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Beginner Photo Tips

 


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It's no secret that photography is hard work. Taking photos is a very creative process and requires lots of artistic ability. Not only that, you need to know all the technicality of exposing as well. This article will give you some beginner photography tips to get you taking great shots in no time.

One of the most valuable skills to get good at in photography is composing. Get good at this and everything else is much easier. Composing your photos is hard at first. But with the tips below, it should be much easier.

Tip 1: Don't just point and shoot

Many people take photos of things all the time. They see a bird. Snap. They see a waterfall. Snap. No thought is involved in taking the shot. Before taking a photo, look at it first. Notice the lines, the colors, the contrasts, and the lighting. See which arrangement would look best for the shot.

Tip 2: Keep it Simple Stupid

Nobody likes to find a needle out of a haystack. And in photography, that's exactly the same story. When people look at photos, they should tell what the subject of interest is instantly. If they have to ask “what should I be looking at" the photos too complex. Keeping your photo simple is easy. Just define your main subject of interest and isolate it. Don't have any unwanted details in there. For example, if your photographing a moose and there's a fast food restaurant close by, don't compose the shot with the restaurant in the frame.

Tip 3: Add Some Depth

A photo is a 2 dimensional thing representing a three dimensional world. Taking photos in front of a wall dead on will get rid of the depth. The solution is to try adding as much depth possible. Photograph from an angle so the lines add depth from foreground to background.

Nick Estrada recommends a Free Photo course that teaches beginners digital photography He also recommends a free five day video e-course on how to Sell Your Pictures Online

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