samedi 3 août 2013

Tips On Taking Landscape Photos

By Cathy Mercer

Picture is the only thing that could stop a time from ticking. A click from the camera and then it creates a copy that happened in the second of your most memorable moment.This may include from the tears of groom as his wife give him her vow. But the capturing of memory does not only limit there. Here are some tips in capturing the beauty of European landscapes.

Landscapes are best shot when the distance is greater. That is the actual purpose of this photography, you will be capturing the natural beauty of the nature. You can not take it by a narrow depth. So the best choice, always maximize the depth of field especially when it is like kilometer wide. You have to find an angle in which the field will be seen as a whole, as much as possible.

Tripod should never be forgotten to create a more stabilized picture. Not all people were blessed with steady hands so all thanks to this gear, even the shaky hands can take pictures. There is shutter speed on the settings but it is not enough to make the picture more dramatic.

Always establish a focal point because that is the main focus of your photograph. The main focus of a paragraph is the main idea. In photography, the main idea is the main subject. That will create a meaning on your shot. Whether it is a mountain or a silhouette, the choice will always be yours. Whichever you like, whatever your cup of tea is.

It is important to establish something which will be of great use to the so called point of interest in your picture. You must not only focus on the landscape alone but the little things which add to its beauty. If you are thinking of taking a picture of an iced mountain then you can also include thaws.

Consider if the beauty of the sky is worth captivating. If it is somewhat boring then put the horizon on the upper third. However, if it is beautiful then you can put the horizon lower. The formations of the cloud will determine if the sky has an impact and worth dominating the picture.

Provide the viewers with lines that will direct them into you point of focus. It gives a depth, scale, and can be defined by a lot of meanings depending on how the viewer sees it. Not all minds work the same, after all. But when they see your masterpiece, automatically, a lot of meanings will be processed by their minds.

Not all pictures that you will be taken will all be calm, serene, and passive environments. Every once in a while you will be needing to take a picture of something in action. That may include the flock of birds that are flying in the sky.

Above are some of the tips that will help you a lot in capturing the beauty of European landscapes. There are actually a lot more rules that will be needed. And those rules can only be answered by the expert photographers themselves. You can start small and follow the things that are mentioned above.

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