5 Tips for Taking Better Pictures

I invested in a nice camera this year, courtesy of my refund check. I decided that I wanted to be able to capture precious moments in beautiful quality so that every time I looked at them, I could relive that memory. The problem is that having a “professional” camera doesn’t mean that you take great photos. There is a lot more to it. I am no photographer but I have been taking better photos since I began using these tips.

♥ 1. Try to fill the photo with the subject or subject’s as much as possible.

When we look at photos of your kids, we don’t really need to see the couch they are sitting on.

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 ♥ 2. Try to get your subject in softer more natural light.

Most of us know that natural light takes better pictures but did you know that better pictures are taken on cloudy days or out of direct sunlight?

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 ♥ 3. Use your flash during the day.

If you are taking a photo of someone in harsh sunlight, you’ll notice a lot of shadows in your photo. Sometimes, this is unflattering. By using your flash, you alleviate some of those harsh shadows.

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♥ 4. Don’t check your camera after every picture.

Every time you check your camera to view your shot, you could be missing out on a better moment to take the picture. Snap a few one right after the other and check them later.

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♥ 5. Go for simple backgrounds

When you’re taking a picture and there is a lot going on, it’s difficult to appreciate the picture. Capture one moment at a time.

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That’s all for today! I hope this helps you! Let me know in the comments if you have another amateur trick!