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.
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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 am presupposing that you have a standard kit lens that came with your DSLR and it has a zoom with a range of 18-55mm as most do. The lenses listed below would be additions to your kit zoom. 1. The nifty fifty or 50mm f1.8 Despite the fact that most cameras come with a […]
Photography is all about composition. If you can’t compose an image you can’t take photos. That’s the bottom line.
Learn Digital Photography – Essential Lessons for Teaching Kids to Take Photos This festive season more digital cameras and camera phones will find their way into children’s Christmas stockings than ever before and you will probably find more children than adults taking photos. So more than ever before these children will need some form of […]