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WELCOME TO SHUTTERBOX ♥ Don’t bother exiting this website unless you are planning to visit KIRANTARUN DOT COM.
meHi! I am Kiran Srivastava, a blogger at C H A T T E R B ♥ X , foodie at R E C I P E B ♥ X & a self-taught photographer here at S H U T T E R B ♥ X. My husband Tarun, is a software professional. Our life, so far has been a roller coaster ride. From Malaysia and India, we begun our journey as husband and wife to America. Sadly, we left our precious treasures back in our homeland; our families and friends of course! With a new photo-blog, carrying a new identity that truly reflects who we both are, individually, the birth of S H U T T E R B ♥ X is where we plan to share our dusty photos, snippets, and experiences as we try to make it here in a foreign land.

I love photography. Especially since I am recently gifted with a brand new toy by hubby – a new, shiny and brilliant NIKON D5000! Shivers!!! Shutterbox is my journey in discovering “how the heck am I suppose to use such compact and confusing camera:D It is also where I would showcase my self-proclaimed Masterpieces ;) We are still in the midst of preparing this website with minor edits. With a promise of endless fun-filled, dull-free and awesome indulgence of drama, we welcome you to S H U T T E R B ♥ X. Have a look around, and don’t forget to say hello via comment or feel free to drop us an email @ im [at] kirantarun [dot] com. Hope you enjoy the photo’s as much as I have, clicking away!

Say Cheese!!!

Kiran Tarun Srivastava

Shutter equipments
  • Nikon D5000 – my new found love :)
  • AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens.
  • AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens.
  • Occasional iPhone camera.
  • Targus Standard Tripod.
My favorite photo-blogs
I am still busy editing this page to include a whole lot of good reads. Stay tuned for more updates. If you want me to include your web link on this page, please write in your request via email or use the comment box on the main page. Either way, I can’t promise a link exchange so conveniently. It would be solely upon my discretion.

Disclaimer

All of the photographs and content herein, unless otherwise noted, are copyrighted by the author & photographer. No part of this site, or any of the content may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without prior permission of the author at im [at] kirantarun [dot] com.

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puneet tara November 5, 2010 at 5:22 PM

Hi Kiran
got here randomly and since I am here and its Diwali today…wishing you and your family a very happy and prosperous Diwali…

cheers

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Kiran November 6, 2010 at 6:54 PM

Puneet Tara,
Thank you for your wishes and welcome to Shutterbox :) Wishing you and your loved ones a very Happy and Prosperous Diwali. May the festival of lights illuminates your future with joy!

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prudhvi February 11, 2011 at 1:32 AM

Hi.. Nice Blog.
I really liked the naming convention. :)
am a photography enthusiast. It will be gud if you can share some experiences, tips and tricks.
All the best!

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Kiran February 11, 2011 at 5:31 PM

Prudhvi,
Thanks a lot for the compliments, feedback and welcome to Shutterbox. I am planning to share some of my favorite photography tips soon. Do you have any specifics that you want me to cover in the tutorial? Subscribe to us so that you are notified as soon as the tips are published :)

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Ganesh February 20, 2011 at 3:38 AM

Hi Kiran, I saw your photos just now…All of them specially the stem and flowers photos are awesome. Even i am looking forward to start a website for my photography but still i am a budding photographer. SO have a look at my blog and leave your comments there also…
Ganesh´s last blog post ..Bottle brush flowers!

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Kiran March 1, 2011 at 2:09 PM

Ganesh,
Welcome to Shutterbox and thanks for the compliments. I am still a self-taught photographer and glad to share my skills with everyone :)

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Jignesh Gohel March 16, 2011 at 3:56 AM

Hi Kiran,

Nice blog and articles,

I also own Nikon D5000 and started learning photography 4 months back. I really enjoyed a lot but still i am exploring the knowledge it this area.

All the best for your photography,

Regards,

Jignesh
Jignesh Gohel´s last blog post ..Leverage Social Media in Your Career Hunt During Senior Year

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Kiran March 17, 2011 at 10:29 AM

Jignesh,
Hi and welcome to Shutterbox. Thank you for your comment and encouragements. I am glad you are taking interest in photography. I am also a self-taught, so it’s a journey of self discovery. Trust me, as you continue to experiment the DSLR, you would learn along as well. Don’t be shy to use the dials instead of just sticking to “Auto” mode. All the best in your photography as well :)

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Gowtham July 24, 2011 at 9:50 AM

Photography is my hobby and i like you photos very much..
I and my father own a Photography studio at india.

I am using Nikon d70 and CanonEOS 40 D .

All the best :-)

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Kiran July 27, 2011 at 2:05 PM

Gowtham,
Welcome to Shutterbox, and thanks for commenting! I am seriously envious of your photography equipments. Best of luck in your endeavors!

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Sching September 19, 2011 at 1:13 PM

Nice website…got here through the Thesis site links.
Also happen to like photography and food. Anyway, was wondering if you had any comments about the Thesis theme that you can share. Also like how you have custom fonts for all your titles and headers. Did you also subscribe to Typekit ? Would really appreciate some insight.

thanks
Sching

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Kiran September 20, 2011 at 9:56 PM

Sching,
Welcome to Recipebox and thanks for the compliments :)

I’ve always been an avid Thesis fan and love how easy to customize their frameworks. Here are some of my thoughts:
a) I did not have any prior experience or knowledge on Thesis framework before I went ahead and bought it.
b) I had to learn a little CSS and PHP to get to the current look and feel of my blogs. It’s not difficult at all.
c) I did all the customizations on my own – often referring to Support forums and Google search.
d) You can read my personal review on using Thesis over my blog.
e) There are ample info once you join as a Thesis user – it comes with Support Forum for Members only.
f) Thesis gives free lifetime support and you can find ample useful tips to guide you over on Thesis blog and User Guide!
g) There are many tips and info out there to guide you on how to customize the site to your liking. A simple Google search often reveals many answers to your Thesis site customization questions.

The custom fonts were not from Typekit – they are handcoded as well. You just need to download the fonts and add a little css styling.

Anyone with little or NO technical knowledge can use and customize Thesis so easily. Don’t worry, if you could design a website with templates, Thesis framework is just as easy!

I am on Thesis affiliate and would be reimbursed with a small fee if you purchase Thesis using my link. I also provide blog makeover service with reasonable rates to help my customer’s build a simple, yet clean and beautiful thesis blog template. Thank you so much in advance and if you have anymore questions, please don’t hesitate to send us an email :)

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Rakesh Kumar March 20, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Hi Kiran,
First time on your blog.
It looks interesting to visit here.
Wish you all the best.

If you like Hindi blogs,Please find time to visit my blog.

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jamalis September 2, 2012 at 1:20 AM

hy kiran…..
i see your home page is beautiful and i like this…..
im from Achenes-Indonesia…
good job kiran…..
nice to meet you….
jamalis´s last blog post ..Contoh Surat

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Rae July 29, 2013 at 2:53 PM

Beautiful blog…it is actually very inspiring for some one like myself who loves cooking, photography and would love to start blogging about it……keep up the wonderful blogs post :)

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