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Good photography involves much more than just good lighting and clear focus. This is a type of art. Many different techniques can be used in this particular art-form. Photography requires a person to have an eye for interesting and beautiful items and places. Photography also requires a lot of attention to detail. Here are a few tips that could help you.

Your image can be considerably better if you get in close proximity to your subject. Getting close allows you to avoid distracting backgrounds, and nicely frame your subject. You can also pay attention to facial details, which will come in handy, especially if you are doing portrait photography. Camera image sensors are only so good, so long-range shots sacrifice detail.

Try to create an impression of depth in your landscape photos. When you place familiar objects in the foreground of the image, you can help viewers to perceive the size and scope of the subject. Setting a small aperture, no greater than f/8 with most consumer digital cameras or f/16 with a full-frame SLR, will provide sharpness to both the foreground and background.

Allow your camera to automatically focus on the subject, then move slightly in such a way that the subject is no longer in the center of the frame. Viewing one photo after another where the subject is perfectly centered in the shot can become boring in a hurry. To add interest to the shot, simply place the subject anywhere but dead center in the viewfinder!

Experiment with varieties of expressions, scale and perspective. A simple object may appear more artistic if it’s in a setting which makes it appear a different size than it is or in a funny or original situation. Play around with different photo composition ideas to get new takes on everyday objects.

As you have read, getting the perfect shot requires a number of different elements and conditions. Follow these steps and your photographs will definitely improve.

By Gia Dragoi

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