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You chose your date, booked your position and started buying clothes. You are now looking for a wedding photographer. There are many high-quality photography styles, and if people in the industry know about these styles and match them. Remember that you are not just a style of photography, but that different types of wedding photography can create different conditions on your wedding day.

You have the style of photography that you would like to bring three things at your wedding. How many image styles do you want, as long as you spend with your photographer on your wedding day and, most importantly, your personality and the comfort of your camera.

There are many different pictures to wear. Vintage, editorial, artistic or delicate is just a few. Perhaps more confusing used by different photographers on different paths. The last one is asking couples and lots of questions before buying and losing a photographer who sees complete pictures of obsolete highs.

High-quality photography Style is a compromise between a fantastic job and the desire to create. A photographer can produce brilliant photos, but if it takes a lot of time, you will not be able to enjoy the experience.

Traditional wedding photography (or post)

Many people see traditional wedding photography as endless photographs of sovereign groups where everyone is as refined as a board. Even worse, damage the delicate collections of people to come. I think there is a fashion for traditional wedding photography, but true professional comfort is always the same for most wedding photographers. The photos may be more elegant, but the current experience and the letters are very similar.

There is always again to be gained between the art of work and that of the photographer and the time required for shooting. The most formally labeled photographs take longer to reach and reach. Every photographer who produces artistic positions needs time to produce his best work. It is important to determine the time you need and work in the way that best suits your day. There are photographers who spend a few hours in formal sheds. Make sure you are at this wedding moment. If you are not comfortable with the camera, these images will be more difficult. A good photographer should help you and make your job easier, but for many people, it can still be a bit sad.

Report Photography (Wedding Photojournalism)

When, traditionally, everything is published on the photos, the report photography is the opposite. It’s in moments of comprehension as they happen, and it’s more than a documentary on the wall. This form of wedding photography means that the photographer spends most of his time in the background and is therefore increasingly popular with couples. Weddings are more formal than you think. High definition documentary photography promotes a different ability of high-quality traditional shooting. You can guarantee that your photographer has the appropriate director of photography and can offer you complete wedding favors. High-quality photojournalism is more than a complete series of images of the full day of a series of protection highlights. There are photographers who take the last tire to gain strength, but they still use the same style they always have. High-quality photojournalism is based on prejudices and at the right time in the right place. These are not simplistic people, which is why many high-end traditional photographers escape their abilities. Some ethical photographers use the latest keywords to improve search engine performance while retaining the same images.

If you have a secret, you have your photos, photojournalism is probably the best choice. Photography happens without you realizing it and you can enjoy your natural beauty.

Although these two approaches replace the polar opposites, most wedding photos are actually a mix of these two styles. There are not many wedding photojournalists who do not take at least some official photos in traditional wedding photos, taking informal photos. Find out how many parts of a photographer are photographing and ask them what they want. It will probably be the best.

Vintage wedding photography

Vintage wedding photography is a style that has appeared recently and in fashion, but it is difficult to quantify in many ways. Vintage can only use some of the old camcorders of some weddings for a variety of ways to produce post-production for “vintage” digital files. There are many quality photographers, but remember that if you use heavily modified files in a normal style, the search for your photos will be taken several years later. When I ask the photographer a Vintage Vintage, I personally reduced at least a little marriage with the film, I’m not a fan of fake. How to always ask questions, look at examples and make an informed decision.

Editorial For Wedding Photography

This kind of wedding is inspired by the fashion design of glossy magazines, and it’s great to be able to produce high-end images. To make a successful marriage, photographers must be extremely organized and probably need an assistant to get shots in advance, whatever their style. Search your search to make sure that the time requirements for these types of steps fit in well with your schedule. If you really like this art photography, but do not want to spend too much time on your wedding, consider splitting a separate photo post after the wedding. Often described as a mix to see or describe the shroud, a separate photo station can be the best way, the wedding venue you want and the photos you live without losing much of your wedding day. It also means that you and your camera can identify the perfect time for the right light and that you have the opportunity to change when it rains. In many countries, especially in the United States, wedding photography is ready to be toured: for a wedding, a wedding with the festival and an editorial. It does not matter what happens every day.

