Vidhu S

Vidhu is an enthusiastic photographer from Kerala, India. His desire to share his knowledge and experience on photography was the motivation for creating Shutterstoppers. His dream is to provide a platform for people all around the world to exchange ideas and information on everything related to photography. In addition to photography, he also has a keen interest in traveling, philately and science.

high magnification macro photography of frog using lens reversal technique
By Vidhu S On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Lens Reversal Technique for High Magnification Macro Photography — Part 2

In part 1 of this tutorial, I explained magnification in macro photography and the things you need to reverse an 18-55mm kit lens for high magnification macro photography. In this article, I explain the following More...

reverse 18-55mm lens high magnification macro photograph of crab spider
By Vidhu S On Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Lens Reversal technique for high magnification macro photography — Part 1

I have explained the lens reversal technique earlier. It is one of the techniques I like because of the reasons I mentioned before. I have been getting a lot of questions on reverse lens technique ever since I published More...

poster of kungfu panda movie --
By Vidhu S On Friday, January 16th, 2015

How Kungfu Panda Teaches Composition in Photography

I am sure you have seen kung fu panda movies. It cracks me up every time I see it. Well, I guess it does that to anyone who watches it. But, as you may know, it’s not just about making people laugh. It teaches More...

Image noise comparison of photos taken at low and high ISOs
By Vidhu S On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

What is ISO in Digital Photography?

ISO, shutter speed, and aperture determines the exposure of the photograph you are taking. In one of my previous posts, I explained the concepts of Aperture and shutter speed in digital photography. These three More...

star trail photography video tutorial
By Vidhu S On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Star Trail Photography Tutorial and Tips [Video]

Star trail photography is one of the fascinating genres in photography. Star trails are created during a long exposure due to earth’s rotation. Making a star trail photograph is a dream for most of the photographers More...

By Vidhu S On Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Lightroom 5 beta tutorial: Exploring New Features To Enhance Photographs

I have been using lightroom 5 beta ever since adobe released it. Lightroom 5 beta has some awesome features that enable you to process those photographs which couldn’t be done in the previous versions. But, More...

automotive photography of car by Arun M Nair
By Vidhu S On Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Interview with Automotive Photographer Arun M Nair

In this short interview, professional automotive photographer Arun Nair shares his views and perceptions about photography with us. Hi Arun, please introduce yourself. Hello guys, I am Arun M Nair, an automotive More...

radial filter
By Vidhu S On Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Lightroom 5 Beta Released

Good news to all Lightroom users. Adobe released Lightroom 5 beta for free download. I know what are thinking right now. You must be wondering what the changes are in this new version of Lightroom. I am a huge More...

macro photography step by step guide
By Vidhu S On Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Macro Photography — Step by Step Guide for Beginners (Part1)

In one of my previous posts I gave a brief introduction on macro photography. I know that reading that post will not help you in macro photography. So I decided to write a step by step guide to macro photography More...

halos before and after views -- remove halos
By Vidhu S On Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Photoshop Tutorial: Remove Halos in HDR Photographs

A simple method to remove halos using photoshop If you are a HDR photographer or someone who has tried HDR photography, I don’t have to tell you how annoying halos are. Even if your HDR photography is technically More...