Thursday, October 1, 2009

Hudson River Photogrpahy Workshop Day I: Creative Seeing and Creative Photographing


Today was Day 1 of the Hudson River Photography Workshops. What fun!

One of the topics we discussed was creative seeing and creative photographing.

Here is just one example. Left photo: super boring. Middle photo: kinda boring. Right photo: now that's more like it!

We simply combined the elements in the left and middle photographs with a little creative composition for a "not your everyday" photograph.

Tips:
• Frame a background element with a foreground element.
• Use a wide-angle lens set at a small aperture and focus 1/3 into the scene to get max depth-of-field.
• Walk around a subject for a while before you shoot.
• Take a deep breath :-)

Explore the light,
Rick




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