Learning Photography Composition

Selecting a viewpoint to photograph can be likened to opinion-selecting. Differing opinions are available for most subjects in the world today. There arent right or wrong opinions, just different ones. The same is true about taking a picture. There arent any right or wrong viewpoints, just many different ones. If you understand composition, you can take numerous shots of just one image. Looking at a landscape or a building or a model from different angles opens the door for variety and contrast in your pictures. This means you need to walk all around the focal point to see whats available. You will want to check the use of different lenses or zoom levels, and different heights. Again, this is true …

Joining A Photography Organization

If you know how to operate a camera then it is not difficult to become a photographer – at least as a casual hobby. Knowledge and skill are developed over time, but grow more slowly when a camera hobbyist is alone. One of the better means of closing the inexperience gap, though, is through an association with other passionate photographers. These can be found through photography clubs or organizations around the world. One great way to develop your capabilities as a successful photographer is to investigate and then join such a club. These organizations typically provide interesting lectures on various topics related to photography, including camera types, peripheral equipment, shooting techniques, different types of photography, and professional opportunities (among many …

Beginning In Photography: Tripod: Friend Or Foe?

Theyre heavy, expensive, conspicuous, take time to set up and take apart again. In short, tripods are a nuisance. And in this age of digital cameras, we can always increase the ISO sensitivity to accommodate a low light situation. So why bother with one at all? Lets look at some of the advantages of using a tripod. Noise reduction Fist of all, what is noise? Increasing the ISO level in a digital camera amplifies the signal through the digital sensor that records the image. This is much the same as turning the volume on your home stereo up to 10. You will hear a hissing in the background. This is amplification noise. It looks like grain in a low quality …

Dreaming Winter Photography

The sight of early morning snow, the shimmering frost in the trees, your sister falling off in your snow filled front yard and your stunning snow angel, dont you ever wish you could just capture that moment right away and place them in your computer desktop? Right, sounds easy but for an amateur photographer this may sound too challenging and laborious. But thanks to the dawn of digital photography and winter photography need not be exclusive to the professional anymore. You have to remember a few pointers though. Winter shooting can be tricky as majority of the landscape is white and the background is bright. When shooting a snow filled area, the brightness of the snow may often cause your …