Gavin Photography - Creative and Wedding
Photography based in Kent
By Russell Harrison - http://www.gavinphotography.co.uk
You are obviously looking for something about Wedding Photography that can help you, and it seems
many others are, too. But what many people probably are not aware of is how far-reaching it is in our
lives. Our experience has been along those same lines, and learning more about the little things has
helped us. Only you know what the specifics are that you are looking for, so if something speaks directly
to you then choose that and perform additional research.
But with all that said, our knowledge of this subject is pretty solid which allows us to feel confident the
following will be of service to you.
Taking pictures is a hobby that can help to release the creative side in anyone. People who like
photography often don't pursue it as a hobby, because they think it requires a lot of knowledge to
create good photos. If you're ready to take the plunge and explore photography as more than just a
passing fancy, this is the article for you - so read on!
When photographing your subject, try to get as close as you can. Photos taken from far away don't tend
to be all that interesting because details or colors are too small to see. Make it easier for yourself and
for your viewers to see your subject clearly and vividly.
Take extra time to make sure you get the right shot if you're taking a picture in nature. You do not want
to disturb the natural beauty you are about to capture, so make sure to clean up after yourself. Likewise,
use a minute or two to breathe in the scene and show it proper appreciation. If you truly love the spot
you're photographing, you should take good care of it. Try to leave it just as beautiful as you found it so
that others, including other photographers, can appreciate it as much as you do.
Before you begin shooting snaps and firing off flashes, give thought to the concept you're looking for.
Think of some ideas beforehand. Write down ideas that can make the shot more interesting.
Photography is art and it really shines through when you pay close attention to all the little details that
you planned out. Take your time, and you will enjoy much more impressive photos.
To take great shots in low light, lower the aperture, or what is referred to as the f/stop setting. When
you increase it, your aperture will be wider and will give you more light when you're taking a
When you are trying to get a close-up shot, use your optical zoom as opposed to the digital zoom.
Understand that you are sacrificing image quality when you enable digital zooming. When you are using
digital zoom, many cameras are set up to interpolate pixels, while adding them to your image. This will
result in a decreased image quality. The manual for your camera should have instructions to disable
One of the most important aspects of a good photo is to have the right composition for the perfect shot.
Not everyone is born with an eye to be able to snap the best shot, so don't be afraid to put in the time
developing that eye. Many photos will look great with the subject centered perfectly, but there are
many that will look great if you off-center them a bit.
While you are traveling, photograph memorable souvenirs that you have purchased on-the-go.
Photograph the souvenir on the shelf in the store, or get a shot of it with the sales clerk. This helps
create stories for your souvenirs that you can enjoy when you return home.
Digital cameras normally contain a built-in flash, that automatically turns on when the natural light is too
low. Whereas this feature is great for quick photographer, you should consider purchasing something
with an external flash in order to have more professional photographs, as well as to give you more
options for lighting. If your camera will accept an external flash (look for a "hot shoe"), a photo shop can
set you up with a model to sync with your camera.
To make your pictures look better, use cropping. Perhaps you have a perfect picture that contains one
minor flaw. Another common malady is a misaligned composition in what could possibly be your
favorite shot. Cropping is an easy way to balance a picture.
You've probably been disappointed by your picture taking efforts at some point. Take some advice here
to avoid having that experience again in the future. With these tools you will be able to take stunning
pictures that you will want to put on display for the whole world to see.
So… What’s next?
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