Category: Tutorials – people
Summer is very quickly coming upon us. If you find yourself hanging out in the sun and snapping a few shots this summer, here are some tips on how to take excellent pictures in bright sunlight.
It’s that time of year again when the kids start playing soccer, or the family heads out to watch the local baseball team show their stuff. If you plan on taking your digital camera out to some sporting events this summer, here are some tips on taking fabulous sport pictures.
Every parent wants to have good pictures of their children, and taking pictures of children may be one of the toughest things out there to do. Here are some tips for child photography to make your pictures look their best every time you snap a shot.
The meter in your camera may be part of the most advanced metering system available, yet it cannot be considered accurate all the time. This is not because of a technological shortfall, but because of a simple principle: your camera’s meter is designed to meter for reflected light and reflected light varies according to the surface colour or tone.
Some of the most captivating images of people are those caught candidly. One dictionary defines the word candid as â€œfree from bias, prejudice, or malice; marked by honest sincere expression; relating to photography of subjects acting naturally or spontaneously without being posed. â€œFrom this is easy to see that candid photography is the most honest kind of portrait. Formal portraits endeavour to capture the essence of the subject. Candid portraits do that without even trying.
I was asked recently which, out of all the photographs I have taken, was my personal favourite. While I found it hard to pinpoint my assumptions on just one image, it started me thinking about my favourite photographs and the circumstances in which I created them. Sometimes they happen when you least expect them to and often in an environment that you would consider less than ideal for photography.