Your Pictures: February 2012

 

Near faceless portraits by our readers make for stunning images in the February 2012 issue of  Better Photography.

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

The Editor,
Better Photography, Infomedia18 Limited,
Ruby House, ‘A’ Wing, J K Sawant Marg,
Dadar (West), Mumbai – 400028, India.

Email: entries@betterphotography.in

Life in a Metropolis

Varun Raj, Toronto, Canada
“I made this image from inside a car, on the busy streets of Kolkata. To me, the image not only conveys the decisions that we have to make but also portrays the chaos that we encounter on a daily basis.”

Exposure Details
Camera:
Nikon D3000
Aperture: f/22
Shutterspeed:
1/8sec
ISO:
100

“I made this image from inside a car, on the busy streets of Kolkata. To me, the image not only conveys the decisions that we have to make but also portrays the chaos that we encounter on a daily basis.” Photograph/Varun Raj

“I made this image from inside a car, on the busy streets of Kolkata. To me, the image not only conveys the decisions that we have to make but also portrays the chaos that we encounter on a daily basis.” Photograph/Varun Raj

In the Shadows

A Ramakrishna Reddy, Hyderabad
“While watching a stage show, I happened to notice a man behind one of the curtains. The multiple light sources created shadows of different intensities, making this a dramatic frame for me.”

Exposure Details
Camera:
Nikon D200
Lens: Nikkor AF-S 70–300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED VR
Aperture:
f/4.8
Shutterspeed:
1/10sec
ISO:
400

“While watching a stage show, I happened to notice a man behind one of the curtains. The multiple light sources created shadows of different intensities, making this a dramatic frame for me.” Photograph/A Ramakrishna Reddy

“While watching a stage show, I happened to notice a man behind one of the curtains. The multiple light sources created shadows of different intensities, making this a dramatic frame for me.” Photograph/A Ramakrishna Reddy

Towards the Light

Kanu Varman, Erode
“I had spent an hour in complete darkness in the underground water tank at home. When I reached the other end of the tank, I saw that the sun was directly above me and my brother was forming a silhouette. Having spent time in complete darkness the scene before me seemed like a dream.”

Exposure Details
Camera:
Samsung Galaxy I5700 Spica
Aperture: f/2.8
Shutterspeed: 1/1000sec
ISO:
100

“I had spent an hour in complete darkness in the underground water tank at home. When I reached the other end of the tank, I saw that the sun was directly above me and my brother was forming a silhouette. Having spent time in complete darkness the scene before me seemed like a dream.” Photograph/Kanu Varman

“I had spent an hour in complete darkness in the underground water tank at home. When I reached the other end of the tank, I saw that the sun was directly above me and my brother was forming a silhouette. Having spent time in complete darkness the scene before me seemed like a dream.” Photograph/Kanu Varman

Pointless Heroics

Bobby Roy, New Delhi
“On the day of Diwali, I found a man holding a rotating wheel filled with lit firecrackers. I made this picture with the intention of conveying the unnecessary antics that people often undertake during the festival.”

Exposure Details
Camera:
Canon EOS 7D
Aperture: f/2.8
Shutterspeed:
1/30sec
ISO:
200

“On the day of Diwali, I found a man holding a rotating wheel filled with lit firecrackers. I made this picture with the intention of conveying the unnecessary antics that people often undertake during the festival.” Photograph/Bobby Roy

“On the day of Diwali, I found a man holding a rotating wheel filled with lit firecrackers. I made this picture with the intention of conveying the unnecessary antics that people often undertake during the festival.” Photograph/Bobby Roy

The Circle of Life

Deepak Praveen, Chennai
“At Besant Nagar Beach, Chennai, I was trying night shots and long exposures when I spotted a merrygo- round. While the kids were enjoying the ride, the men operating it looked liked they were trapped inside the swirl.”

Exposure Details
Camera:
Canon EOS 550D
Lens: Canon EF-S 55–250mm f/4-5.6 IS
Aperture: f/5
Shutterspeed: 1/6sec
ISO: 6400

“At Besant Nagar Beach, Chennai, I was trying night shots and long exposures when I spotted a merrygo- round. While the kids were enjoying the ride, the men operating it looked liked they were trapped inside the swirl.” Photograph/Deepak Praveen

“At Besant Nagar Beach, Chennai, I was trying night shots and long exposures when I spotted a merrygo- round. While the kids were enjoying the ride, the men operating it looked liked they were trapped inside the swirl.” Photograph/Deepak Praveen

In Transit

Abhishek Parashar, Mumbai
“While waiting at the Mumbai International Airport, I saw a man sitting in the lounge waiting for his flight. The manner in which light was streaming through the large glass windows behind him, made me want to capture this silhouette.”

Exposure Details
Camera:
Nikon D5100
Lens: Nikkor AF-S DX18–55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR
Aperture: f/10
Shutterspeed: 1/80sec
ISO: 200

“While waiting at the Mumbai International Airport, I saw a man sitting in the lounge waiting for his flight. The manner in which light was streaming through the large glass windows behind him, made me want to capture this silhouette.” Photograph/Abhishek Parashar

“While waiting at the Mumbai International Airport, I saw a man sitting in the lounge waiting for his flight. The manner in which light was streaming through the large glass windows behind him, made me want to capture this silhouette.” Photograph/Abhishek Parashar

A Harsh Life

Sudeepto Salam, Dhaka, Bangladesh
“This image is my narrationof the life of a teenage labourer who cuts iron pipes. The underexposed frame, illuminated only by sparks, conveys the hardships of his work.””

Exposure Details
Camera:
Nikon D40
Lens: Nikkor AF-S DX18–55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II
Aperture: f/10
Shutterspeed: 1/80sec
ISO: 200

“This image is my narration of the life of a teenage labourer who cuts iron pipes. The underexposed frame, illuminated only by sparks, conveys the hardships of his work.” Photograph/Sudeepto Salam

“This image is my narration of the life of a teenage labourer who cuts iron pipes. The underexposed frame, illuminated only by sparks, conveys the hardships of his work.” Photograph/Sudeepto Salam

 

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

The Editor,
Better Photography, Infomedia18 Limited,
Ruby House, ‘A’ Wing, J K Sawant Marg,
Dadar (West), Mumbai – 400028, India.

Email: entries@betterphotography.in


 

 

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