Your Pictures: January 2013

 

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

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

The Garden Ant

Ramkumar S, Pilani
“I happened to see an ant in the garden. My curiosity led me to follow it through its way. After a few pictures, the ant crawled upon a flower and I made this photograph.”

Exposure Details
Camera: Nikon D5100
Aperture: f/11
Shutterspeed: 1/50sec
ISO: 100

“I happened to see an ant in the garden. My curiosity led me to follow it through its way. After a few pictures, the ant crawled upon a flower and I made this photograph.” Photograph/Ramkumar S

“I happened to see an ant in the garden. My curiosity led me to follow it through its way. After a few pictures, the ant crawled upon a flower and I made this photograph.” Photograph/Ramkumar S

Yellow Wonder

Sunny Kharwa, Vadodara
“This marigold was in its last stage of life. Interestingly, most yellow petals had feathered away in a symmetrical pattern. I found this quite unique and photographed it.”

Exposure Details
Camera: Canon EOS 550D
Aperture: f/4.5
Shutterspeed: 1/40sec
ISO: 100

“This marigold was in its last stage of life. Interestingly, most yellow petals had feathered away in a symmetrical pattern. I found this quite unique and photographed it.” Photograph/Sunny Kharwa

“This marigold was in its last stage of life. Interestingly, most yellow petals had feathered away in a symmetrical pattern. I found this quite unique and photographed it.” Photograph/Sunny Kharwa

Colour Bloom

Arun S N, Hassan
“Photographing flowers can become mundane, and it can be a task to make interesting frames. I thought this frame worked well since the flower looked pleasing against an entirely green backdrop.”

Exposure Details
Camera: Canon EOS 550D
Aperture: f/2.8
Shutterspeed: 1/200sec
ISO: 100

“Photographing flowers can become mundane, and it can be a task to make interesting frames. I thought this frame worked well since the flower looked pleasing against an entirely green backdrop.” Photograph/Arun S N

“Photographing flowers can become mundane, and it can be a task to make interesting frames. I thought this frame worked well since the flower looked pleasing against an entirely green backdrop.” Photograph/Arun S N

A Colour Abstract

Muhammed Safi, Malappuram
“Instead of capturing the entire flower in the frame, I opted to make a close-up. The varied colours and the water droplets on the petals made the picture look like an abstract.”

Exposure Details
Camera: Canon EOS 1000D
Aperture: f/5.7
Shutterspeed: 1/60sec
ISO: 100

“Instead of capturing the entire flower in the frame, I opted to make a close-up. The varied colours and the water droplets on the petals made the picture look like an abstract.” Photograph/Muhammed Safi

“Instead of capturing the entire flower in the frame, I opted to make a close-up. The varied colours and the water droplets on the petals made the picture look like an abstract.” Photograph/Muhammed Safi

In Lotus Land

Alan Varghese, Thiruvananthapuram
“The leaves in the background were dark and each lotus flower looked as though it had been lit by professional lights. The entire image gives out a feeling as though it was shot in a studio.”

Exposure Details
Camera: Canon EOS 1000D
Aperture: f/8
Shutterspeed: 1/500sec
ISO: 200

“The leaves in the background were dark and each lotus flower looked as though it had been lit by professional lights. The entire image gives out a feeling as though it was shot in a studio.” Photograph/Alan Varghese

“The leaves in the background were dark and each lotus flower looked as though it had been lit by professional lights. The entire image gives out a feeling as though it was shot in a studio.” Photograph/Alan Varghese

Vintage Nature

Sourav Majumder, New Delhi
“When I made the picture, I noticed how the sunlight created a flare near the edge of the frame. To enhance the flare and make the image more interesting, I added a retro effect to it.”

Exposure Details
Camera: Samsung ES10
Aperture: f/4.8
Shutterspeed: 1/350sec
ISO: 100

“When I made the picture, I noticed how the sunlight created a flare near the edge of the frame. To enhance the flare and make the image more interesting, I added a retro effect to it.” Photograph/Sourav Majumder

“When I made the picture, I noticed how the sunlight created a flare near the edge of the frame. To enhance the flare and make the image more interesting, I added a retro effect to it.” Photograph/Sourav Majumder

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