LEARN TO TAKE PICTURES RIGHT THE FIRST TIME!

Photography has certainly changed a lot from the days when I first got involved in photography. The film era created real professionals, because they had to do it right the first time, because there was no Photoshop to help fix their mistakes. It kind of bothers me that almost every photographer relies on “Post Production”Continue reading “LEARN TO TAKE PICTURES RIGHT THE FIRST TIME!”

DAY 10 – LEARNING BASIC PHOTO SKILLS: “ARCHITECTURE” & “MONOCHROME”

Day Ten: “Architecture” — Go Monochrome From the geometry of skyscrapers to the ironwork on historical buildings, there are many opportunities to capture the beauty and complexity of architecture. Walk through this intricate, organic doorway of La Pedrera, a famous building by architect Antoni Gaudí in Barcelona, Spain: Perhaps there’s a grand spiral staircase atContinue reading “DAY 10 – LEARNING BASIC PHOTO SKILLS: “ARCHITECTURE” & “MONOCHROME””

DAY 9 OF 10 – LEARNING BASIC PHOTO SKILLS: “INCORPORATE COLOR”

Day Nine: “A Pop of Color” — Incorporate Color The colors in our photographs are evocative and rouse emotions within us. Color can elevate a mundane image into something beautiful and intriguing, and can tell a tale within the frame. In this image of a door in Malta, the two shades of blue brighten anContinue reading “DAY 9 OF 10 – LEARNING BASIC PHOTO SKILLS: “INCORPORATE COLOR””