Artistic wedding photography or fine arts

In essence, an evolution of traditional wedding photography gives these photos a delicate night on traditional filming, even if these are two terms that have been neglected by the photographer’s community, as well as your research. In the best of cases, these genres can move romantic images, but some photographers can overcome the same positions, so it seems a bit incomprehensible.

Conclusions

There are many styles of a photographer, but the main difficulty is not as good as that of passwords and seems longer for the portfolios. Finally, it is the skill of the photographer that makes you really important.

About The Author

I am Sara Jones, I am a Profesional Wedding Photographer in Dublin, Ireland. I have 4 years of Experience in Wedding Photography. My website name is Wedding Photographer Dublin

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Haridwar is one of the most popular Hindu pilgrimage places in India. It is also regarded as one amongst the seven holiest cities by Hindus. It is a place rich in culture and civilization which blend smoothly into each other giving this city a typical, rustic charm that is irresistible for many.

It is here that the Ganges finally leaves the mountains and enters the plains of North India. A major Shaktipeeth from time immemorial, the place is believed to have sanctified by the powerful trinity of Hindu mythology – Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh. This is why the place has been an ever-refreshing mystic venue for the purification of the mind, body, and soul. From Haridwar onwards, one enters a world where most things are sacred – the cows on the road, the trees, the rivers, the stones, the sounds. Sacredness seems to be the overarching value with which everything seems to be measured here, all other pursuits are secondary. There are small temples of Gods and demi-gods every few meters along the roads. Haridwar is also the entry point to the four main centres in Uttar Pradesh namely Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri.

Another attraction that Haridwar offers is the Ganga Snan, a dip in the holy waters of river Ganga. Devout believers feel that they will attain salvation and go to heaven after a dip in the sacred Ganga at Haridwar. Haridwar is also one of the four venues of the Kumbh Mela.

Each evening as the sun’s last rays reflect off the boundless waters of Mother Ganga, people gather for Ganga Aarti at Har-Ki-Pauri Ghat. . It is a spectacular ceremony of fire and songs, participated and performed by thousands of people who gather here from all over the country. It is the belief that this one tract of the Ganges at Har-ki-Pauri has the power to wash away karmic sins and inch souls that much closer to god. Upon death, it is said the waters here carry the deceased’s ashes straight to Hari, the supreme god.

There are no questions in Haridwar. Nor any answers. Just an uncanny acceptance of the cycle of life.











About Amlan Sanyal

My name is Amlan Sanyal. I am a teacher by profession and a freelance documentary photographer based in Siliguri, a small town in sub-Himalayan Bengal.

My interest in photography developed in 2008 while toying around with a compact digital camera. I haven’t stopped taking photographs since I got my first DSLR in 2009. I started taking pictures of strangers on the street. When I started doing this, I had no idea there was an entire genre devoted to it. I have been mostly self taught, drawing most of my education on photography by studying the work of great photographers in this genre. I’ve always been quite an observant person, liking to pay attention to small details. I strive to capture storytelling-images as well as insightful, emotion provoking yet, realistic sort of frames. I love capturing the colorful glimpses of the daily life in India. Street Photography/Documentary is my favorite way of looking at the world and taking photographs gives me the power to stop time, appreciate the truth of the moment and question myself.

Some of my memorable achievements was winning the POTM in Fotoflock, some publications in National Geographic Magazine, Showcase in Smart Photography Magazine, Asian Photography, PhotoPlus Magazine (UK), The DPhoto Inspiration & articles, few international digital salon acceptances. I have also received good placements and reviews in some competitions and my work has been published in various print and online magazines and blogs. I am also a contributor to Getty Images and National Geographic stock photography. But as a great success I consider recognition of people in social networks that follow and appreciate my work regular. Though a teacher by profession, I will always be a student when it comes to photography.

