Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Tips on becoming a good photographer

Photography is not just about taking pictures, there is a whole lot more to it. It is an art that requires mastery of the skill. It is the ability to tell a story using simple images; no matter how complex the story is. For one to be considered as a legendary photographer your works should me exceptional and of its own calibre. Here are a few tips on how to be a good photographer.

1.Get a note book. 

The human brain can’t remember every new thing you feed it with. Sometimes you need a reminder and that is where a note book comes in handy. With one at hand you can easily jot down some important note that may help you with your photography. Be it something that someone says as you were conversing or you hear it on TV etc.

2.Practice makes perfect.

Shoot as frequent as you can. This will help boost your confidence as a photographer and also learn new skills on the ground.
3.Shoot in diverse settings.

Its good to be conversant with one thing but better to be good in many things at a go. So as you practice, don’t limit yourself. Go from shooting in low light, to indoor shoots, outdoor shoots etc.

4.Do your research. 

Not everything will hand its self to you, make an effort to read more on photography and research about it. The more information you take in the better the work you give out.

5.Have a target. 

One is considered successful once they hit a particular target. So working without one is definitely working towards nothing. When you have set goals you will get the drive to achieve them and that will go a long way in helping you perfect your skills.

6.Don’t be too harsh on your self. 

As you learn, never feel bad that your images are not as good as your friend or someone else. In this world there will always be someone better than you and one worse than you. So appreciate your self as you strive to perfect your skills day by day.

7.Know your Camera. 

Different camera’s have different ability and they really go a long way in determining the quality of your pictures. Knowing your camera helps you know what type of images you can best produce. And to what you need to do to get a particular effect or get a particular image as you would want it to be. 

This tips are enough to make you the legendary photographer that you desire to be. Remember it doesn’t happen over night. Follow this tips and with time you will surely  be pleased with the outcome.

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