Posts Tagged ‘Image detail’

Get the shots that others miss

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When talking about getting the shots that others miss, I'm not talking about being prepared to capture once in a lifetime moments (though of course that's great if you can). Rather, I'm talking about seeing things in a different way to most people. Seeing the details that others miss, rather than just going for obvious clich├ęd shots.

In this article we'll look at a few techniques that can help you see and think in this way, helping you to produce great photos that stand out from the crowd.

Get the shots that others miss

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Written by Discover Digital Photography

April 3rd, 2016 at 5:36 pm

How to take tack sharp photos

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Capturing sharp images is something that virtually every photographer tries to do with every image. Even if only a very slim portion of the image is in focus, we want that part to be sharp, and record as much detail as possible.

Kitten photo taken at f/1.4 to give a shallow depth of field while in-focus portion is sharp
Emily by schani on flickr (licensed CC-BY-SA)

The only exception I can think of is some portrait photography, where a soft focus filter may be used to give a soft and dreamy look.

To get tack sharp photos, there are a number of things you can do:

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Written by Discover Digital Photography

October 11th, 2012 at 7:56 pm