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A Guest Post by David Powell from Shoot Tokyo Here are a few lessons I have learnt from daily shooting… I hope you enjoy. 1. “Do or Do Not…. There is no Try”
Image by Eric May Last week I was speaking with an amateur photographer who told me that he’s been struggling for photographic inspiration and ideas lately. He reflected that he felt like he’d become something of a lazy photographer and was in a bit of a rut – always photographing the same things in the same ways.
A Guest post by Saul Molloy from Shotslot .
No matter what your artistic interests, whether photography, drawing, painting, sculpture, etc., the underlying force behind your work is creativity.
We’ve all been guilty of taking pictures with our eyes closed. Just go crazy, go on a shooting spree and see what happens. See what happy mistakes you can pawn off as well-thought out, purposefully captured portraits. Here are 6 ways you can identify yourself as a luck photographer: You take way too many pictures.
A Guest Post by Ryan Pendleton I think this is a valuable piece of information to pass along to both newcomers to photography and the more experienced crowd…
Park Bench Here is a simple exercise you can do anywhere that will help develop your photographic eye. Take your camera with just one lens and go for a walk (of course any point and shoot camera will do the trick too). While walking down the street, at the park or even in the wilderness, make a point to stop randomly and find something to photograph within 10 or 15 feet (3 to 5 m) from where you are standing. Better yet, if you are walking with a non photographer, ask him or her to tell you when to stop.
Image by Darwin Bell I’m presuming that this article will not apply to most of us… but after 3 conversations in the last week which revealed the same photography problems in 3 different people – I thought I’d better jot them down. Warning : none of this is rocket science sometimes the basics need to be said! 1.
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Copyright By Socceraholic Low angle shots give us a different view on the world. Most of our lives are spent well above ground level and by the time we are teenagers we rarely spend much time down low any more. Yet there is a whole world down there!!
One thing that makes a great photo is its ability to convey emotion.
A Guest Post by Patrick Ashley Some photographers enjoy portraiture, capturing the essence of a person; others enjoy capturing a fast moment in a football game, or a delicate moment of a newly wed couple. I like to shrink things. Tilt-shift photography (or “miniature faking”) is a photographic genre that seems to have been gaining popularity in the last few years. Essentially, it’s taking a photograph of a real-world scene and making it look like a miniature scene, such as you’d find in a model railroader’s setup.
One of the biggest leaps towards tack sharp images you can take is using single point auto focus to hone in on your subject and nail the shot.