Posted on Mar 31, 2008 | Comments 0
As a beginner photographer, you have to follow certain tips or techniques in order to know how to do this photography in the correct way.
Good tips and techniques will be helpful for you in finding the correct procedure to be followed in photography [Digital photography tips for a beginner].
Here are some of the tips or techniques to follow as a beginner photographer:
- Don’t go crazy on buying the most expensive equipment in the starting stage itself: In the starting stage, there is no need to buy the more expensive camera because you will not have a clear idea on how to use the different modes present in it in the right way.Certainly the camera which is expensive enough will have high power and resolution and the approach and maintenance of them also differs from the normal digital cameras. By handling the high resolution cameras for the first time, you will not know the basics of the cameras and photography clearly.So, better buy the digital camera that has medium resolution and can take better pictures, in the starting stage.
- Consider tripod and carry it along with you while taking the snaps: Tripod is also one of the needed equipment for the photography. It makes you to take the pictures without shakings. Selecting the right tripod which is suitable for your digital camera is also an essential aspect. Not all the tripods will be suitable for all the digital cameras. Before selecting the tripod, you have to know whether it is suitable for your camera or not and then make it clear by fixing your digital camera in tripod before buying it. Don’t use old tripods for the new digital camera because mostly they will not be suitable and sometimes they even damage your digital camera if you force to fix it to the unsuitable tripod.
- Keep your camera along with you all the time: This is the most essential tip which has to be followed compulsorily by the beginners of the photography. When you keep the camera along with you all the time, you will attain interest to take the snaps. You will also become familiar and able to know how to operate it in the different modes in different situations.
- Before taking the snaps make a list of shots which you are interested to take: Don’t take all the snaps blindly on all the things. Have prior planning while taking the snaps, know which type of snaps are needed for you and what are your interest levels? Make the list of those shots and shoot them in your style. Don’t expect perfect pictures in the starting stage itself, because no one will attain the better pictures in the starting days itself (except some rare cases). Try and try on it until you succeed in taking good pictures.
- Instead of the mundane subjects, try something new: Instead of the routine or ordinary subjects in photography, try something special in it. Special subject which is selected for photography makes you a special photographer, where as the normal subjects doesn’t create that much craze.
- Be enthusiastic while learning the new things in photography: Don’t feel bored while learning the new things because with less interest level you will not get good results where as if you learn something with high interest levels, certainly you will attain something and better results will be achieved.
- While learning the new things take advantage of the free resources: There are several free resources available in the websites for different photography techniques. Make use of them and learn something with them. Not all the photographers follow the same techniques of photography, they will be varying from one other and the views of them on different techniques will also vary from one another. So, learn different techniques and tips given by different experts of photography and out of all, select the best tips which are suitable and useful for you.
- Experiment on the different camera settings present in your camera: Don’t use only one mode while taking the snaps with your digital camera. Before taking the snaps with your digital camera, try to know what are the various modes present in it. Also know in which mode you must set your camera in different situations. Take various snaps in different styles by keeping your camera in different modes. By doing this experiment on your digital camera, you will come to know how to use the different modes present in your camera in different timings and in different situations.
- Learn the basic rules keenly: You will learn the correct procedure on any thing if you know the basics clearly. Without following the basic rules of photography, you will not be able to know each and everything of the photography in the correct manner. Not only photography, the basic knowledge on any subject makes you to gain more awareness where as without knowing anything you cannot achieve or gain anything.
- Take snaps regularly: If you want to become a professional photographer, take the snaps regularly. By taking the snaps regularly, photography will become a hobby for you and your skill sets will also be improved. “Practice makes man perfect”, this saying will be more suitable for photography because it says that with regular practice you will attain more skill set where as with irregular practice you will not attain anything.
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