Prakash Upadhyayula

283 Flips | 10 Magazines | 31 Likes | 3 Following | 3 Followers | @PrakashUpad6bd9 | I am a traveler at heart and dream of exploring the world, visiting wonderful places, meeting amazing people, capturing the beauty of the world, and growing as a person through these experiences. So far, I've been to India, Bangkok, Seoul, Amsterdam, Paris, London, Dubai, and Jabal Ali.

Want to Print Your Own Photos? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

The digital age has pushed some of us away from printing our photos, but at the same time, better technology and cheaper prices has made it more …

Digital Age

Download This Free Shutter Speed "Cheat Sheet" Chart from PhotoTraces.com

Shutter speed is one of the key elements in the so-called Exposure Triangle (Aperture, ISO, Shutter Speed) that every photographer should be familiar …

Shutter Speed

21 Awesome YouTube Channels Photographers Love

Today's photographers have an incredible wealth of free photography resources that help us all become better behind the lens.From eBooks and …

Photography Tutorials

9 Portrait Location Ideas in 90 Seconds

Sometimes the strangest or most mundane locations can make for compelling portrait environments. Mango Street made this short and sweet video in …

Mango

My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

Fitness

How to Check & Correct Your Autofocus: Tips for Fine-Tuning AF to Get Sharper Images

It’s time to sharpen up your pix. Modern DSLRs generally rely on what’s called phase difference autofocusing: basically, a rangefinder scheme updated …

Cameras

33+ Awesome Photos Composed Using The Rule Of Seconds

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their favorite photos showing a subject dividing the frame in two in this photo contest with chances …

Photography

Modeling Tricks: 5 Tips on How to Professionally Pose Friends for Your Next Portrait Shoot (VIDEO)

Up-and-coming portrait photographers are always looking for models to photograph to expand their portfolios. But what if you can’t afford a …

Photography Tutorials

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Importing Photos in Lightroom

If you haven't closely examined everything you can do when you import photos in Lightroom, you could be missing the chance to save valuable time in …

Tutorials

5 Easy Fixes for Common Posing Mistakes

Small details can make or break the effectiveness of a pose when photographing couples. Here’s a 6-minute video in which wedding photographers Sara …

Sitting

Gorgeous Lifestyle Portrait Photography by Lindsey Poyar

Vibrant portraits by <b>Lindsey Poyar</b>, talented self-taught photographer, videographer and graphic designer currently based in Cleveland, Ohio. Lindsey …

Photography

How to Pose Your Friends Like Models

If you’ve ever asked your friends to pose for a photo shoot before, you may have found that it can be difficult achieving high-quality poses when …

Yoga

A Professional Photographer Reveals The Keys To Awesome Night Photography

We cover tons of photographers, influencers, and vanlifers around these parts, which means a hefty number of images arrive at a steady pace, and we have the pleasure of sorting through them to choose the best ones to slide into posts. It gives us a solid idea of what photography trends are hot and, …

Photography

11 Must-See Cities in Spain That Take You Beyond Barcelona

As peak vacation season approaches, many of us are daydreaming of warm weather and a nice glass of something refreshing. If you're looking for an exciting European adventure, where better to head than the land of sangria, sunshine, and sweaty dance halls: Spain!<p>If you've grown tired of marching …

European Travel

10 Of The Most Amazing Places In Tuscany

When you hear the name Tuscany, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Is it the Renaissance art and architecture of its capital Florence, …

Italy

Getting Creative When Shooting Portraits With Color Gels

Using gels opens up a world of colors when shooting portraits. But you don't always have to place the gel paper over the light and shoot. How …

Photography

The Perfect Southern France Itinerary – 7 Days in Provence

Creating a 7-day itinerary for the South of France is no easy task. With so much to see and do, you really do have to narrow your focus a little or …

France

Lonely Planet's Discover India travel guide – Lonely Planet Shop - Lonely Planet US

Discover India travel guide<p>4th Edition Nov 2017<p>Lonely Planet Discover India is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you.<p>Gaze at the iconic Taj Mahal, ride a camel through a magical desert scene in Jaisalmer, or hit the …

Travel

Edible flowers: Stuffed, fried and baked recipes for squash blossoms, now in season

<b>What's in season:</b> Before zucchini and other squash begin to flood market stands later in the summer, you can find their vibrant orange and yellow preludes — squash blossoms. The large but delicate flowers should be used quickly after bringing them home, no more than a day or so after purchase. …

Los Angeles

How I Shot These Dramatic Bharatanatyam Dancer Portraits

I always wanted to shoot the portraits of a classic Bharatanatyam dancer, but by adding a modern touch to the 2000-year-old traditional dance form. …

Photography

New Class: The Secret To Creating Super Sharp Images

<b>The Secret To Creating Super Sharp Images with Moose Peterson</b><br>Join <b>Moose Peterson</b> as he shares his hard earned tips, tricks, and techniques for …

Photography

This Is the Nutrition Program That Helped Haley Drop 30 Pounds in 3 Months

Usually when people are on a weight-loss journey, they change up their workouts and their diet, but Haley only did one of the two. She kept up her normal workout schedule, but she completely altered her diet, thanks to Renaissance Periodization. Within just three months, she lost around 30 pounds. …

Fitness

How Photographers Use Clever Tricks to Create Photos You Won't Believe (VIDEO)

Some videos we feature on Shutterbug are serious and some are fun, but the one below might just amaze you. We all know that photographers can use a …

Photography

Know How to Pose and Be a Better Photographer

In this video, Sorelle Amore gives tips on posing for photos by posing herself. She shows on camera what the various ways are to create angles, …

Photography

9 Running Tips for People Who Want to Become Runners

Ready to chase your weekend warrior dreams, but aren't sure where to start? Two running coaches help de-mystify the process.<p>Spring marks the time of year when every single person you follow on Instagram seems to be posting a perfectly-framed post-marathon photo, wearing a suspiciously perky smile …

Marathons

Using a 140-Year-Old Lens on a $15,000 RED Camera

How does a 140-year-old lens perform on a modern $15,000 cinema camera? Photographer and filmmaker Mathieu Stern wanted to find out, so he paired his …

Videography

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Nutrition

World’s First Underwater Villa Offers Spectacular Living 16 Feet Below the Sea

If you’ve ever dreamt of being like Ariel and living under the sea, now’s your chance to make your fantasy a reality. The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island recently announced what they believe to be the world's first underwater villa. They’re calling the stunning locale Muraka, or “coral” in Dhivehi …

Living Rooms

Adobe unlocks a Lightroom power tool for photo editing

Lightroom profiles offer new color editing and styling options, and now you can create your own profiles for the photo editing and cataloging software.<p>Adobe Lightroom's new profiles feature puts photo editing presets on steroids -- and now you can build your own profiles, too.<p>Profiles now use …

Tutorials

Ultimate Workout Plan to Get Buff Quickly

The quickest way to quickly pack on muscle is by using basic weightlifting movements that work the major muscle groups. Forget about doing triceps …

Workouts