“Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera.” – Yousuf Karsh
In this portrait, the artist played with contrast theory in the name of light and shadow. As per the cultural and contextual understanding of Indian Bride, the presentation of Red Saree, which creates a depth of feeling of a young woman, who is going to get a new life partner. In the manner of visual presentation, here, Abhishek used a simplistic way of composition to gives us nose room and tight framing of the subject. Photographer intentionally used a dark background, so the alienation of Red color can get a direct approach towards viewers.
Photo Courstey: IIPian Abhishek Yadav
“Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph.” – Matt Hardy
In this image, the artist played with split light technicality to give dramatic and storytelling conjunction. The form of lighting is represented half the subject’s face is lit, while the other half is dark. As we can see here, props and garment’s texture described more conventional enthusiasm in the subject, to create a sensual feeling.
“Photography is still a very new medium and everything must be tried and dared. Photography is not a sport. It has no rules. It’s the result it counts no matter how it’s achieved.” – Bill Brandt
In this image, the photographer used blue color body paint, a small two-headed drum, ka manual and ashes for a creative effect. The visualization objective is to use blue body paint and instruments to depict Mahadev, is one of the three main gods in Hinduism. According to the Hindu religion, he has a blue color because he swallowed a poison in order to save the universe. In the manner of visual presentation, the photographer used only one light source in this image.
“When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!” – Ted Grant
The above picture is a representation of a ballet dance; the photographer intentionally used theatrical dance which is combined with other artistic elements such as music, costume, stage scenery. Ballet teaches a person discipline, flexibility (not just in the body), and a wonderful work ethic. There is a technical use of a high-speed sync flashlight with a big modifier, to avoid unnecessary stress and camera shake use a tripod.