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How to shoot star trails

A celestial night sky looks wonderful to the human eye. But the camera can show you some amazing sights that the naked eye cannot see, one of which is a star trail image. Tanmay Khandelwal, a photographer, gives you a tutorial on clicking images of star trails.

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Trekking tips

Indispensable Polarising Filter

If you are a Landscape Photographer, the first thing you need to do after buying a camera is to buy a Circular Polarizer. Here are some tips.

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Photo contests

Winter Camp Photo Contest

The Winter camp photo contest results are out ! The top three winning photos are here. Post your comments below

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Trekking tips

How To Take Professional Portrait Photographs On Your Trek

People in the hills can be few of the most interesting subjects for your camera. Saurabh Chatterjee, a travel photographer, gives you some useful tips to click better portrait shots.

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Trekking tips

7 Essential Items I Always Carry In My Camera Bag During A Trek

Packing a camera bag for a long trek can be difficult. Should you carry less weight and leave behind crucial equipment or should you pack them in anyway? Neelima Vallangi, a travel photographer and writer, jots down a list of all the things her camera bag must have.

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Trekking tips

How to shoot panoramas

It’s no problem if you don’t have a panorama mode on your camera. Neelima Vallangi, a travel photographer, teaches you how exactly to do a panorama, by stitching two or more pictures together. In fact, this is more effective and detailed than the ready-made panoramic photographs.

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Expert Opinion

How to choose a trek for the summer

It’s never easy to choose a trek out of so many beautiful mountain ranges in India. So, Arjun Majumdar puts down a handy ready reckoner to help you choose a trek for the summer, based on presence of snow, scenery, altitude, level of difficulty and other aspects. It is not easy to pick, but the guide here will help.

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Expert Opinion

Markha Valley Interview

Markha Valley is perhaps the only trek in Ladakh that brings out the true colours of the desert landscape. It is no surprise then that the Markha Valley trek is also the most popular trek in Ladakh.

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Expert Opinion

Solo vs Sahib Style Trekking

Solo trekker Sathya Venkatachari puts down the pros and cons solo trekking and “sahib” style trekking. Which one would you choose?

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Photo contests

Chadar trek photo contest Jan 2012

After multiple rounds of judging, we have finally arrived at the winners of the Chadar trek photo contest. Here are the results.

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Photo contests

Kedarkantha winter 2011

After much consideration and many rounds of discussions between the judges we have finally arrived at the top three photographs of the Kedarkantha trek photo contest.

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Trek Photography

How to make your photographs unique

Most people who have been on a trek or two are quickly bitten by the shutterbug. And rightly so! But what’s the point of having the same shots as everyone else? Neelima Vallangi tells you how to make your pictures unique, and also hands out tips to improve your photography skills.

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