Do you dream of becoming a great photographer, but lack the knowledge to know where to begin? Are you clueless when it comes to angles and lighting? Even if you can boast ten years of experience in the photography field, it can never hurt to bone up on your knowledge a bit.
Be picky about what will end up in the picture. High quality pictures will highlight a particular feature of the subject in your photo. Do not try showing too much. Try taking a series of photos for a better impression of a subject than one without details and focus.
Overcast skies can present problems when you are taking pictures, so exclude them from the image frame. If you have too much gray sky in your photograph, it will create a washed-out appearance in the image. Pictures in black and white are better if shot under overcast skies. A bright, blue sky can create a lovely backdrop as long as you are careful not to overexpose the shot.
Try to create an impression of depth in your landscape photos. Have a person or an object in the foreground to provide an idea of scale for your image. You can sharply define the photo’s foreground and background by using a small aperture. The aperture should be set at no more than f/8 or f/16, respectively, for a basic digital camera or a full-frame SLR.
If you are serious about photography, you need to put in the time and dedication to gain knowledge so that you are best equipped to take on the art. There are a lot of different factors to think about, so use the advice you have been reading to go out and take wonderful pictures. Remember that when it comes to photography, there is not a wrong way to do it.
By Gia Dragoi