I think you should shoot what makes you happy, not what you think others want to see.

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Which focal length should you get for street photography – 28mm, 35mm or 50mm? Is the 50mm classic for a reason? Is the 28mm too wide? Or is the 35mm the perfect street lens?

In below video, Kai W greatly explained about the difference of these lenses. You can check their YouTube Channel for more interesting videos.

50mm vs 35mm vs 28mm - Best Street Photography Lens - YouTube

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There is a narrative that when your tummy is filled up with foods and you have a roof up of your head, you need not to be worried. But is this narrative appropriate for the landless fled people like Rohingya refugee community in Bangladesh?

Apparently, we, the civil society know the Rohingya refugee crisis from decades. Ethnic minorities of Rohingya have historically been excluded from the mainstream. Exclusions acted as humiliation such as prejudice, discrimination, stigmatization, derision, and deprivation. Humiliation toward this community reached an extent that it went beyond the level of tolerance. These consequences compelled them to escape from their stateless motherland. Thousands of Rohingya fled to Bangladesh in different periods mainly in the late 1700s and early 1800s, the 1940s, 1978, in 1991and 1992, and most recently in September 2017. In recent periods nearly 800,000 Rohingya escaped into Bangladesh and now the country caring over 1 million Rohingya people.

Now it is a burning issue for Bangladesh as well as for international that shakes our consciences about humanity concerns. This inhumane distressful refugee life drew my attention as individual beings and also as photographers. I went to them in the southern part of Bangladesh located Ukhiya-Teknaf-Sahporir Dwip where they push-in from Myanmar. After their massive influx had started in 2017, I visited them several times and took images inside the camps where they were battling to live. No words to describe what my camera focused on the distresses of their life. New arrivals were sobbing for the basics of life. Crowds of people, children, men, and women were running after the trucks, snatching whatever they were getting. They were living anywhere they could manage a little space and the living conditions were so bad likely to spread diseases. Their deplorable destiny strikes me asking the question: where are they wanted? They know that they are not wanted anywhere. Only the existence, survival is the first. I tried to touch that pain of uncertainty and their appeal towards life by these photographs where portrayed the unheard songs of the stateless innocent people, their dreadful journey, their substantial hazards, friendship among inhabitants in the camps, their positive look, struggle for life, darkness and many more momentums.











About Asma Beethe

Basically a poet, also her keen interest in photography is to portraying life and culture along with the heritage of ethnic minorities of Bangladesh. As well change of alluvial land, hilly village of Chittagong Hill Tracts and terminal people also in her curiosity.

She has been always interested in photos. She was intrigued by photos because she felt that she could hold an instant of time, of emotion, a memory right in her hand. Over the last few years, photography has helped her to live life a lot better and completely change her perspective on the world. Asma enjoys photography because it has caused her to fall in love with light and see the world around her with fresh eyes every single day.
Ms. Beethe completed her MS degree in Public Administration from the University of Chittagong. Later she did basic photography course from Pathshala, a South-Asian school of photography of Bangladesh. She is fascinated with portrait photography. But her interest widens in other genres of photography along with nature photography, theatrical performance, movie stills, product photography, etc.

She is working with several national and global NGOs and private organization as a freelancer, such as Save the Children Bangladesh, CARITAS Bangladesh, UNDP, ActionAid Bangladesh, Bangladesh Institute of Theater Arts (BITA), The Dhaka-Mercantile Bank Limited, Well Group, N Mohammad Group, etc. Also, She did movie stills, both feature film and short film. Couple of her photographs and photo-story appeared in leading dailies in Bangladesh.

