Why do the done ? Part II ( Aero India 2011 Images ) – Something Different ?

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Continuing with my previous post about Aero India 2011, where i referred to about “Why do the done ?“. In this follow up post which you can call as Part II or Next in the series I shall be presenting to you two things i tried out with regard to presentation of the Air show images from this year.
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FIAP Nature Biennial World Cup exhibition [My Views]

Visiting Mercedes Benz FIAP Nature Biennial World Cup exhibition at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishad was one of the agendas for the last weekend. About 500 photographs involving 32 countries were on…

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How to be come "SUCK"cessful Photographer ?

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So what’s the tip for you to become a successful….

Wildlife photographer ?

ANS: Head out with a Canon 1Ds Mark IV + 600 F4 L IS or a Nikon D3s + 600 F4 VR to the pristine forests across the globe!

Portrait photographer ?

ANS: Pick up the fastest and the most expensive lens like Canon 85 F1.2 or Canon/Nikon 24-70 F2.8 or the Best of the class lighting equipment!

Landscape photographer ?

ANS: You must have a Canon 5D Mark II Coupled with a Nikon 14-24mm lens or a Canon 16-35 F2.8 and throw in some Singhray/Lee/B&W Filters!

Is that really the case? Will you be able to become the best and make best images if you have one or all of the above equipment? Every alternate day photographers get bombarded with questions from budding and amateur photog aspirants on what’s the best equipment that they should next purchase or what’s the equipment that they should pick up to get photos like pro. A list of must have equipments from the Pro’s and couple of “high money no output workshops” and few weeks down the line its back to square one – “My photos are not as good as the one you took or My camera is not able to take good photos I think I need to upgrade my camera/lens or I think I need to upgrade to Photoshop CS5 from Photoshop CS4 as the content-aware-fill will help me remove the clutter in the photo and make it better”.

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Un”Competitive” Competitions

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Over the last few months I got to see and participate in couple of photography contest and I should admit or I should frankly say that – organising contests in a ethical and fair and proper way in our part of the world is really impossible if not for difficult. I would not like to name the organisations which ran the contests but have to narrate few things which I got to see.

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