions“. We concentrated mainly on the concepts of photography and exchanged views on different topics already. Photography is about creativity, and we all agree that “it’s the eye behind the camera that matters not the camera.” Having said…

Learn Photography – Review – September

Again end of the month is already here, it’s time for review of the activities we did here on XDrive. Those who are new here, we all photography enthusiasts trying to learn photography together. We are trying to learn things on hand and discuss the issues on weekly basis here on XDrive. We do take part…

Learn Photography – 10 – Black & White

Well, so far we have been discussing on the basics of the photography, and I hope most of you found it useful. This week, I want to touch upon a totally different topic. This week it will be about Black & White Photography. Well, I feel almost all the pictures we take these days from…

Learn Photography – 9 – Focus

As a part of XDrive’s Photography Learning sessions every week we are learning about a new aspect of photography here. This week I have decided that we will talk about focusing. But then you might ask, why focusing topic again? We already had sessions on sharpness and then close-up topics, didn’t we cover focusing here?…

Learn Photography – 8 – Closeup/Macro

When do you “wow” a picture? I am pretty sure; it happens whenever you see something that you never expected or not used seeing them on a daily basis right? Yes, that means if you want others to “Wow” you, you need to click something people don’t see every day. So, what is that people…

Learn Photography – Review – August

Well, it’s the end of the month August. It’s a monthly routine to do a progress report on XDrive Photography Learning sessions for this month. If you are a photography enthusiast and want to take advantage of these sessions, I request you to go through individual links I have provided below on each of the…

Learn Photography – 7 – Frame your subject.

Framing is one of the important composition technique used in photography. In this week’s session, lets explore more on framing our pictures. First why “Frame”? Well main purpose of framing is to emphasize our subject in the picture. Please recall from the earlier sessions, I talked about a successful picture is the one where your…

Learn Photography – 6 – Focus on Blurs!”

In this week’s session lets learn about taking “blurred” pictures! What? blurred picture? 😁  Why in the world anyone wants to take a blurry pictures?” Didn’t we spend whole last week experimenting about importance of taking “Sharp” pictures…? now why the U turn?

Learn Photography – 5 – Sharpness

One of the main complaints from amateur photographers is about the lack of sharpness of images they have taken. Many newcomers blame that they have a bad camera and hence the results… but on contrary, more the advanced the camera you have more chances to get blurry pictures for newbies! Sounds funny? Yes but that…

Learn Photography – Review – July

Well, most of you already know that I have started a online workshop on basic photography skills begining this month. Many have participated and thank you for your active participation. That exposed me to lot of challenges and I have done my best to answer them as per my knowledge in this topic. At this…

Learn Photography – 4 – Breathing Space

One of the biggest puzzle for a new photographers is how to position the subject in their composition of a shot. When you search for composition ideas online, hundreds of feeds such as rule of thirds, symmetry, leading lines etc comes up. While reading all makes sense but actually when you go to shooting mode,…