Exhibitions:

  • Annual Photo Exhibition of Pathshala, 2013, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Annual Photo Exhibition of Pathshala, 2014, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • `Bangladesh: Promise & Possibilities’, Azadi-Footographia 1st Photo Festival Exhibition, 2015, Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • Annual Photography Exhibition of Chittagong Photographic Society, 2015, Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • The Influx Passage, 2018, at Boi-Chitra Gallery, Kolkata, India
  • Ecstasy of Harmony, 2019 at Indigenous Cultural Institute, Rangamati, Bangladesh

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Eric Van Nynatten is a New York-based photographer. He loves to capture street and fine art portraits. Eric has a unique eye for colors and contrasts. In his words about shadows and colors “There are specific lighting situations and colors that attract me. I try to look for those features every time I go out with my camera. Those special conditions are everywhere but sometimes it is a challenge to find out when they happen and where.”

Thanks, Eric for accepting our invite. Please read on…

Hi Eric, thank you for joining us here today! First of all, Could you please introduce yourself?

My name is Eric Van Nynatten and I am a photographer based in New York City.

When did you start shooting and how did this love for photography happen?

I started experimenting with my family’s first digital camera at about 12 years old. I loved how I could shoot without worrying about using up the expensive film.

Few words about shadows and colors on your photographs?

There are specific lighting situations and colors that attract me. I try to look for those features every time I go out with my camera. Those special conditions are everywhere but sometimes it is a challenge to find out when they happen and where.

You have captured some beautiful portraits. Few words about your fine artwork?

I enjoy photographing people and fashion very much. And I try to do it using natural light as much as possible.

How did you achieve that cinematic look and textures in your photographs?

Through observing and approaching locations and scenes over and over again you start to see how light can transform them. And capturing it at the moment that best fits your vision. Going in with a general idea of what you want can be very effective.

What is that you have adhered and learned through photography over the years?

Have patience and wait for the right moment. The image you are looking to capture comes eventually when you least expect it. Sometimes it can even be in the complete opposite direction.

What is a good photograph for you?

An image that draws the viewer in and stays on their mind long after they’ve looked at it.

What do you do to keep motivated, and not lose your passion for photography?

Keep shooting even when you don’t feel like it. I also look for inspiration in other forms of art like movies and music.

Which photographers have inspired you?

For me, it’s more about storytelling. Photographers like Ernst Haas, Viviane Maier, Steve McCurry, Patrick Demarchelier, Saul Leiter among others told amazing stories through their still images. Also cinematographers like Roger Deakens and Emmanuel Lubeski and film directors Steven Spielberg and David Fincher.

What camera and lenses do you use the majority of the time?

I mostly use a Sony A7R ii with a 35mm or 55mm Zeiss lens or simply my iPhone. I’ll shoot images with any camera though, I like to experiment.

Apart from photography, tell me about your hobbies and interests?

I love hiking, skiing, drawing and watching movies.

Thanks again for providing 121 Clicks with this opportunity to interview you. Any final thoughts for our readers?

Keep practicing and looking for your original point of view in this world of photography. Develop that point of view and make it your own.

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Delta is one of the physiographic units of Bangladesh. The area is almost plainland where the elevation ranges from 15m in the north to nearly a metre in the south. The delta areas of Bangladesh are densely populated, with a predominance of agricultural activities due to the high fertility of the soils. The livelihood of most people depends on the environmental conditions of the delta, in terms of land cultivation, fishing, navigation, common property resources (from the Sundarbans mangrove forest), and other economic activities. The reason why I titled it “Visuals of Delta” because I am Portraying Bangladesh its lifestyle, tradition, culture through my own visualization.
















About Enamur Reza

Hello, I am Enamur Reza from Bangladesh a self-taught street/travel photographer. I had a deep interest in sketching and painting from childhood. My love for visualizing elements transformed from sketch into photography back there in 2013. Its all started taking photos via smartphone and sometimes I used the camera on loan from friends, then I brought a Canon 700D with 18-55 in February 2015 and never stopped shooting till now. Currently, I am using Canon 6D and only Sigma 35mm f1.4 lens. I learned the art of composing photograph through the heart by trials and errors and it’s a resonance will continue till I die I guess. The biggest inspirations in my photography life are Henri Cartier-Bresson, Ansel Adams, Robert Capa, Vohra Brothers and from my country are Md Monir Hossain (Reuters), and Ab Rashid.

