Himachal Pradesh means land of snowy mountains. This image is from Jot Pass. It is 70 km from Pathankhot and at a height of 8,600 feet above sea level. Dalhousie is 8 km by trekking!
Taj Mahal is a mausoleum built by Mughal emperor Shah Jehan in memory of his beloved begum, Mumtaz Mahal. It is one of the seven wonders of the world.
I shot this image of Taj Mahal when the sun was close to the horizon. The slanting rays of sun cast a touch of pink to left of the dome and minarets.
Many tourists visit Taj Mahal and crowds throng the area. The walkways are on both sides and I was able to avoid people showing up on the photo by positioning myself in the middle of the grounds.
Your digital SLR camera can capture the mystery and grandeur of landscape photography. The following tips can help you to produce attractive landscape pictures.
Depth of Field
You will use the camera either in manual mode or aperture priority mode. To bring most of the scene into focus, aperture has to be kept small so that the depth of field is big. It is best to keep the f/stop between f/8 and f/11. If the f/stop is higher than f/11, you could see some loss of sharpness.
Wide Angle Lenses
Wide-angle lenses, 24 to 35 mm, are preferred for landscape photography because they can show a broader view, and therefore …