Kalba

Arabian Toad

Arabian Toad DSLRvsPhone Featured

The colour reproduction difference between the two pictures is huge making one look better than the other (depending on your preference) showing what different (sized) sensors see in almost similar lighting. When this comparison is removed, each picture stands out quite well on its own where one does something better than the other and vice versa. What was interesting for me is that I shot with the smartphone first and used the DSLR only as an afterthought. Subject : Arabian Toad (Bufo arabicus) Location : Kalba, Sharjah, UAE Shooting Date/Time : 15/11/2012 07:06 AM Cameras used : Canon EOS 5D MarkII...

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Picture-perfect professionalism

27th Oct 2012 Sharjah-Kalba feature

Being a ‘professional’ photographer is something I tend to gloat about a little too much. Not something I do verbally, but it is how I approach a shot-worthy subject or scenario. The thinking cap is showed off; going down on the knees to get a different angle has become a habit of profound observation and trying to get that perfect image in one shutter actuation is the unwanted, superficial pressure. Today as a makeshift photo trip, Shruti and I headed out to Sharjah-Kalba highway in search of a dam that I managed to find on Google maps. The dam itself was bone-dry but on the way we stumbled...

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