Taking Professional Quality Pictures

Written By: Ryan Fyfe

By now Im sure youve used Either a digital or film camera. Youve taken pictures and had them developed and just werent satisfied with the Quality. You dont need to be a professional or have a really expensive camera to take good photos. Here are some tips that can help you take your photos from 0-100 in no time.

  • Master your camera (Focus, Flash, Red-Eye, Shooting Modes, etc)
  • Take more pictures (especially with Digital)
  • Mix up your photos (portrait/Landscape)
  • Center your image around your target
  • Never shoot into a source of light
  • Try to use non-distracting backgrounds
  • Get Close – Zoom with your feet not with a button
  • Take advantage of shadows and reflections
  • Try different angles
  • Pay attention to vertical/horizontal lines
  • Shoot at the highest resolution available
  • Use appropriate film for shooting scenarios
  • Pay a little extra to have photos developed at a quality shop

    These are several tips that you can use to take higher quality pictures. Its important to take time to learn how your camera works, and to test different shooting scenarios (light, etc). Try some or all of the above tips and Im sure you will satisfied with the quality of your photos.

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    About the Author

    Ryan Fyfe is the owner and operator of Pictures Area. Which is a great web directory and information center for Pictures and related categories like Photography and Film.

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