Guide: Basic photo composition tips

Table of contents: Rule of Thirds | Hotspots | Backlighting | Control your background | Variety | Framing/Unusual Perspectives | Layering | Focal Length | The Moment | A Final Word   This whole photography thing is scaring you, right? Well don’t worry – whether you are using a DSLR or a smartphone camera, the … Continue reading “Guide: Basic photo composition tips”

Three tips, better shot: Getting the decisive moment

“The Decisive Moment” is one of the key basic concepts drilled into a photography student’s head when first starting out. In sports, it’s capturing the peak moment of a play. With your kids, it’s getting that perfect smile and head positioning. In the featured photo for this post, it’s all about getting the right mix … Continue reading “Three tips, better shot: Getting the decisive moment”