Photography Techniques Shadow

Photography Techniques Shadow

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In life, people are trained to always create things that are almost perfectly even. While symmetry and perfection are things people look for, try and take pictures of your subject off center. Beware of auto-focus features that lock in to whatever is in the center of the lens. Use manual focus instead, and lock your focus before snapping the picture.

A great photography tip is to make sure your shots have depth in them. An easy way to achieve that is to be sure that you have a background, a middle ground, and a foreground. Having all three of these will give your pictures a sense of atmospheric perspective.


In this week’s video, Ibarionex talks about using shadow to draw the viewer’s eye to the most important element(s) in the frame. It’s not about simply producing a …

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