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The skills to take great portraits will depend on after having a few essential "rules" I've reduced to those portrait photography tips. Even if you're just starting out, following these pointers may help you in improving your portraits.Read the rest of this entry »
One of the most important elements of a photograph is often the one that is the most frequently overlooked. The background of an image can do many things - it can help establish context for the image, add emotion or feeling and strengthen the narrative of the picture. When taking pictures, it's important to know how your background will impact your picture and how you can use it to your advantage.Read the rest of this entry »
The moon, a body out in space that none of us are likely to visit in person, can make for some great photos. However, despite its large size, the long distance from earth means that it can be hard to get a meaningful photo of it.Read the rest of this entry »
The rule of thirds is a compositional aid used to help photographers and artists arrange the elements of a picture in such a way as to actively engage the attention of the viewer. This method can be very effective in creating a strong focal point in an otherwise bland image. It can be applied to most scenes you may come across, from landscapes to portraits, still life to abstracts.Read the rest of this entry »
Portrait photography is one of the most popular forms of the art. Whether it is a picture taken in a formal studio setting or something set in a more casual scene, you will always want to capture your subject in the best possible way. However, that can be quite a challenge so here are some tips to help you improve your portrait photography skills.Read the rest of this entry »
Cross polarization is a technique that can be used to take photos of clear plastic objects, revealing a range of psychedelic colors in the objects. It works by using a light source with light polarized in one direction, and then using a polarizer on your lens to filter the polarized light in the opposite direction.
By doing this very little direct light from the polarized light source gets through to the camera's sensor. However, stresses in the plastic object modify the light, meaning it is no longer polarized in the same direction as the polarized light source. This creates the fantastic colors.
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Cross polarized photo of part of a plastic tank lid
Taking photos shooting into the sun can be difficult due to the large difference in brightness between the sun and the rest of the image. However, don't let this put you off as you can get some great photos when shooting into the sun.
Obviously, when shooting into the sun you must be very careful, especially if you are using a telephoto lens. Don't look straight into the sun when photographing it, and generally try and keep to shooting later and earlier in the day when the sun's brightness isn't quite so intense as it can be during the day time.Read the rest of this entry »
After the popularity and growth of photography and the invention of the camera, it was no surprise that dissemination and mass production of photo prints followed.
Due to the art of photography, public as well as personal history, time and perception has immortalized mankind. The concept of privacy altered as the number of public figures increased and the action of man began being recorded. Photographs became proof of any event, experience or state of being.Read the rest of this entry »