There’s nothing worse than spoiling a beautiful scene by composing your subject too small in the frame. In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to compose images for maximum impact by avoiding unnecessary surroundings that don’t add to your shot.
From environmental portraits to frame-filling close-ups, we show you five different ways to compose the same subject to create striking wildlife pictures and add variety to your portfolio.
It’s all too easy to get into the habit of taking every shot from eye-level, and using the same type of lens. Here are five sure-fire ways to find a fresh perspective and compose an image with supreme impact.
As our Shoot Like a Pro series on mastering some of the fundamental camera techniques continues we show you how to position your subject within the frame and make the best use of the space.
Why set your camera to its mono mode for monochrome photography when you can simply convert a regular colour image into monochrome on the computer? It’s because you need a black-and-white ‘eye’ to shoot good black and white photography in the first place, and being able to see the results on the spot is a huge advantage. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to set up your camera and compose strong monochrome photography using your camera’s black and white mode.
Break the rules and add variety and interest to your images! In this tutorial we show you how thinking beyond the obvious with your compositions leads to more creative photography.
Wet, windy weather shouldn’t get in the way of great seascape photography. Instead of shooting sunny blue skies and yellow beaches, try experimenting with moody monotone seascapes and arty minimalist compositions in the colder months.
To see pictures like a professional photographer you need to know what elements to look for. Discover how to work a scene from top to bottom to make sure you’ve explored every creative angle.
Discover how to compose a photograph and fine tune your framing by previewing your image on your camera’s LCD screen.
In the final part of our Shoot Like A Pro series looking at some of the most common problems that plague new photographers we turn our attention to composition and framing.