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Understanding F Stops, Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO

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Post Views: 3 Photography is nothing but a game of light. If you understand the light and you know how to play with it, then congratulations! You are a photographer! Light keeps on changing depending upon various factors like weather conditions, structural design, locations etc. This is where “Aperture” comes into picture. This is a mechanism by which we can control the amount of light required for clicking photos according to various light conditions. Aperture

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Hollywood: You Have Sci-Fi! We Have Mythology!

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Post Views: 2     Disclaimer: ‘The Rashomon effect’ is the effect of the subjectivity of perception on, by which observers of an event are able to produce substantially different but equally plausible accounts of it. Good Morning Folks! I have just come back from watching ‘Iron Man’ their third installment of the Comic strip produced by Marvel. Shane Black the director of the movie has been someone who has executed some great works in

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Clean Development Mechanism in the Building Sector

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Post Views: 10   Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is one of the four flexibility mechanisms that can be utilized by the industrialized nations under the Kyoto Protocol. Under the clean development mechanism (CDM) adopted in 2001, private players and governments from developing countries can earn carbon credits by adopting environment-friendly practices like growing trees on degraded land or adoption of cleaner energy sources like hydroelectricity. These carbon credits can then be sold to polluters in

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जलता जीवन, जलते तुम हम

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Post Views: 15  By Atul Singh  जलता ज़ीवन जलते तुम हम, ख़त्म हो गई राहें सब ।  आगे है घनघोर अँधेरा दुःख की बदली छाई है । साथ मिलाकर छोड़ गए सब, क्यूँ तू संग मेरे आई है ॥ क्यूँ करू तुझसे प्रणय निवेदन, क्या तू जीवन सार मिला । किया तिरस्कार तूने है अब तक, क्यूँ अब तेरा प्यार जगा ॥ तू ठहरी अलका का वैभव, पर अवनी का मैं भी पुजारी हूँ । प्रेम

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Meet Shyam, The 11-Year-Old Snake Charmer

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Post Views: 13   How many of us have come back home after a bad day at office and thrown things around because of a bad meeting, bad boss, poor traffic, a stuck deal etc. While doing all this, little do we realise, that in a country where a third of the population lives upon what Montek Singh Ahluwalia calls enough income (Rs 30 per day), we are blessed to actually be on that road

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Jazz by the Way!

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Post Views: 8 The UNESCO organizes the International Jazz Day on 30 April every year. So being a music aficionado (or at least trying to be), I thought of delving a little into the journey of this musical genre in a country that already has an excellent musical legacy. Well, the search for the same, again took me to my hometown, the City of Joy. I was not quite surprised as the Kolkata is officially

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White Light Balance – DSLR Photography

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Post Views: 0 This is the first of the series of posts by Mili Sharma on the technicalities of photography. Mili is an IT professional, who is passionate about travelling. She also pursues photography as a hobby. Today, she has written about White Light Balance. White light balance is used to ensure that the color appearing to our eyes appears the same in the photographs too. In other word, balancing the white light gives us more

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सब खवाब हुए धूमिल…..

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Post Views: 0 पैदा हुवा मै जिस दिन, माँ-बाप मुस्कुराये I थी तंग घर की हालत, लड्डू ना बाँट पाये I I बस आस उम्मीदों में, बचपन भी मेरा बीता I हर हसरत रही अधूरी, लगता रहा पलीता I I ना शिक्षा मिली ढंग की, ना काम ढंग का पाया I संघर्षों ने जर्जर, कर डाली मेरी काया I I शादी भी मैंने कर ली, पैदा किये दो बच्चे I हालात अपने फिर भी, हो पाए

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Chinese Breakfast @ China Town!

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Post Views: 15 Continuing her series on China Town, Sampurna Majumder writes about the uniqueness of the locality. The variedness of Kolkata never seems to satiate me. From lip-smacking delicacies to some of the best known cultural events – Kolkata has loads to offer. In my last article I focussed on the existing China Town of Kolkata. This time, I decided to take a step ahead and find out something unique about the locality. It

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Why Misogamists are Wrong: A Rebut to “A Misogamist’s Conundrum”

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Post Views: 9 Our anonymous author tell us why Misogamists are wrong when they blame the institution of marriage without event looking into the reasons of why is it failing. A must read. This post put me in an inebriated frame of morbidity; first because, I am currently reading the suitable boy, and second, partly due to the whole concept of marriage as an institution that we have built. For me the reason, why marriage

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