#1 Fill the screen with what you like
Philosophically, this should be your task before every photo you take. Concentrate only on what you like, forget about everything else.
#2 It’s not all about gear
Of course, having better equipment will result in higher photo quality, but that doesnt mean you cant take amazing photos with cheap camera lens. Investing in your cameras & lenses is important, but its not crucial, especially for beginners.
Dont spend thousands of dollars on best camera & lenses. Instead, learn new stuff, discover new perspective, learn how to shoot better photos. Remember: Practise makes perfect.
Follow these 12 tips & tricks on how to shoot better photos and we guarantee you accomplishment.
#3 It’s all about light
- Hard light
- Soft light
- Transmitted light
- Reflected light
Photo taken during “magic hour”:
#4 Learn your f-stops, ISO & shutter speeds
Trust us, great things will follow.
#5 Get close
Compare these two photos:
San Francisco bridge – Normal mode
San Francisco bridge – Zoom mode
Notice how photo on the right is more interesting? Zooming is great when you are not able to get as close to objects or animals such as wildlife photography & sport events, but if you are able to get closer, do it.
#6 Try to make use of lines
Notice how sides of bridge go through almost entire photo? This is example of leading (connecting) lines.
#7 Change the perspective
#8 The rule od thirds
Emphasize most important parts of your photographs by putting them near the vertical & horizontal lines.