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Indie Birds – 5 Tips for Learning Photography

Model Photography - Indie Birds

Model Photography – Indie Birds

Photography can be a great hobby, or it can turn into a part-time or full-time income. Even those who participate in photography just for fun will often want to improve their skills and understanding in order to get better results. If this describes you, you’ll receive some tips here that can help in your own learning process.

1. Take Lots of Photos

The best way to learn and improve is simply to take as many photos as possible. All of the other tips covered in this article will be of limited usefulness if you are not actively practicing and taking photos on a regular basis. Get in the habit of carrying your camera with you, since you never know when you’ll come across a great subject for a photo. Also, photography is possible just about anywhere and anything be become the subject of a photo, so practice by taking pictures of whatever you have around you.

Model Photography - Indie Birds

Model Photography – Indie Birds

2. Get to Know Your Camera

There are a wide variety of different cameras out there and each has it’s own unique set of features and functions. Take the time to read your camera’s manual, and you may even want to purchase a book that covers the specifics of your camera, if one is available. If you do not know what your camera can do or how to do it you will be missing out and your results will not be as good as they could be. When you know your camera well and what it is capable of you will be able to create impressive photos.

Photography - Indie Birds

Photography – Indie Birds