Category: Photography Tips

Digital Photography Basics

Examples of Poor Composition in Photography Often times we can learn as much, if not more, from what did not turn out quite as we hoped, planned for, wanted, expected……..fill in the blank however you wish.   Let’s compare the Bohemian waxwings feeding on the crab apples as examples of poor composition in photography.   Do you see how it’s obvious one of the Bohemian waxwings is feeding on crab apples?   Meanwhile, even though it’s somewhat acceptable, the second photo is a more accurate example of poor composition in photography?   We can undoubtedly imagine...

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Bohemian waxwing feeding on crab apples

Examples of Poor Composition in Photography

Examples of Poor Composition in Photography Often times we can learn as much, if not more, from what did not turn out quite as we hoped, planned for, wanted, expected……..fill in the blank however you wish.   Let’s compare the Bohemian waxwings feeding on the crab apples as examples of poor composition in photography.   Do you see how it’s obvious one of the Bohemian waxwings is feeding on crab apples?   Meanwhile, even though it’s somewhat acceptable, the second photo is a more accurate example of poor composition in photography?   We can undoubtedly imagine...

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How to Find Photography Spots

How to Find Photography Spots I have always loved this quote from Mike Litman in Conversations with Millionaires, “you don’t have to get it right, you just have to get it going.” And that’s what this series is all about – creativity as you discover how to find photography spots. Please continue reading below the sunflowers. Do you daydream about what you would like to photograph when you have the time? Or once you learn more about how your camera works? Do you feel stuck or unsure of what to create and so you don’t do anything? I have experienced these...

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Tips To Photograph The Moon

Tips To Photograph The Moon Photographing the moon tends to challenge and confuse beginner photographers. What happens? Images are often overexposed, revealing nothing more than a bright white blob in the sky. Why is the moon hard to photograph? Many beginner photographers start by taking pictures at night, and this creates opposite effects in a sense. What does that mean? If you think of the moon as a big bright light, it’s surrounded by the night sky. Do not let the darkness of the night fool you. Remember that your subject is the moon, and it’s bright. Therefore, the camera,...

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The Human Element in Landscape Photography

The Human Element in Landscape Photography In my early days of photography, I adamantly resisted the idea of adding the human element in landscape photography. The fact I learned about this from professional photographers did not sway me. Eventually, I began to change my perspective, deciding to experiment and be open to wherever it took me. My first experiments. In two of the three examples, would you agree there is a human element of some kind with the feet and a bench? The human element does not necessarily need to be big and bold, although it can be. Something as simple as what I included...

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