Photography cheat sheet: 10 ways to rethink the way you use your camera

Photography cheat sheet
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Photography is a simple concept – all the photographer needs to understand is how to control brightness through a combination of camera settings. Learning how to frame the world in a way that is exciting or thoughtful, giving a glimpse into your creative vision – that’s more difficult. The process of honing your own style takes practice and experience, until you start to instinctively know which approaches will suit a situation. 

There’s a formulaic approach that many of us adopt when learning the key photographic skills (think, the rule of thirds or the exposure triangle). While these rules are helpful guidelines to get us started and get ti grips with the basics, it’s easy to become unwilling to try new ideas and think outside the box. 

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