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Old 06-30-2012, 01:47 PM
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It is a simple one - just take the photograph. Nothing can be gained until you take the photograph.

The second one is experiment. There are the so called rules but really you are the only judge of what you like. So take several different ones of the same subject to find out what works for you.

Change the focus, dof, composition, lgithing or anyhting else you can think of. Push to the extrems or not.

But please just take the photograph.
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Old 06-30-2012, 02:12 PM
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Ok this is why I say keep it simple and take the photo but experiment. Two way to look at the same subject.
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Old 06-30-2012, 02:24 PM
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One more example on a simple snapshot.
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Beautiful images (not a critique just an expression of emotion) JD. So right you are. Someone wiser than me once said the best camera is the one you have with you. And if the seeds are planted in the way you've described with words then images like the above are the borne fruit.
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One other tip is that you don't have to have the latest and greatest DSLR to do this. Some times it is hard for me to believe that the photographs that my daughters and wife take on their Iphone and Ipad come out so great.

One thing I hate about Iphone is the video thing. My daughters must make it their life dream to catch me in weird moments of time then either share it with my entire family or bring it up at times to prove a point. I did put my foot down on them posting it on facebook.

But the point is just take the photograph nothing is created until you try. Oh and the critiques tell them to shove it unless you are really looking for feedback to improve your skills.
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