The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 Friday, October 30, 2020

8 Incredible Photography Tips For Beginners

Photography is an art that can inspire and intimidate people at the same time. We all love capturing the moments, endeavoring the memories to last forever inside a frame. You might be a new mom who loves clicking her cute adorable growing chap or someone who loves the thrust of visiting scenic places. Here are few incredible tips for all the beginners or newbie’s out there to master there click game like a pro.

We try not to puzzle you with the photography lingo but few technical terms can always come in handy.

1) Get to know your camera basics
Spend some time with your camera getting to know each other. No matter what you own, the fancy DSLR or a simple Smartphone camera, sit around in a neutral environment with your device. Go through the buttons and mode, adjust features and effects to know and understand every detail of how the camera works.

2) Learn to hold the camera
This might sound lame but it is no joke. Holding a camera properly is as important as holding an arrow in a bow. The aim should always be to minimize the camera shake as much as possible. Because when we are capturing a picture the shutter goes up, and the sensor is filled with light. Incorrect posture leads to the shaking which causes the smear of light entering the sensor via shutter making the picture blurry.

Here’s how you should hold the camera in a standing position to get the perfect sharp images

• Position your feet perpendicular which means stand perfectly straight.
• Push the elbows into your sides to avoid the flapping or any distracting movement.
• Hold the camera at the balance point.
• Use the viewfinder and hold the camera right to your face. Less extended arms make sure of no shaking.
• Push the camera to your head and breathe out when you click the shutter button.

3) Learn the exposure triangle
The photographers are the artist who must understand that their camera doesn’t do the magic, it is the light which in shades of colors brings beauty on canvas. Photography is all about capturing the dancing light. With no light, there is no magic. Hence, a well-lit object can be captured poorly, but a poorly-lit object will never look good. That’s why exposure is a must understand.

Exposure is decided by the amount of light entering the camera and coming up to the sensor ultimately making the images look brighter or darker. Exposure can be adjusted by understanding the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO.

• Aperture: It is the distance between the two ends of the lens. It decides how big and wide the opening is. The smaller number corresponds to the wider aperture. Further, the wider an aperture is, the more amount of light will come in. Aperture size also affects the depth of field.

• ISO: Fun fact- Technically ISO is a government organization that authorizes the sensitivity rating to sensors. Hence, ISO ratings determine how sensitive the sensor is to light. Higher ISO equips you to take photos in dim and dingy situations, but the downside is the visual distortion and patchy spots aka grain and noise in photographer’s lingo. That’s why photos were taken in the dark often have those peculiar spots.

• Shutter speed: It is the time length to which shutter is left open corresponding to how much light is allowed to go in. The slow the shutter goes, the more the light comes in. Shutter speed also affects sensitivity to motion. Faster shutter speeds freeze motion while slower shutter ones produce motion blur.

4) The rule of thirds
The composition is another secret key to unlocking great photography. The composition is composing the image with the interesting elements positioned perfectly. The rule of thirds guides an individual to master the composition.

As the name suggests, the image is divided into a grid of thirds where all the intersections are the points of interest. Smartphones often have a grid layout to make the visualization easy for the photographer. If you are capturing an image in portrait mode, the top interesting points are important as a viewer's eyes directly go to them first.

But if you are clicking in landscape mode, the top three grids are preferred to align the sun/mountains or the background while the other corresponds to the main highlights of the image.

5) Shooting angle and the position
Even amateurs know, that angle makes a huge impact on the captured image. Let’s first talk about the difference. The shooting angle is the degree by which the camera faces the subject while shooting position is the level you hold your camera at (aka) height. High level, eye level, low level are names of shooting positions and low angle, bird’s eye view, tilt is the names of the shooting angle.

Shooting portraits requires slightly angular light which is why photographers avoid shooting in portrait mode at noon because the sun is at top. The same goes for the landscape as there is no depth in the image for a properly lightened room.

6) Change you’re own perceptive
This is saying experiment with the angle, elevation, height, and the basic features of the camera in a very layman lingo. Changing either one or all gives a picture we don’t often see on a regular day to day life. It gives a picture or a scene that we never saw before with that perception.

7) Don’t rush. Start with baby steps
Reading a few articles on photography tips will pump you up but reading to too many will intimidate you. Try to practice and spin around the knowledge you read. Master that. And then move further to the next articles.

8) Shoot anything and everything. Anywhere and everywhere
Shooting more often helps you to point out the differences between the actualities of the subject to the reality you captured in your frame. The practice is the key to success.

Today's News

June 18, 2020

DNA of 'Irish Pharaoh' sheds light on ancient tomb builders

Case cracked: Mystery Antarctica fossil is massive prehistoric egg

How did the old masters make their ultramarine?

Paris Pompidou Centre to reopen with focus on racism

Sotheby's Hong Kong Fine Classical Chinese Paintings Spring Sale to be held on 9 July

Sotheby's to offer the first shoes handmade by Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman to appear at auction

Miró, Chagall, Hodler, de Chirico and Warhol lead Koller's July auctions

Important Chicago collections offered in Hindman's auction

White glove sale & records: Triumph for the first online sale of pocket watches at Sotheby's

'If I was Martha, what would I do?' For one, stay upright

First comprehensive show in London of Peter Schuyff's work on view at White Cube

Summers Place Auctions announces a major auction of Zimbabwe's leading sculptors

Spain's Alhambra Palace reopens to visitors

London Churchill statue to be uncovered before Macron visit

Germany pledges 120 million euros to Auschwitz fund

De Gaulle statue vandalised in northern France

French composer Jarre to perform world's first 'Matrix avatar' concert

Clars Auction Gallery has record-breaking June 14th sale led by Andy Warhol

German government seeks ban on big events until at least end-October

'Recovered' French star Catherine Deneuve to return to filming

The next stage: UK theatres adapt to social distancing

From Columbus to Confederates, anger about statues boils over

Kristin Linklater, who made actors their vocal best, dies at 84

Historic and rare 1823/2 quarter worth six figures headed to auction

This Raksha Bandhan, Pamper Your Sibling With The Best Gifts, Choose From 20,000 Options On

How To Play WoW BFA

Everything you need to know about online sports betting

Advantages of online sports betting

8 Incredible Photography Tips For Beginners

3 Free Downloaders for Youtube Music

Flower Delivery to Your Loved One's Home: Facts on How It Works

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

sa gaming free credit

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful