Wednesday, January 1, 2014


Sometimes, repetition of a subject creates a pattern in a picture that is interesting to look at.
Photo ©Kalyana Duggal 2013

Happy New Year!

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Use the flash

Even in daylight when shooting portraits, it is a good idea to focus on the background, then use the flash in the subject's face.  That way, the background and subject will be in focus.
Photo ©Kalyana Duggal 2013
Model: Shira Siegel; permisson granted by model

Monday, August 5, 2013


It is important to have contrast in a photo.  Contrast in photography context is the difference between lights and darks.
Photo ©Kalyana Duggal 2013

Monday, July 29, 2013

Follow your subject

If you are trying to take a picture of an animal that is outside while you are inside, you will probably get a lesser quality picture that is tinted by the window screen.  Try to quietly go outside, if possible, and the picture will be much better.
Photo ©Kalyana Duggal 2013

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Mt. Marcy, New York

Sometimes, a simple object like grass or a rock makes a good subject if you have an interesting background.

Photo ©Kalyana Duggal 2013

Saturday, July 20, 2013


When photographing fireworks, use a slow shutter speed to capture the whole firework at its brightest.  This was taken with a 5 second shutter speed.
Photo ©Kalyana Duggal 2013

Monday, June 17, 2013


Reflective objects can make interesting subjects for a picture.
Photo ©Kalyana Duggal 2013