Maybe you have found yourself in the following situation: you’re looking at pretty pictures with the same subject, wondering why one image seems so appealing and another makes you feel like you have seen it a thousand times. There may be many reasons, but one of them is shooting angle.Take a look at these images and try to explain to yourself what messages these images convey, how they make you feel.The first image was shot from a high angle. It’s the most common way to photograph a child, a pet,... continue reading
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To me, an avid gourmand, food photography is not only a real treat, but also a guilty pleasure. I spend quite some time looking at food photos and I can assure you it is a very healthy habit. It keeps me away from actually eating everything I'd like to taste so I just love good photo feasts!They say that in order to feel like eating, you first have to like what you see on your plate. There's nothing more inviting or appetizing than an awesome food photo. Food photography is something to savor... continue reading
Since anyone with a decent digital camera can contribute to stock photography, many people don't have the formal training or experience for taking professional grade pictures.To help you, one simple step can greatly enhance the quality of your images and make them more attractive to a larger customer base. Please keep your horizons flat. While the earth is not flat and you may have some curvature, please do you best to make it even on both sides of the image.In some cases this means making... continue reading
Here's an easy hint if you are planning to take some golf course scenery shots - take a golf ball with you!Place the ball close to the flag stick and any golfer seeing your photos will dream that it is their great shot captured at that special moment. They will infer that they are part of the scene.Scout out possible scenes in advance and get permission from the golf course manager to photograph the course when no one is on it. Then return in early morning before sunrise when the light is... continue reading
I have passed just 06 months on DT and now 1st time I decided to participated in assignments, in factit was the 1st time i could participate in assignment as the assignment was very easy and people were uploading almost anything..I started to look through my personal data base for some photos taken from unusual angle fortunately i found two and lucky both approved for assignment.I was very motivational for me,and now i decided to apply all my knowledge skills on photography and work exclusively... continue reading
I started photography with a 50mm prime. I was so skeptic about wide angle lenses and distortions that buying a Kit lens was a 'no no' for me.After more than a year I somehow thought of buying a superwide angle of 10-20mm. Still I used to make mess with most of the shots due to wrong angles. It is definitely not a cakewalk to apply wide angle in apt cases. Howvever once you are game and practice, wide angle seems to be pure bliss :)Be it a landscape or an architecture or a cityscape wide... continue reading
Well this article is for a newbies. If you have some information to fill up, I would be thankful.So what you need to interior photography? First of all your camera :) Then it is helpful to have lens at about 10-20mm angle diapason. If the room or hall is quite big, then it could be enough to have at about 30mm angle lens. But if you want to make photos of ordinary home interior, 10-20mm angle diapason is really helpful.I don't used any flash or other light apart from light that comes through... continue reading
I have been fascinated with Occupy London protesters camping site and the amazing opportunities it provides for photographers. Also, I have been able to find and capture so many variations of images each representing it's own message and unique in subject.This has made me realise that no matter how small or large scale the subject is, there are a million opportunities to capture a subject in many different ways. I tired different angles and positions to do my best to capture each image. And that... continue reading
Some weeks ago I got this image of a beautiful sky accepted. I know there are thousands of pictures of a sky, however when I saw this beautiful sky one morning in September this year I could not resist. (thanks to the reviewers for still letting it through!) I live in a high-rise building so I could take a picture without any obstacles in the way. What makes this shot special is the use of a wide angle which I can highly recommend for shooting images of the sky. It often captures well the impression... continue reading
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