Sunday, January 11, 2009

Top Ten List

Top ten list of taking better landscape photos:
1. Read your manual and learn how to use your camera
2. Learn to see differences in light (intensity, color, direction)
3. Steady the camera with a tripod or other method
4. Use the manual settings on the camera
5. Learn how to understand and use a histogram to judge exposure
6. Do most of your shooting around dawn and dusk
7. Use the rule of thirds for better compositions
8. Simplify your images to allow your subject to stand out
9. Understand the relationship between ISO, shutter speed and aperture
10. Shoot what you like, enjoy and have a passion for.