Be A Better Photographer With These Tips!

Written By Arman Zulhajar on Sunday, June 10, 2012 | 1:32 AM

By Antonia Sasha Sanchez


As a beginner, you should start by reading more about photography. You will improve very quickly as you start understanding more about the features on your camera or the idea of composition. This article contains such a collection of tips and is therefore, perfect for the enthusiastic novice who is desperate to become a professional photographer.

Learn to use the image sensor optics (ISO) settings of your camera or it could work against you. The higher your ISO goes, more is visible; this may not be preferable because it can create a grainy picture. This can create undesirable results unless the image requires that particular setting.

Always choose your best photos to show. It is always beneficial to take multiple shots with various settings, but you do not have to show them all off, only the best ones should be shown. You do not want to show every picture, or too many with the same subject. It might bore people if you keep showing the same photo multiple times. Keep it fresh, and show different aspects of your photography.

Strive to have an interesting object within the foreground of any landscape photos you shoot. Even something seemingly routine, such as rock formations or tree leaves, can add interesting elements to your images. The viewers will now see the frame entirely, and it will really help them to empathize with the main subject.

Feel free to try them out, without being too worried about them being perfect, so you do not miss out on a great shot. However, you should not preset your camera, which lets your camera choose the settings itself. Look around and find a setting which lets you change things as you want to.

In your imagination, use horizontal and vertical lines to divide your viewfinder into thirds. When you focus on a subject, try to see where the subject falls on these imaginary lines. Ideally, your subject should be where the vertical and horizontal folds intersect.

Photography is an art form an should be approached that way. It should convey the message the photographer is trying to communicate. Composition is the key to accomplish that, and photographers must have the ability to shoot the perfect composition. Photos are what the viewers look and and try to understand what the photographer's intent was with each shot.

Silhouettes are unique pictures. Many people rely on the sun to create a natural silhouette; however, there are many different ways to reproduce this effect. If the difference in lighting between the subject and background is significant, with the background being brighter, it will create a silhouette. You can make a silhouette by creating a flash from outside of the frame or also by directing the subject to stand before a brightly lit window. Remember however, that this method can cause you to focus on unflattering features.

Night photography requires specialized lighting techniques. You must take great care in establishing proper lighting conditions when ambient light is not enough. Slow shutter speeds, artificial lighting and other features allow you to properly photograph at night.

It is important in photography that the art of camera holding is learned. Knowing this will keep you from having shaky or blurred images. While resting your arms against your body, grasp the lens using your non-dominant hand.

If you aspire to become a great photographer rather than just an average photographer, you have to accumulate the knowledge and experience required to make your shots works of art. You have so much to consider when it comes to photography, and one thing is that there is not a right or wrong answer. Make sure and use these specific tips to your benefit.




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