Terminology is key to any form of photography. Know your terms and what you can do with those functions or features and your photographic world opens up to you. Terms are easy to learn. What is a challenge is to make use of what these terms describe.
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Each one of us wants to become more effective in our photography. That could be winning a competition, selling your images or just taking great photos to put on your wall. So, what is effective for one might not mean effective for another. And, the person who determines how effective is…?
There comes a time when you need to define yourself as a photographer. What genres you are interested in e.g. close-ups, landscape or fashion. Most of us start out as generalists and shooting everything we see or that moves. There comes a point where you need to narrow down your interests.
We all love watching glorious sunsets but very few of us are underwhelmed by our resulting photos. They just don’t seem to look the same as we imagined. Sunsets are technically challenging subjects because of their range in colours and between light and dark. Here are a few tips that will help you capture better sunsets.
Portrait photography was once the realm of the professional portrait photographer but now most amateur photographers can shoot a reasonable selection of portraits without much experience. This is because digital allows you to review your images immediately and make any colour or lighting corrections. So how can the average amateur take good quality portrait photos.
I think that the home has some of the best photo ops available to the serious amateur photographer. The problem is that we just don’t include it in our list of photo destinations. So if you need to be inspired to get creative this is what you need to do to practically have a fun photo day.