I photographed this Hmong racer during a new year festival near Chiang Mai, Thailand. Action photographs pose many challenges. Capturing the right moment and having a sharp photograph require preparation.
Depth of field (DOF) is the part of your composition which is acceptably in focus. Knowing how to control it is essential if you want to make the most of it.Having too little or too much of you photo in focus can mean it does not have the impact and meaning that you intended.
A common cry emanates from photographers when they find their photos are blurry. This anguish is most frequently heard when we sit at our computers with an image at 100% zoom. Sure that it looked sharp on the camera monitor the life-size version appears as one big unsharp smudge.
Taking pictures now is easier than any other time in history.Easy doesn’t usually equate with excellence, especially in the arts. Making good art takes, among other things, dedication and intention. It won’t just happen because you have the latest camera or phone.
Concentration on exposing the main subject of your photo was the focus of the previous article in this series. In this article, I will introduce you to a great tool. The Zone System. It will help you plan, make and post process your photos.
Understanding the way your camera works is the first big step to becoming a more creative photographer. Now you have learned how your camera gathers data and measures light. In the previous articles in this series, I hope I’ve explained it clearly.
Modern cameras come filled to the brim with awesome, smart technology. You really don’t need to use much of it to take great photos. Focusing on learning manual mode can actually simplify the process. It will enhance your experience in becoming a more competent photographer.