Cool Pictures I Captured Recently: How to Find Inspiration for Photos

Inspiration for Cool Photos

Capturing cool images is a wonderful way of displaying your creativity and freezing beautiful moments in time. You do not have to be a professional photographer to capture amazing images. All you need is a basic camera or even a cell phone to capture those moments. Obviously a professional camera is going to provide the best visual image. However, you can still snap cool, appealing photos with basic equipment. Sometimes it is just finding the inspiration, it is all around us though. In nature, in the streets, in the shopping mall, at a music concert, every morning when you wake up there is something to capture and distill in time. Just look around you.

How to get inspiration for Photos

Search online

Photo Blogs

Just look through some of the coolest photo blogs you can even search, Tumblr, Flickr and Photobucket. There are millions of pictures on the Internet that you can draw inspiration from.

Photography forums

There are plenty of photography forums online, professional and amateur photographers share their creative skills on these forums. They also provide excellent tips on how you can take the best photographs.

Get out There

Go out! Walk around your local area and see what is on offer. You will be surprised at how much inspiration you can get from just walking around and exploring your local area. Go to the park, travel around your city and see what you can find.

Go to the park

If you do not live in an area where there is a lot of greenery go to your local park. The grass, the trees, the wildlife is always excellent to capture on camera.

Go to the Farm

If you have a local farm, go check it out. Animals are amazing to photograph, from goats, pigs, horses to chickens and ducks. Go capture some beautiful animals in your local park. You will surprised at what you can come up with.

Music Concerts

If you are a fan of music, check out the latest music concerts. You can capture some beautiful, spontaneous images at these events.

Sports Events

Go to a football match or cricket match, sporting events can provide amazing picture opportunities.

Listen to Music

Music can offer inspire some spine tingling creativity. Throw on your favorite tune and whip out your camera!

Photography Magazines

Go check out your favourite photography magazines there are a plethora of magazines to choose from. Flick through them and get some inspiration. Here are a few photography magazines you could check out.

  • American Photo
  • Professional Photographer
  • Apogee Photo
  • DP Photographer

There are many more photography magazines out there, go check them out!

Magazines and Picture Books

You can get inspiration from general magazines and photo books. Go to your local library and flip through some of the books on offer.



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CloudExplorer 4 years ago from New York City

I love the way your formatted this hub, the video images is awesome, and your info here is priceless when it comes to inspiring folks to find ways to get inspired to be more creative with photos, and other sources. Nice job!

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intriguewriter 4 years ago from worldwide Author

thank you so much for coming by and checking the pics! I have actually been really inspired by your videos and I am trying to be more creative and I have started using my canon 550d camera to do videos now I am going to edit those and upload them tomorrow. Thanks for inspiring and motivating it really does mean a lot.

edina jackson

ps I actually mentioned you in one of my videos yesterday I am going to be putting that one up really soon.

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