I am Shyamal
Shyamal.com is my online gallery. My photos
get a much wider audience on the internet. Besides, maintaining a
website also brings out my web-design skills.
is my personal website. It is designed and presented in the form of a
I make frequent updates on this website. The updates revolve around the
photograph(s) that I display on the homepage. Along with the photos, I
about things that interest me, interesting tidbits on the net and the
to navigate Shyamal.com?
the "Previous" and "Next" hyperlinks below each page to view
the previous or the next updates. You can also use the menu on the
right to go
to a specific section of this website. The 'Gallery' page contains a
links to many of my photographs, grouped in various albums.
kind of photography do you do?
every kind. Take a look at the various photo albums that I have linked
to in the
Gallery page. That should give
you and idea of the kind of work I have done.
cameras do you use?
very fancy. I use two cameras. Nikon
N60 and Toshiba
Do you alter or touch-up photographs using image editing
software? What kind of alterations do you make?
Yes, I use Photoshop to touch-up my photographs before
posting them online. I don't alter every single photo of course, but I
do touch-up many of them. I don't change too much either. I crop my
pictures, convert to B/W or dutones and sometimes adjust the
saturation. If I do more than this, I typically write about the effects
or alterations in the text that goes with the picture.
Don't you think it is wrong to touch-up photographs digitally?
Nope. There is nothing wrong in adjusting photographs to make
them look better. I believe that photography starts at scouting for a
good photo-opportunity and stops only with the final presentation of
I use your photographs?
Please mail me and ask.
If you intend using my photos for a non-commercial purpose, I will most
What software tools do you use for the development of this
I use Microsoft FrontPage for the basic layout and HTML. I
use WS_FTP to upload files on to my host. I do all content management
Some credits ...
provides the commenting feature.
I use Site
Meter and Re_Invigorate for web stats collection.