9 creative photo ideas to try in April

    | Photography Tips | 01/04/2014 00:01am
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    Creative photo ideas for April: 06 Shoot a single theme

    Creative photo ideas for April: 06 Shoot a single theme

    Whether it’s a single colour, a person or widespread objects like doors, windows or chairs, building up a collection of photos with a single theme can provide a useful focus when you’re struggling for inspiration.

    It also provides a point of connection between pictures taken weeks, months or years apart.

    Let’s take ‘green’ as your first project. Spring is the perfect time to try this, with vegetation at its most lush.

    But everything from beer bottles to fruit and veg is fair game when it comes to this challenge.

    You’ll need to make it clear to the viewer that green is the theme. Try using composition to draw attention to the green object or lighting to highlight the colour within a wider scene.

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    * Shoot in raw for more flexibility for adjusting colour balance and saturation later.
    * If you prefer JPEGs, consider using your camera’s Landscape picture style, to boost the greens in the picture.
    * For added impact, bring your best images together in a collage.

    Creative photo ideas for April: 01 Shoot a natural history sequence
    Creative photo ideas for April: 02 Shoot family portraits with a twist
    Creative photo ideas for April: 03 Shoot oil and water abstracts
    Creative photo ideas for April: 04 Shoot numbers in nature
    Creative photo ideas for April: 05 Shoot a street scene collage
    Creative photo ideas for April: 06 Shoot a single theme
    Creative photo ideas for April: 07 Shoot a war reenactment
    Creative photo ideas for April: 08 Shoot a pinhole image
    Creative photo ideas for April: 09 Shoot baby birds

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    Posted on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 12:01 am under Photography Tips.

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