To me, photography is all about putting your visualization, observation in a frame in such a way that nobody has ever seen it before. Composing the element around you by how your heart guides yourself, a cherishable light and use of different point of view. Photography is not that thing you take only by pressing the shutter rather photography is the inner feelings of your soul when you release the shutter. And I worship my heart and soul through photography!

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On Ramadan, all Muslim people finish their fast. Iftar or Fatoor is the evening meal with which Muslims end their daily Ramadan fast at sunset. Muslims break their fast at the time of the call to prayer for the evening prayer. The daily fast during Ramadan begins immediately after the pre-dawn meal of Suhur and continues during the daylight hours, ending with sunset with the evening meal of Ifthar. (Manama – Bahrain).






About Mustafa Abdul Hadi

Mustafa AbdulHadi From Bahrain, 23 years old. Designer and freelance photographer and has interest on travel photography to explore & study the different aspects of peoples life, And their customs and traditions. And he participated in several local and international competitions in photography where he won Second place in Manama Competition 2014, Bronze Medal in The Jordan Photographic Society WPG GRAND CIRCUIT 2014 he won ARTFOTO HM Medal of MONTENEGRO.

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Since the release of Apple’s new iPhone Xs and iPhone Xr, you begin to think that waterproof phone cases are obsolete. After all, aren’t the two newest iPhone’s practically waterproof?

Actually, the two phones and even the two previous models before it, are not waterproof. They are water resistant. The distinction is necessary. Especially since smart phones are more like an investment than a purchase.

The terms water-resistant and waterproof are thrown around interchangeably all the time. However, they are completely different. Water-resistant means water will not penetrate into the phone up to a certain depth and amount of time. Water proof means the phone is impermeable to water no matter the depth or length of time submerged.

While water-resistant is a great feature for normal everyday use (rainy days, dropping it in snow or a puddle, even the toilet), it probably won’t do much good when out on a lake, rock climbing, or playing sports.

There are many reasons to still buy a waterproof case for your iPhone Xr, keep reading to find out more.

Water Resistant/Proof Ratings

It’s not enough to know that the iPhone Xr is water resistant and not water proof. It’s not even enough to know the definition and differences of the two terms.

If you really want to protect your phone, you need to also understand what the ratings for water resistance mean. Every smartphone is released with an IP rating. The iPhone Xr, for example, has an IP rating of IP67.

IP refers to how resistant the phone is against dust and water. The first number is for dust penetration on contact and ranges from 0 to 6. A rating of 6 means the phone is totally protected when coming into contact with dust.

The second number is for water resistance and ranges from 0 to 9. The higher the rating the better the protection against water.

The iPhone Xr has a rating of IP67 meaning it is completely protected against dust and can be submerged up to 1 meter for no more than 30 minutes.

The manufacturer typically decides the depth and duration of your phone in water. This is why it may be important to choose a waterproof iPhone Xr case in those situations outside of normal everyday use.

Waterproof Phone Cases

A waterproof iPhone Xr case will have the same IP ratings as water resistant phones. IP67 or IP68 are popular ratings. Even though this was explained as being water resistant, the cases are still better than a bare phone.

As mentioned, the manufacturers often dictate the depth and time allowed in the water. An iPhone Xr, for example, can only be submerged in 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes. But phone cases are often able to be submerged up to 10 feet, still for only 30 minutes though.

Waterproof cases, because they often form a tight seal all the way around the phone, also offer protection against falls and drops. Some cases will even protect a phone for a drop of up to 6ft. This is because of the popular shock absorption technology built into most cases.

Your phone will not only be able to survive being submerged in a pool or lake, but also it might survive those moments where it wishes to break free and leap from your hand. It’s usually onto some type of hard unforgiving material like cement, tile, or hardwood.

