Maybe you’ve always liked to take pictures and want to take your photo shooting abilities to the next level, but have never had any formal training. If you don’t know where to start, don’t worry, it’s not as hard as you might think. First things first, you’ll need to make sure that you have the right equipment. Once you have your gear, you’ll need to shoot a lot of pictures. Practice. Practice. Practice. Thankfully, with the invention of the digital camera, you see your pictures immediately and can shoot as many as you want without it costing you a thing. While you are practicing, you might want to take a little advice from the experts on these 30 blog entries.
It’s not necessary to go out and buy the most advanced and expensive camera that they have on the market. However, you do need to have a little better equipment than just a point-and-shoot camera if you want to go to the next level, because fancier cameras allow you to do more with your pictures. Other equipment, like a light meter, is helpful. Check out these five blog posts and see what else the experts recommend.
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What’s the difference between an amateur taking a picture of a sunset and a professional photographer shooting the same sunset? The amateur can just point and click with his camera and may end up with a slightly dark photo. The professional, on the other hand, has made some adjustments to her camera so that she allows the most light into her shot. For more tips from the experts, take a look at these five blog articles.
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Professional photographers have a way of capturing the cutest shots of kids, and you’d probably like to know their secrets. The biggest secret is to shoot the kids while they are playing. Check out these five blog posts for some expert tips to help you capture professional looking pictures of your own kids.
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Photographing food can be difficult. You not only need to style the food in an appealing way so that it looks totally delicious, but you need to light it properly. Pictures of food often end up looking dark, which makes the food look gray and unappealing. Lighting can be tricky, but here are some tips from these five bloggers that might help improve your food photos.
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When shooting nature shots, you need to get up early in the morning when the light is at its best. If you wait too long, you’ll end up getting lots of shadows in your pictures because the sun is too high. While walking around outside in the rain doesn’t sound like a lot of fun, rainy days actually do provide a nice light to photograph in. For other tips and tricks, check out these five blog posts.
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There’s something about night photography that is so much more dramatic than daytime photography. Maybe it’s the mystery of what you can’t see or the twinkle of the lights. Shooting pictures at night is tricky; here are some tips from the experts that can help.