When You Reach for the Star!

 

Here is a look at the photographs by the three finalists!

Altaf Khan  Age 40, Mumbai  “With such lush and green surroundings, I wanted to make sure the car really popped out of the landscape. To do this, I made sure I shot at an aperture that would blur the background.”  Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II  Lens: Canon EF 70–200mm f/2.8L USM  Exposure: 1/320 sec, f/2.8, ISO 200

Altaf Khan
Age 40, Mumbai
“With such lush and green surroundings, I wanted to make sure the car really popped out of the landscape. To do this, I made sure I shot at an aperture that would blur the background.”
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 70–200mm f/2.8L USM
Exposure: 1/320 sec, f/2.8, ISO 200

Raju A K  Age 50, Bengaluru  “Because of the lens I was using, I noticed the pine trees converge at the focal length of 14mm. The curve of the car broke the monotony of the straight lines. I allowed a few drops of rain to accumulate on the lens to get a dreamy effect. ”  Camera: Nikon D4  Lens: Nikkor AF-S 14–24mm f/2.8G ED  Exposure: 1/30sec, f/8, ISO 200

Raju A K
Age 50, Bengaluru
“Because of the lens I was using, I noticed the pine trees converge at the focal length of 14mm. The curve of the car broke the monotony of the straight lines. I allowed a few drops of rain to accumulate on the lens to get a dreamy effect. ”
Camera: Nikon D4
Lens: Nikkor AF-S 14–24mm f/2.8G ED
Exposure: 1/30sec, f/8, ISO 200

Altaf Khan  Age 40, Mumbai  “I waited for the car to reach that exact spot, as the strong curve of the rock leads one’s eyes straight to it.”  Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II  Lens: Canon EF 70–200mm f/2.8L USM  Exposure: 1/3200 sec, f/4.0, ISO 1600

Altaf Khan
Age 40, Mumbai
“I waited for the car to reach that exact spot, as the strong curve of the rock leads one’s eyes straight to it.”
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 70–200mm f/2.8L USM
Exposure: 1/3200 sec, f/4.0, ISO 1600

Altaf Khan  Age 40, Mumbai  “To me, the car seemed to emerge very naturally from the landscape at this angle.”  Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II  Lens: Canon EF 70–200mm f/2.8L USM  Exposure: 1/500 sec, f/6.3, ISO 800

Altaf Khan
Age 40, Mumbai
“To me, the car seemed to emerge very naturally from the landscape at this angle.”
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 70–200mm f/2.8L USM
Exposure: 1/500sec, f/6.3, ISO 800

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