This particular photographic tip will show you how to highlight your subject against a dark background - in broad daylight.
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference." Robert Frost from the poem The Road Not Taken.
Maybe it's due to a respect for an individuals personal space, but for some reason we instinctively stand back several feet from those we are photographing. Habit 6 suggests you stop doing that.
Everyone knows that when trying to take a photograph you should try and get the best image of your subject however most fail to consider an equally important area - what appears behind their subject.
Nature photographer Hennie van Heerden puts it this way, "“When I finally capture that one picture, it is often the only pick from a series of hundreds, but often enough a couple of thousand pictures"
The first step in creating an amazing photograph is successfully capturing a great subject with a great composition - the second step is editing your photo to maximize its effect.
Although I believe all of the 7 Habits of Effective Photographers are important, I personally believe Changing Your Perspective may be one of the most beneficial.
The first in a series of instructional blogs focused on helping new / beginning photographers take amazing photographs.
Taking amazing photographs has very little to do with the cost of your camera or the number of Megapixels. Apply these habits/techniques used by great photographers and take amazing images instantly.
A series on non-technical methods you can use to take better photos.