Not everyone can become a good photographer, but learning a few tricks of the trade can take them close to being one. Read below to learn the various tricks of photography.

Photography Tricks

Photography is an art that can be mastered, as with other forms of art, through enormous patience and practice. This must be combined with a healthy dose of talent and loads of creativity. But sometimes these also seem inadequate, especially in the case of photography. This is because the medium must be mastered as well so that the idea can be put across by the artist. In photography, this is made more complex by the use of high-end technology. Not only does one need to learn how to use the camera, but one must also understand how and through what way will one get the best shot. So, in photography, there are certain rules or tricks, if you prefer to call them that, which must be followed so that you get an image that is visually striking and at the same time manages to hold the mind of the viewer. Of course, it all depends on the photographer on how he/she takes the shot, but in the end it is only following these tricks that will determine the sole difference between a simple photograph and an excellent photograph. Given below in the article are the various tricks for photography.
Photography Tips & Tricks
  • The best trick in photography is to keep the subject and the concept as simple as possible. You can do this by removing the unnecessary elements so that the background is prominent, but not distracting. The trick is to get the viewers attention on the photograph and not at what is there in the background. So, the best would be to sweep away all the clutter.
  • In the photograph, the subject should be more prominent and for effectiveness, it should capture the eye towards it. The background should blend so that the eye doesn’t wander about it.
  • When shooting, get as close to the subject as possible. The subject should be shot in such a way that it fills the frame and there is no scope for any disturbance. Unless you are focusing on a specific area of the subject, you should try not to cut the edges of the subject. In this way, the subject will have more prominence and also you can keep the background secondary.  
  • Every good photo depends upon effective composition. There are several techniques which are used in composition. Remember, it is only in composition that the majority of your creativity comes to the fore. It is also the hardest thing to master in photography.
  • Rule of thirds is the most important of all composition techniques. In this, the frame is divided into three sections, from top to bottom as well as from right to left. The sections help in the composing the shots. Depending upon which part of the subject or element you want to highlight, you should place them in the 1/3 rd section, either in the top or bottom or to the left and right.
  • If you are looking for depth and also want the subject to give more impact, then you should include a point of reference in the frame. The point of reference is nothing, but using an element of the subject as the frame.
  • If your interest is to keep the main subject in focus, then you should use a shallow depth of field. In case you are using a large depth of field, your shot will have to have lots of elements in the focus. While shallow depth of field is excellent for portrait photography, large depth of field is great for sharp compositions.

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