10 killer photography tips the pros won’t tell you

Crop photos the right way: classic mistakes and how to avoid them

Most modern digital cameras can be relied upon to get a decent picture in the majority of conditions, but making really great images takes a little more know-how, the sort of stuff that professional photographers know, but don’t want to tell you.

In their latest guest post our friends at the photo management blog Photoventure gathered together some of their best photography tips that the pros don’t want you to know!

10 killer photography tips the pros won’t tell you

Photography Tips From The Pros: Don’t be afraid to crop

Here’s a little secret that most pros prefer to keep to themselves: many sports photographers rely on cropping to get the composition right.

They shoot a little wider than is ideal and keep the subject in the centre of the frame so there’s more chance of capturing it whichever direction it moves in.

Another key reason is that it’s quicker to just use the central AF point rather than selecting the more peripheral point, plus the centre point is the most responsive and accurate.

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