Sunday, September 30, 2012

--Dashboard-- "Throw of Joy"


"Throw of Joy"


This time I am before you with a photograph, “Throw of Joy”. It was one fine evening with pleasing patches of clouds in sky. I was on a terrace and noticed these children playing with their balls. They were repeatedly throwing the balls towards sky and then catching them back. This act seemed to give them unlimited joy. I found an opportunity to get a nice shot. I managed to click with a low view point so that the mood of children and the  throw of ball could be captured in a dramatic way. I went close to these children and sat on my knees. I pointed my camera towards them and asked them to make a few throws of balls for me. They, very happily, agreed and repeated their act. I continuously clicked and finally got a satisfactory shot which is before you. A Canon Powershot, A-580 compact camera was used to take this photograph with KIDS & PETS option. Since I was clicking the act of children by going extremely close to them, the camera’s lens was set at wide end. This resulted into a dramatic effect.
While shooting such shots we should keep some points in our mind: 

 (1) We should choose an unusual view point to add extraordinary effects in our pictures. (2) We have to apply a high shutter speed in order to capture the moment perfectly (if we are using a SLR camera). If we are having a compact camera, sports mode or kids/pets mode are useful. (3) We should aim at portraying the true feelings of human beings. (4) We have to be very careful for the safety of our camera. A small negligence can damage our equipment.

-- Dr. Pankaj Sharma


  1. Lovely expressions and action captured! :-)

  2. Nice shot and good explanation.


    Subhash Sapru, Chandigarh.

  3. Dear Pankaj,

    The 'throw of joy' is really beautiful.

    Read your blog.

    Your job must really throw up some interesting photo opportunities !!! ... would love to see those moments !

    Best wishes in your journey.

    Dr Sanjeev Shevade

  4. Nice capture. Best wishes.

    A.P. Laitu-Dubai

  5. lovely Dr. Saheb. Many Many Thx
    Indrajeet Malodiya

  6. Superb !!!!
    Neha Khanna (gurgaon)

  7. nice picture and also an article,pankajji. abhivyakti is very interesting blog. b & w pictures are very creative.
    Vraj Mistry (On Facebook)