Click great pictures with these simple hacks

SMJBuzz 07 Jan, 2017 Technology

Photography hobby for most of you’ll and a profession for some. With development in technology our smartphones are itself equipped with a great high end cameras, and thus it’s easy for us to click good pictures. But many times in spite of having a good camera clicks are not so great, learn these simple hacks to use your camera to the fullest and those perfect snaps of your beautiful moments.

1. USE PLAIN BACKGROUND

 

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A plain background emphasizes on the subject of the photograph. Plain background helps highlight the details of the subject.

 

2. USE OF FLASH

 

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When outdoor bright sun falling on the subject can create unnecessary deep facial shadows so use of flash helps to eliminate them and lighten the face.

 

3. LOOK AT THE SUBJECT IN THE EYE

 

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When clicking the picture keeping the camera on the eye level of the subject can be as engaging in a picture as it is in real life and helps in clicking the best shot.

 

4. MOVE IN CLOSE

 

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If your subject is smaller than a car, move closer to your subject before taking the picture and zoom in on your subject. This focuses on the small details of the subject.

 

5. KNOW YOUR FLASH’S RANGE

 

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Knowing your camera’s flash range is very important while clicking a picture. Usually it is 15 feet i.e. 5 steps away because pictures taken beyond the maximum flash range will be too dark.

 

6. LOCK THE FOCUS

 

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If your subject is not in the center of the picture, you need to lock the focus to create a sharp picture. Most auto-focus cameras focus on whatever is in the center of the picture.

 

7. MOVE IT FROM THE MIDDLE

 

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When clicking a picture if the subject is moved away from the centre can bring life to the picture and when the subject is moved away from the centre set the focus on the subject to click an amazing picture.

 

8. WATCH THE LIGHT

 

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Next to the subject, the most important part of every picture is the light. It affects the appearance of everything you photograph. You'll be amazed at how different you can make one subject look just by changing the light.

 

 

9. KEEP IT SIMPLE

 

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Try not adding too many elements in one picture because it will end up messy. If you focus on only one two elements in the picture it will make your subject come into eyes of your audience.

 

10. THE GOLDEN HOUR

 

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Clicking pictures of landscapes and portraits can be done in the golden hours. The light and the colors of the surrounding make a difference and make your pictures look prettier. The light is softer and the colors are vibrant. –DEAN BOTTRELL

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