EASY secrets of taking great photos
July 16, 2009 1:31 AM Subscribe
What are your favourite photographer's tricks that an amateur could use to create stunning photos on a hobbyist budget?
posted by JensR to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (35 answers total) 197 users marked this as a favorite
As a hobbyist DSLR photographer, I find that once in a while, I stumble across some simple little trick-of-the-trade that instantly makes my photos much better... and it is these little "Wow!" moments that keep me motivated to keep shooting and learning.
I am not talking about expensive studio rigs here, or vague lifelong lessons ("learn about composition and color theory", "know your camera"). I am specifically talking about the low-hanging fruit that a low-budget amateur photographer like me could apply and see an instant difference.
If there are any photographers out there who have experienced the same kind of "Wow!" moment after trying out some new technique or equipment, please share your best suggestions in this thread.