Tiny Tips 11: To the New Enthusiast

To the enthusiast Photography can either be a serious hobby or a profession possibility. Whatever the status of Photography in your life, know the power of Creativity that this form of ‘Art’ places in your ‘Hands’. You will do well to give Photography its due importance and study and practice systematically. Happy Hunting!

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Tiny Tips 9: On Composition

You are a photographer, so remember that you have a powerful tool of creativity in your hands… the camera! Try to create a masterpiece every time you click. Take the composition and balance in your photographs seriously. Follow the Great Masters of painting Rembrandt… Renoir… Rubens… Da Vinci (every painting was carefully composed in sketches,…

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Tiny Tips 4 – Study Highlights!

by David The earlier two tips were about attributes of light that may well be avoided. Here is one aspect of light that you would do well to utilise constructively. While a light source from behind the camera helps you take sharp and colourful photographs, light from behind the subject may help you take pictures…

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Tiny Tips 3 – Study reflected light!

Remember that when light strikes a surface it gets reflected; diffused; refracted or absorbed. Light reflects off shiny areas off faces, mirrors, glass panes and all other shiny surfaces causing burnt out areas in the highlights and unwanted reflections of light from flash bulbs and other light sources. So, while taking photographs look for unplanned…

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Tiny Tips 2 – Light Study

photo by seedingchaos Study the play of light on your subject! Remember that light travels in straight lines and casts shadows: the stronger the light, the darker the shadows. A good photograph depends on an aesthetic balance of your highlights and shadows! Happy Shooting!

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Tiny Tips 1: Drawing with Light

Photography literally means drawing with light… to take good photographs you have to study light and the play of light on your subject. You can also play with light, like TIO… has done here. Look forward to “Tiny Tips” on light in the next few days.

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