Exercise your minds eye to make great pictures! In the October issue of Better Photography, we share several mental exercises that will help you improve your vision and approach towards photography.

Better Photography - October 2014

Better Photography – October 2014

Gear Guide
– Nikon D750: How does it compare to the D700 and D810?
– Sigma DP2 Quattro: A strange-looking follow up to the Merill.
– Canon EF 16–35mm f/4L IS USM: One of the sharpest ultrawide zooms around
– Tokina AT-X 70–200mm f/4 PRO FX VCM-S: Is it worth its lofty price tag?
– Photoshop Mix & Lightroom for iPad: Not your typical ‘on the go’ editing app
– Stellar Software: An effective recovery tool

Cellphone Photography

– Gionee Elife S5.5: How good is the world’s slimmest cameraphone?
– iOS 8 for Photography Enthusiasts: What the update has in store for photographers
– Polomatic: An app that gives you an instant photography experience.
– Amit Mehra on the choices faced by a photographer.
– Phone vs DSLR: Deciding which one to use
– Simple Ways to Shoot Mindblowing Hyperlapses
– Our exclusive interview with Myrthe Buijs, a cellphone landscape photographer

Better Pictures
– 10 mental exercises to shape your photographic vision
– Ideas on making surreal scenes between reality and fantasy
– Photographing the beautiful poetry present in nature

– Profile: Arkadripta Chakraborty, in his quest to tell stories untold.
– Great Masters: Wilson Bentley, a life dedicated to the study of snowflakes
– Photofeature: The Other Side, exploring the positive shift toward education

Moreover, Suresh Narayanan is our special guest author this month, and he relives his childhood influences.

Plus, learn the secrets of searching for the right angle, making wedding couple portraits and fireworks photography!