practice makes perfect
It takes practice to produce high-quality photography. As a beginner, it’s vital that you learn some basic photography exercises in order to improve your skills.
The very best photographers practice regularly, in order to better understand their equipment, improve picture composition and develop their individual style.
Following on from last week’s article on the best crowdfunding sites for your creative projects, we’ve got a story about a unique crowdfunding campaign that’s just taking off!
While there aren’t technically any set “rules” when it comes to photography, there are still a number of basic guidelines of which beginners should be aware.
There are a few tried and tested picture composition practices that are standard across the industry, so in your quest to improve your photography skills you should learn these first.
Sorelle Amore talks Bikinis, Glaciers and more to IDI
Meet Iceland-based, Australian photographer Sorelle Amore, who has recently become ‘internet famous’ via her Instagram account thanks to her Bikini in the Snow photo series. Taken in the sub-zero temperatures of Iceland, Sorelle bravely bares her bikini to take these playful self-portraits. She is a one woman team and does everything herself on her shoots including; setup, styling, props, testing, photography, modelling and editing. Recently we had the chance to interview Sorelle and find out more about her fascinating project.
Pre-photoshoot: prepare, prepare, prepare!
For a smooth photoshoot and a happy client, we have put together a handy print-off checklist to use before you head off to a shoot. Whether you’re a season professional or a greenhorn beginner, a checklist is an indispensable tool when preparing for any job. By keeping this list to hand, you can be sure that you will be ready for anything. While some of these checks may seem obvious, it’s much better to be safe than sorry; you will never regret being over prepared! When working as a photographer, time is literally money. So, get organised and you’ll be raring to go and ready to start snapping!