How to take a good photo

When I asked my wife what she would like to learn in a dotphoto newsletter, she said, “How to take a good photo!” Beauty is subjective, but there are a few rules that can help those of us who are not full-time photographers. For instance, avoid the desire to center every subject. Joshua Cripps does a nice job of explaining and illustrating his 7 Photography Tips for Amazing Photos in this 7-minute video.

  1. Fill the frame
  2. Simplify and exaggerate
  3. Don’t center your subject
  4. Create depth
  5. Connect the dots
  6. Perspective is EVERYTHING
  7. Lighting is even more important
7 Powerful Photography Tips for Amazing Photos
7 Photography Tips for Amazing Photos

Author: dotphoto

Glenn Paul is President and Co-Founder of dotPhoto, which began life in 2000 as a photo printing service and now also distributes user-generated media in Flash, video and on cell phones.

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