It’s never too early or late to get into photography! This art form brings so much creativity to the world and especially to youth. Every year photography grows and grows and continues to appeal to a younger audience as they show the world what they see through their eyes.
It shows that when you have passion for something, you should always push towards that goal! With more young photographers coming into the light. Here are some helpful tips for those of you who are just getting introduced to the world of photography.
1. Rule Of Thirds
The rule of thirds is a huge part of photography as it help direct the human eye in a motion across the image as well as become more visually appealing. Picture your image having six lines running across it, three vertically and three horizontally. Your subject must run across one of theses or hit one of the outside corners. Rule of thirds is one of the first things you learn when it come to intro to photography but has many rules when it come to specific types of photography.
2. Simplify Your Images
Todays world is filled with so much activity it is easy to feel overwhelmed, especially with a photograph. It is great to capture the world as it is, but by removing objects or zooming in just a bit tighter allows the viewer to focus in on what the true subject of the images is.
3. Use Leading Lines
Leading lines is one of the best ways to pull your viewer to look at the main subject of your shot naturally, without you actually having to force them. When you are looking to make shots like these, keep in mind what exactly you want your audience to be focusing on and look for lines that lead up to your main shot.
4. Depth Of Field
Photographs as we all know are 2D that displaying the life of a 3D world. As you hold up our camera you capture the moment around you and your subject and this is where depth of field steps in. This important attribute is the action of separating your subject from your background and blurring what is behind you subject to achieve the feeling of the image becoming 3D.
5. Just Have Fun!
Now comes the most important tip of all… Just have fun! There is no right or wrong way to take photos, take your photos the way to you want it to be. Once you begin to overthink photography, you will stop enjoying it. Keep exploring ways to take new photos and don’t be scared to be yourself!