Using a waterproof case for your phone will give you the peace of mind knowing your phone and your investment are protected as best as possible.

Protect Your Investment

Phones today really are an investment. Especially, when the cheapest of them is around $800 USD. It’s understandable why most people would want to protect that investment for as long as possible. Besides who wants to shell out $800 or more on a new phone every couple of months? Unless your extremely wealthy not most people.

While commercials and advertisements offer feature footage of people using their phones to take photos under water, would you risk it? Probably not, but with a waterproof case your iPhone Xr will last you for years to come, and you won’t miss out on a single moment life has to offer.

Know what the ratings of the case and your phone are and whether or not the case you choose is truly waterproof or water resistant. You can never be too careful when it comes to protecting technology.

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Laurent Castellani is a Fine Art Portrait Photographer from Nantes, France. Laurent got interested in art from childhood and very good in painting and poetry. In Laurent words, the emotion and environment are very important to take a great portrait.

Thanks, Laurent for accepting our invite. Please read on…

Hi Laurent, thank you for joining us here today! First of all, Could you please introduce yourself?

Hello, my name is Laurent Castellani, from La Rochelle and Ile de Ré (in France, Atlantic coast, I am now based in Nantes) I am a digital art director of profession, sensitive to art since childhood, I developed my sensitivity to photography and video there are only 2 years a little by chance and since I had a lot of recognition so it pushed me to continue.

Please share some of your childhood memories towards the art?

I have two memories that come back to me often, When I was very very young, in kindergarten I remember we had coloring workshops and I strained visibly more than the others not to exceed traits and to multiply the colors. So when I was writing I tried to write very beautiful letters in the words so that I was the one who wrote the best in the class. I loved to take my time so that the words I wrote was the most beautiful.

When did you start shooting and how did this love for photography happen?

There was a decisive shoot in August 2018, when I shoot I felt that something was happening and that this shoot will change my perception and that of others on my ability to create via this art. It is the one under the bridge with the color red.

What fascinates you to capture these precious portraits?

I obviously have an ability to magnify a subject and give it an âmen, if I did not succeed either then I think I did not succeed my shoot.

What is that you have adhered and learned through photography over the years?

No matter the subject, the team or even the place, we can always make a beautiful photo with not much and without even thinking that it can happen. This chance that makes a shoot each time different will always fascinate me.

Before I was trying to shoot only models in the agency until the day of this shoot under the bridge with Heloïse who was perfect unknown agencies and shootings (she had never shot) and yet my shoot shone into the Netflix offices without saying more.

What is the secret behind taking a good portrait?

The emotion, then comes the combination with the place.

Few words about your post-processing?

I do not retouch, just a few settings I created myself in Lightroom.

What do you do to keep motivated, and not lose your passion for photography?

One of the shoot in August 2018 with Heloise, we did not know one hour before, we had no makeup artist, no stylist, we did not know what we would do, I decided on a whim of go under the bridge. We lacked light so I decided to block my rear lights on the car with my backpack. I took my Leica Q and shot randomly asking Heloîse to raise his arms to the sky and play the dislocated puppet. The blue sky behind dog and wolf and the red was a timeless and very cinematographic, that night everything has to walk and it was magic, it was also very good he had to do 25° to 22h. It was a very nice feeling to finally crystallize what I had always wanted to give as the atmosphere. I saw my idol “Lynch” through the scenery, the subject and the lights.

What camera and lenses do you use the majority of the time? What does Laurent do when not behind the lens?

At this moment I am taking care of my son he is One and a half years old. I try to be there for my family.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Finding creative time despite modern life, work, family, social life.

Apart from photography, tell me about your hobbies and interests?

I like music, cinema enormously. I was a bassist for 9 years in 3 different groups and did a lot of concerts. I often go to the movie theater. I also make personal movies. I like exhibitions.

Thanks again for providing 121 Clicks with this opportunity to interview you. Any final thoughts for our readers?

Turn your weaknesses into strength and create as much as possible what you love. Life is short.

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