Aug 6 2010

Photographer Ego

Photographer Ego

What they Say & What they Really Mean!

1. Amateur: Your Pictures are Nice & Oversaturated!
(Damn! Where do you get those Godlike Colors.)

Pro: Your Pictures are Nice & Oversaturated!
(Loser. Still Struggling with Photoshop)

2. Amateur: Equipment doesn’t matter.
(I have a shitty camera body. And can’t afford better lenses)

Pro: Equipment doesn’t matter.
(I shot this with an iPhone, but yea I have a 1Dmk4 with a L glass in my bag and am too lazy to use it)

3. Amateur: I shoot Black & White. Because it makes the Subject stand out.
(Damn! I forgot to change the setting back to Color)

Pro: I shoot Black & White. Because it makes the Subject stand out.
(Damn! I should’ve shot at Lower ISO. Too much noise!)

4. Amateur: I love outdoor Candid Photography
(I will shit in my pants if you tell me to do a Light Setup & ask a Model to pose)

Pro: I love outdoor Candid Photography
(With the kind of Budgets you have, I will be shooting with a P&S)

5. Amateur: Great Post Processing Work
(I need to join a Photo School)

Pro: Great Post Processing Work
(Ah. I am Jealous of your Pics! How do I humiliate you without being rude!
So let me credit the post work!)

6. Amateur: Wow. That’s one Expensive Lens
(bohoohooo.. i want that)

Pro: Wow. That’s one Expensive Lens
(ha. So that’s where you get your fab pics from! I always knew you were a douchebag)

7. Amateur: Do you have any Photo Assignments?
(Dude. I need work)

Pro: Do you have any Photo Assignments?
(Dude. I am desperate!)

- This is a work of Fiction -
- Please don’t Hurt me if you feel I have quoted you -
- I have just Quoted my own Thoughts :p

©2010 Ramit Batra | www.f-stop.in


Jan 27 2010

The Xylopholks in New Delhi

Here is a quick photo update of the Music Basti Workshop by Xylopholks in New Delhi.

The Xylopholks in Delhi

The Xylopholks in Delhi

Click here to Download this image in High-Resolution.

*Music Basti is a collaborative project that designs music workshops conducted by young musicians, with street children.

**The XYLOPHOLKS are a dynamic group of musicians who mostly play novelty ragtime music from the 1920′s (featuring the xylophone!). They do so while wearing furry animal costumes. The XYLOPHOLKS wish to make people happy and perhaps even dance. Please feel free to contact us about providing music and entertainment for your events.


Dec 19 2009

art@home

On the merry occasion of Christmas, f-stop.in brings to you art@home  Рa series of limited edition affordable art prints to decorate your home this season, or gift them to your friends & loved ones.

You can choose between canvas or premium quality photo paper.

Available in 2 framing options – Canvas on a wooden stretcher & PhotoPaper on a Wooden Frame with a Glass Top.

For details about pricing, Click Here

We wish you a Merry Christmas!

MEC01: SHUTTER.141

MEC01: Shutter.141

MEC02:  EXHAUST.21

MEC02: Exhaust.21

MEC03:  SHAFT.KEY

MEC03: Shaft.key

MEC04:   Slot.3

MEC04: Slot.3

MEC05: Spanner.1x

MEC05: Spanner.1x

FLS01: Crouching Dragon

FLS01: Crouching Dragon

FLS02: Jelly Fishy

FLS02: Jelly Fishy

FLS03: Slow Dance

FLS03: Slow Dance

FLS04: Dancing Queen

FLS04: Dancing Queen

FLS05: The Peaks

FLS05: The Peaks

NAT01: Let you light Shine Down

NAT01: Let you light Shine Down

NAT02: Pan

NAT02: Pan

NAT03: Tree Top

NAT03: Tree Top

NAT04: I... I alone.

NAT04: I... I alone.

NAT05: Crazy Bird

NAT05: Crazy Bird

ABS01: Thorns & Fences

ABS01: Thorns & Fences

ABS02: Fossil

ABS02: Fossil

ABS03: Mount Mary

ABS03: Mount Mary

ABS04: Music of Thought

ABS04: Music of Thought

ABS05: Orange Rock

ABS05: Orange Rock


May 29 2009

The Lone Galaxy

From my Series – Celestial.

The Lone Galaxy [From the Series 'Celestial']
Sometimes We loose a sense of Space and Time. Sometimes a few minutes seem like eternity, and sometimes even a lifetime is too short.
My Interpretation of Abstracts, which take me to the Sky and Beyond.

Techincal Info –
Smoke shot with Slave lights.
Natural Color toning achieved, amplified using Image Processing.
The Frames have not been layered with parts from other images or Elements removed from any the complete image.
Part of the Experimental Varying BG.