Posts Tagged ‘the beginning’

Lesson 22: Conclusions

I will conclude this first beginner tutorial with some basic ideas that you need to have in mind when taking photos, so that you will be satisfied with the final result. What goes through your mind in the moments as you raise your digital camera up to take a shot and before you press the […]

Lesson 21: Background

The background in a photography is both an opportunities and a challenge to photographers. On the one hand it can put a subjects in context and make it stand out in a way that highlights it wonderfully, but on the other hand backgrounds can overwhelm subjects and distract from them. Some of the common problems […]

Lesson 18: Filling Frame

There is a rule in photography that says if you want to improve your photographs 100 percent, move closer. It’s true. The one sure way to keep from including too much extraneous information in a photograph is to fill the frame with your subject and nothing but your subject. Filling the frame from edge to […]

Lesson 17: Lines – Part 2: Vertical and Diagonal

Vertical lines have the ability to give a variety of different moods in a photograph ranging from power and strength to growth. As horizontal lines can be accentuated by shooting in horizontal format vertical lines can be used very effectively by swapping the way you hold your camera into a vertical framing. This lengthens the […]

Lesson 16: Lines – Part 1: Horizontal

When considering the composition of an image one of the elements that photographers look for are ‘Lines’. The lines that can be found in images are very powerful elements that with a little practice can add dynamic impact to a photo in terms of mood as well as how they lead an image’s viewer into […]