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Try something new: ask your subjects to look out of the frame

‘Look at the camera and smile,’ is a pretty standard instruction to your models, but it’s hard to get creativity into shots like that. So, let’s try the opposite! Ask your models to gaze out […]

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Giving panning a go

As well as using an ultra-short shutter speed to freeze motion, you can also help make sure the subject remains sharp by panning with your camera—a technique that can also come to your aid when […]

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Be certain of your subject for stronger photos

The fundamental ‘point-and-shoot’ process of taking a picture is so direct and instantaneous that questioning yourself as to what the subject is or should be is, at first glance, superfluous. The subject of a portrait […]

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Making the most of minimalist compositions

Some people say that photography is based on the art of subtraction; the careful selection and arrangement of elements in a scene so the viewer can concentrate on the message the photographer wishes to communicate. […]

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