Apr 02, 2014Photography Tip #5

Everyone loves snapping photos. Don't be afraid to experiment! With digital cameras, you can now store an incredible amount of photos. Try it out! Don't be afraid to set up your camera at a stream one day and play around with the effects to see what kind of photos you get. It can be a great way to learn what works, and what doesn't.

A good photography tip is to use color contrast as a way to create your focal point. Basically this means the area you want the viewer to focus on should have high color contrast. A good way to achieve this is by putting two pure colors side by side.

Learn about composition rules. Practice and experiment with these rules to create unique pictures. For instance, organizing a picture around diagonal lines gives an impression of depth. You can also play with colors and gradual nuances to give an impression of movement to a picture. Do not follow the rules blindly, but learn when to use them.

Don't forget the little things you see when traveling, they might make an amazing photograph! It is imperative to chronicle many aspects of your trip so that you can look back and reflect when you come home. You can also take photographs of everyday items from a variety of perspectives. When traveling, take pictures of your food. Take the time to play with lights, colors and compose your pictures.

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