Your Pictures: August 2013

 

Here is a look at the best photographs made by our readers across the country in the August 2013 issue of the magazine.

If you want your photographs showcased, send in entries to:

The Editor, Better Photography,
Network18 Publishing, Ruby House,
‘A’ Wing, J K Sawant Marg,
Dadar (W) Mumbai-400 028, India

Email: entries@betterphotography.in

The Dancer

Amith Nag, Bengaluru
“After a Bharatnatyam performance at a dance show in Bengaluru, all the lights went off except the rimlight. What was interesting is that this darkened the dancer and only a tiny sparkle could be seen from her nose-ring.”

Exposure Details
Camera: Canon EOS 550D
Aperture: f/4.5
Shutterspeed: 1/160sec
ISO: 800

“After a Bharatnatyam performance at a dance show in Bengaluru, all the lights went off except the rimlight. What was interesting is that this darkened the dancer and only a tiny sparkle could be seen from her nose-ring.” Photography/Amith Nag

“After a Bharatnatyam performance at a dance show in Bengaluru, all the lights went off except the rimlight. What was interesting is that this darkened the dancer and only a tiny sparkle could be seen from her nose-ring.” Photography/Amith Nag

Serenity in Her Thoughts

Saurabh Bhatia, New Delhi
“I noticed the girl smiling in her own thoughts. I loved the way her hair covered her face. It added an innocence to the picture.”

Exposure Details
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 24–70mm f/2.8L USM
Aperture: f/6.3
Shutterspeed: 1/160sec
ISO: 100

“I noticed the girl smiling in her own thoughts. I loved the way her hair covered her face. It added an innocence to the picture.” Photography/Saurabh Bhatia

“I noticed the girl smiling in her own thoughts. I loved the way her hair covered her face. It added an innocence to the picture.” Photography/Saurabh Bhatia

Monochrome Beauty

Praveen Chettri, Kalimpong
“For me, making a portrait is always about establishing a connect with the subject. Her nose ring intrigued me. I think it helped bring out her personality too.”

Exposure Details
Camera: Nikon D3000
Aperture: f/5.6
Shutterspeed: 1/250sec
ISO: 200

“For me, making a portrait is always about establishing a connect with the subject. Her nose ring intrigued me. I think it helped bring out her personality too." Photography/Praveen Chettri

“For me, making a portrait is always about establishing a connect with the subject. Her nose ring intrigued me. I think it helped bring out her personality too.” Photography/Praveen Chettri

Quietude

Supriyo R Sarkar, Kolkata
“I made this portrait using the natural daylight coming through a window. The sidelighting adds a calmness to the overall mood of the photograph.”

Exposure Details
Camera: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50
Aperture: f/2.7
Shutterspeed: 1/40sec
ISO: 100

“I made this portrait using the natural daylight coming through a window. The sidelighting adds a calmness to the overall mood of the photograph.” Photography/Supriyo R Sarkar

“I made this portrait using the natural daylight coming through a window. The sidelighting adds a calmness to the overall mood of the photograph.” Photography/Supriyo R Sarkar

A Subtle Intensity

Prasan Lakhani, Agra
“There was an intense charm about this old man’s expressions. The pattern in the foreground also made the portrait unique.”

Exposure Details
Camera: Canon EOS 600D
Aperture: f/5.6
Shutterspeed: 1/250sec
ISO: 800

“There was an intense charm about this old man’s expressions. The pattern in the foreground also made the portrait unique.” Photography/Prasan Lakhani

“There was an intense charm about this old man’s expressions. The pattern in the foreground also made the portrait unique.” Photography/Prasan Lakhani

Fist of the Demon

Somsubhra Chatterjee,Kolkata
“Kumortuli in Kolkata is a place where potters build figures of Hindu Gods. As I was passing by, I found this fist of a demon clay figure emerging from the dark. The scene was quite unusual and worth a picture.”

Exposure Details
Camera: Canon EOS 1000D
Aperture: f/5.6
Shutterspeed: 1/250sec
ISO: 200

“Kumortuli in Kolkata is a place where potters build figures of Hindu Gods. As I was passing by, I found this fist of a demon clay figure emerging from the dark. The scene was quite unusual and worth a picture.” Photography/Somsubhra Chatterjee

“Kumortuli in Kolkata is a place where potters build figures of Hindu Gods. As I was passing by, I found this fist of a demon clay figure emerging from the dark. The scene was quite unusual and worth a picture.” Photography/Somsubhra Chatterjee

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