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Photography 101 5 easy tips to help improve your photography skills

Stand your photos from the crowd with these 5 easy tips that can help improve your photography skills.

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With the increasing advancement in technology, gone are the days when picture taking was an art reserved only for professionals.

These days, every smart phone has a camera, and nearly everyone has access to a smart phone making picture taking the order of the day.

Inspite of this however, there is still a desire for clear, well-taken, professional photographs.

So, are you an amateur photographer, or perhaps the idea of professionally taken photographs floats your boat?

Stand your photos from the crowd with these 5 easy tips that can help improve your photography skills.


  1. Read the user manual: There's a reason why it's included in the box. User manuals contain a lot of key information that can help you make the most out of your camera and learn how take better photos.

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    Maximise the use of your camera: It's one thing to read the manual and another to apply what you've learnt. Don't be afraid to try out new settings and themes till you achieve the best results.

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    Use a tripod: Tripods can dramatically improve the quality of your pictures as they can give you stability when shooting photos, which makes your images come out sharper and more balanced.

  4. Angling is everything: The difference between a great shot and a lackluster one lies in the angling. As a guide, line up the edges of certain elements in the frame to create a pathway that leads to your subject. This will make your photos more balanced and visually appealing.

  5. Interact with other photographers: Either online or offline, interact with other professional and budding photographers. This way you can switch ideas and also learn of new trends and best practices.



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