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Basic Photo Tips
Mary Gunn FUNN
Simple Changes =
Better Photos Better Photos =
Better Memories Better Memories =
From Above Eye Level
Small ChangeGet on eye level for best face photos
Watch Your Back!Plain backgrounds are better.
Clutter in background confuses &can be awkward!
LIGHT!The better the light, the better the image.
Time of Day and Weather
Soft Lighting =
Early Morning Dusk Cloudy Days
Fill Light & Flash Range
Use a fill flash when Bright day giving you
harsh shadows Dark light People wearing hats
Back LightHappens when a strong light source is behind the subject.
- Can be a dramatic silhouette look- Move subject away from back light source
- Use a flash
The better the light,the better the image.
Photo Ups and Downs
MOVING LENSGet close to your subject
STOP, LOCK, FRAME, SHOOT STOP
think, access, decide
depress shutter release ½ way to focus
Rule of Thirds SHOOT
Gently finish depressing shutter release & check
Stop, Lock, Frame & ShootAvoid “Lag Time”
Gives camera time to focus & quicker shots
STOP: decide of photo LOCK: on your focal point FRAME: compose photo SHOOT: with a gentle
depression of shutter release
Stop, Lock, Frame & Shoot – Action Shots
STOP: decide on the moment you want to save LOCK: your focus on a spot near the upcoming action FRAME: move camera to frame upcoming action SHOOT: with a gentle depression of shutter release
Stop, Lock, Frame & Shoot -Depth
STOP: decide your focal point
LOCK: on your focal point
FRAME: your photo SHOOT: with a gentle
“Hafta” Pictures include family groups In front of Mickey at
Disneyland Still can have FUNN:
Straight up photo & then be the director & call poses, faces, positions!
FUNN Compositions =FUNN Memories
Practice, Practice, Practice Do a little homework Watch: angle of shots, clean backgrounds, for
the best lighting or adjusting to make the best lighting
Flip your camera Get Close STOP, LOCK, FRAME & SHOOT for avoid “lag
time”, to get best action shots and get good depth and clear focus
Get the “Haftas” and have FUNN
You Can Have Great Photos
Simple Changes = Better Photos
Better Photos = Better Memories
Better Memories = Better Life