Every photographer has to start somewhere and most beginners have to overcome several hindrances on their photography journey. Here are the top five that I have discovered and how to overcome them.
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One of the things I learnt early on in my teaching career was creating an atmosphere of inspiration and success. The old adage that says ‘nothing creates success like success’ is incredibly true when learning photography. Small amounts of success or at the very least, perceived success, are great motivators.
An image does not just appear in front of your lens and you just press the shutter button and there it is. Neither is it luck or pure chance. The perfect image starts long before your press the shutter. It starts when far away from the scene you are about to photograph. How to start that process and what route to take to the image is what I am going to help you discover on this exciting journey as you learn digital photography.
All of us have made and failed at new year resolutions and it seems like we are doomed to regular failure. How do we get past these resolutions to the point of making a success of our photography plans? I have found that by doing a few simple steps you will keep on track and help get somewhere on your journey to great images.
Photography should always be fun and if yours isn’t then you have a problem. It’s no longer a hobby or a pastime and the question I would ask is, “Why are you doing it?”. What’s the purpose of investing time and money in something if you aren’t getting anything out of it.
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…?