Photography Tips to help you improve
“What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce” – Karl Lagerfeld
Digital advancements have made it possible for us to see the world in so many different ways. Fantastic mobile phones have been designed to promote the visual world we live in and are ever-improving. Everyone is taking more images with the ability to review and retake photos instantly. This could never have happened twenty years ago, we simply couldn’t do it.
In the sections below, I share with you some of the basic tips that have stood me in good stead over 35 years of photographing the world around me. Basic rules that still apply no matter what camera you use. Whatever your photographic skill level, we can all learn from each other’s journey. While some of the tips below may help with technical aspects, others focus on unleashing your creativity. And it’s that creativity that I hope to help develop within you.
20 Basic Photography Tips for Beginners
“Your photographs are touchstones that provide you with information, and the act of making photographs builds your confidence” – Joel Meyerowitz
There is a difference between simply picking up a camera and snapping a picture to looking through the viewfinder and seeing a great photograph. the journey of all photographers starts with understanding your camera and knowing how to best use it to capture your vision. This is a wonderful journey that can last a lifetime. But first, you must start somewhere. Here I hope to give you a few pointers to start your journey
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10 Basic Street Photography Tips
To me, photography is the art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place. I’ve found it has little to do with the things that you see and everything to do with the way you see them – Elliott Erwitt
The essence of street and urban photography is about documenting society and the everyday life in your environment. As photographers we don’t create art, we record and recompose what is before us. It will always be a solitary and personal endeavour, but there are lessons that we can share with one another.
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10 Basic Travel Photography Tips
Do you travel to cities and countries to take photos that you can sell and make a living from? Or are you someone who goes on holiday but likes to do photography while you travel?
One is a fantastic job, and the other is a fantastic hobby. The digital camera revolution has greyed the lines between the two, but you still need to decide where you are in relation to the two points. The approach you need to do travel photography on a full-time basis is not the same as a hobby. The preparation and commitment are different, and so, your mindset must change. CLICK HERE to read the article
Wildlife Photography Tips
“Our relationship with nature is more one of being than having. We are nature: we do not have nature”- Steven Harper
Wildlife photography is a genre that falls into the larger scope of documenting the natural world. For the beginner, it’s the photography of creatures that roam our planet. As the journey continues, many grow into Nature Photography to encompass the environment that the species live in.
It does require a strong passion for the natural world though as photographing species can be frustrating for much of the time. We are guests in their world so must abide by their rules and timetables. The list below is just a few basic tips for those who are new to wildlife photography. CLICK HERE to read the article
Photography Training and Workshops
Wayne Marinovich is a successful photographer and published author living in West Sussex in the UK. Through his love of the natural world, and a passion for photographing the urban landscape, he is now offering 1-2-1 tailored photographic sessions.
With 35 years of photography experience, these sessions will be geared around teaching you how to capture the images you’ve always imagined by making the most of your photographic equipment.
Wayne will help you to unleash your creativity and inspire you to see the world with fresh eyes through your viewfinder.
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