Oman is famous for its cultural heritage and architecture that is still intact in its most pure form in various cities. Nizwa is one of them. The famous Nizwa souq (market) and fort is the most eye catchy landmark that captures that attention of all the tourist who want to see the true culture of Oman in its purist form.
Near the most busy ports in Oman- Sultan Qaboos port lies Muttrah corniche – a true gem of Oman. If you want to experience traditional omani culture, there is no place better than Muttrah corniche. On one side, there is range of beautiful mountains and port while on the other it has Muttrah souq(market) and Fish harbor. The souq is the oldest souq in Oman and most sought after location for tourists to hang out.
I have been conducting photography workshops and photography tours in Oman for individuals and groups for quite some time. Whether you are coming to Oman and want to make the most out of your trip in terms of photography or you just want to see as many beautiful places in Oman in limited amount of time – I have a plan tailored made for your needs.
Fujifilm announced the x70 back in January, 2016 as their latest pro compact camera in the X-Series lineup. It is mainly geared towards serious enthusiasts and street photographers who travel a lot and want a powerful camera in the smallest package possible.
I used to be a victim of G.A.S. (gear addiction syndrome) for a long time. I used to save money month after month, hunt for different cameras, lenses and other equipment in the hope that it will improve my photography. But each new piece of gear increased my options and I just started to get bored with technicalities and making choices.
We all crave for that one camera or lens that we think is the solution of all of our problems. The lens that creates that lovely bokeh we’re always looking for. The camera which is so small and sneaky that we can take any candid photograph without being noticed. The studio lights that completely transform our portraits.
What is street photography? There are many ways to describe and explain street photography, but honestly, I hate definitions. I think they limit your vision. And vision is essential.
To me, street photography is just documenting human life. Period. Candid or with permission? I don’t care. Color or black and white? It doesn’t matter. Street photography is about capturing the essence of humanity.
Being a street photographer is quite an exhaustive experience when you are not on top of your game. Even the seasoned professionals feel this way during their long and successful careers. The best way to cope up with that pressure is to narrow down your vision to only certain things.
That’s where photography projects come into play and this article is all about executing these project ideas to get your creative juices flowing.
Whether you accept it or not, we all love MACRO photographs. I mean, who doesn’t like an intensely detailed bug or a flower on a silky creamy background? The first thing that we do after getting our hands on DSLR for the first time is to go to our backyard and start taking flower pictures. But in reality , MACRO photography is much more difficult as it seems to be. I do normally landscape and street photography but recently I decided to give a try to MACRO and found it to be much more challenging technically as compared to any other type of photography.
If you just moved to Oman or planning to move here and you are addicted to photography as well then chances are that you are looking for places where you could satisfy your appetite for photography.
The good news is, Oman is an ideal place for photographers. Whether you are interested in Landscapes, street, culture or portraits. You will find ample amount of photographic opportunities in here.
I love silhouettes as much as I love shooting in black and white. They are unorthodox. They don’t have much definition but they contain much more drama. Whats actually amazing about silhouettes is that rather than major attention on subject , the actual center of attraction is background.This makes it more interesting and different. It definitely adds more shapes and form to your photograph.
There are the reasons why we like black and white photographs. The photographs that tell story bound to have some specific characteristics that are best suited for monochrome treatment. Now here is the list of techniques that you can employ to create really stunning black and white photographs