2 Photo Tips To Enhance Your Landscape Photography!
Here are two photo tips which will immediately increase your landscape photography - or some outside photographs - to a whole new level. Use filters and rubber bands!
Photo Hint #1... Use filters in your photography!
Filters are an essential addition to any quality photo and most top shooters use them on almost every shot!
With digital photography taking over the photo world, too a lot of us are using a point and shoot - camera on automatic - approach. We'll fire off hundreds or even thousands of shots in the hopes that we'll get one great one since there are not any film development costs.
Too frequently, we don't. The photography skill set over the previous couple of years has been drastically reduced by this method and it is going to get even worse.
Rather than learn to be great photographers, we are learning to be amazing at 'fixing' photos in Photoshop.
I 've nothing against Photoshop, but nevertheless, it ought to be used as a 'tweak' in photography. Not a fix.
Among the 'tweaks' we will frequently use Photoshop to insert is the effect of filters.
Photoshop is very good at that should you simply need a color wash across the full image!
But there are a couple filters where it's a good idea to have them on your lens rather than attempt to add the effect after. You could spend hundreds of hours on each and every photo striving to add them.
UV filters, polarizers and neutral density filters.
These filters are a MUST HAVE for any camera bag! The UV filter will help protect your lens from scratches, etc. and can be removed before shooting if you want the sharpest pictures. Polarizers, give us much better heavens, and remove glare from shiny things. It is tough to imagine shooting an outside photo without one. And neutral density filters give us increased control over shutter speed and so forth.
The best shooters wouldn't dream of not having these filters in their camera bag. But sometimes there can be an issue.
Photo Tip #2... Keep A Rubber Band Easy!
When you're employing filters that screw on the front of your lens - sooner or later you will run into the problem of wanting to remove it, but it will not unscrew. It's stuck!
Here's what you do...
Take a rubber band and wrap it around the filter. This will definitely provide you with enough grasp to get it began turning.
Where to keep your rubber band?
You can keep one in your camera bag therefore it is always handy, but here is an even better alternative - wrap it around your wallet! Or do both.
If you keep your own wallet in your own pocket, wrapping a rubber band around it makes it almost impossible for a pick-pocket to get the wallet out of your pocket! Try it; you'll see what I mean!
Should you keep your own wallet in a purse, there's less protection, but it makes it more difficult to get the wallet from the bag surreptitiously.
Both of these easy tricks - use filters in your photography and keep a rubber band convenient in the event you can not get off the filter - are just a couple more ways to take your outside, landscape photography to a whole new level. For more information, have a look at the resources box!