Top 10 Things to consider before stepping into photography

by Racho Stano


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Consistency is the difference between a great photo and a great photographer. You have to hone your skills and practice regularly.

Things to consider before stepping into photography are:

  1. Interest: You need to have an interest in photography as the process takes time, effort and money.
  2. Know your camera: You have to know how to control your camera. You have to learn all the technical stuff related to your camera. You have to learn the essential features of your camera. Your progress in photography is limited if you do not understand your camera. It is important that you know how your lens and aperture affects your images. You need to also learn about white balance, drive modes, stabilization modes, focusing and so on.
  3. Know perspective: With perspective, your position can change how viewer’s interpret your scene. Perspective can give your photo depth or it can flatten everything. How you position yourself before you take a photo is important in photography.
  4. Learn exposure: You have to understand how to create a good exposure. According to Photographyconcentrate, “A good exposure is how bright you want your image to be.” IF a photo is brighter than how you want it that means the photo is overexposed and if a photo is darker than how you want it that means the photo is underexposed. It is important to know how to adjust your camera settings to get the exposure you want.
  5. Know more about light: Mastering light is a goal many photographers have tried to achieve and they have failed. Practice outdoors and learn about daylight lighting. You can also create your own light. Continually explore diverse opportunities and keep learning about the light.
  6. Understand post-processing: Post-processing is essential in photography and it helps you adjust the brightness, saturation, contrast and sharpness of your images.
  7. Explore composition: Composition is the organization of a scene. The guidelines for composition are the Rule of Thirds, Balance or Visual Path and Negative Space. Scenes in your photos should tell a story and convey emotions it you want to grab the reader’s attention.
  8. Understand depth of field: Depth of field is an important part in photography and understanding it will make you a good photographer.
  9. Do not buy the most expensive equipment: You can get good photos with an inexpensive camera. It is important that you constantly practice and you should know that skill is more important than gear.
  10. Enjoy learning: With photography, there is inspiration everywhere. You should enjoy the learning process.
  11. Always be with your camera: You can have photo opportunities at any time and that is why you should always be with your camera.

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