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By Jason Skog

Crops becoming out of people's heads. Washed out colours. pink eyes. Sound like photographs you've taken? With a bit making plans, you could keep away from a few universal images error. turn inside of for tips about establishing your shot, discovering the suitable gentle, and twiddling with perspective.

Describes the right kind how you can manage pictures prior to taking them, from composition to lighting fixtures to standpoint.

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If your camera doesn’t have this feature, follow the action with your camera as best you can. For example, if you’re at a track meet, follow the long-distance jumper through your viewfinder while she runs, and click the button when she finally jumps. Don’t forget to watch the sidelines for emotional reactions. Zoom in on a player’s face while he’s waiting to see if a last-minute half-court shot is made. Sometimes the best images come just before or right after the buzzer sounds. Sports and action photography requires quick thinking and quick hands.

Focus on Digital Photography Basics. New York: Lark Books, 2010.

A peach. A can of spilled crayons or marbles. Lighting, color, and texture play key roles in a still life. 34 Choose an object that means a lot to you. Maybe it’s a signed baseball or a stuffed animal. Place it on a solid-colored surface in front of a plain background. Then experiment with light and shadow by moving your light source around: right, left, up, and down. How does the direction of the light change the look of the image? Look at the object up close, focusing on one detail. Look at it from a distance.

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