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​Keep a curiosity to add new energy to your photograph


Keep a curiosity to add new energy to your photograph

Many works of photography are sometimes inspired by sudden inspiration. To be inspired by continuous shooting, as a photographer, you need to keep a curious heart.

1.Break the rules

When studying photography, you often encounter theorems, such as the "law of thirds", "golden ratio" and so on. These theorems are very helpful to photographers. But curious photographers don't just refer to these theorems; they tend to break the rules. Take the "thirds law", for example, some excellent photographic works do not use this theorem, instead, they allow the subject to be placed in the middle of the picture, facing the camera directly.

2. Ask questions

Curious photographers always have questions to ask. In this way, they can learn the essence that others can't see and their works progress accordingly. Find someone who has the same camera as you and ask him how he USES the camera. Find a photographer who is different from you and ask him what techniques he USES. Look back at your recent photos and ask yourself where you're doing well and where you're not.

3. Use "if... "To ask

One of the key questions about "asking questions" is that you should get used to using "if... "He asked. Curious people aren't just content to ask questions; they want answers. In most cases, these "answers" are failing. But when you "if" enough times, your progress must be obvious. What if I shoot from this Angle?" "What if I put my object in place?" "What would happen if I leaned over and filmed this?" "What if I slow down the shutter speed?”...

Keep a curiosity to add new energy to your photograph

4. Turn your questions into a quest

Use "if... "It's not enough to ask questions. Keep a record of your questions, and look back at them from time to time to find out. It's not guaranteed to be fruitful every time, but the journey of this exploration will give you an unexpected view. Set such exploration and challenge for your photography. Sometimes I'll set myself a list of topics I want to take this afternoon or explore in the next week.

5. Learn from others

Try, fail, and try again. You may get a little impatient, but this may be the best way to make progress. Sometimes, knowing someone who has gone through this process can help you avoid making the same mistake. When you're out taking pictures, remember to find a partner. In this way, you can both exchange ideas and teach each other some tips and ideas. There are many photography websites BBS people can communicate with each other and learn from each other.

6. Put disparate ideas together

When you get used to this kind of thinking, you'll be amazed at how creative your thoughts are. In the article with a lemon out water and other materials are made by the sky falling in bowl, so than direct put these things bowl take much more interesting, how many of us can think of this idea?

7. Play the game

Children are the most curious. They are simply looking for happiness, playing around with things and wanting more play space. These things help them learn from their own behaviors and behaviors. And when I took pictures of my childlike mentality, I found that my mind was in a very active state, which would bring me many new discoveries. Some of my best work came out of my "play" period, playing with cameras, playing angles, playing distance, playing scenes...

8. Let your thoughts flow

These ideas usually hinder our creativity and curiosity: "I never do that", "it is so stupid", "this will not succeed," once you have these concerns, we will stop digging, plan is terminated, we returned to the single life. Learn to abandon these concerns and follow your instincts. You'll find yourself doing something you've never thought of before, and that's what many people dream of trying. Those photographers who don't understand the "stepping on the brakes", their ever-changing thoughts, bring us a very creative photography.

9. be more proactive

A curious photographer never sits down. They are always active, active and actively looking for opportunities to shoot. They are used to asking, seeking, and finding the opportunities that await us. Pick up your camera, get out of the house, find something interesting, and start shooting. You know, a good work is not going to find the door!

10. Slow down your pace

We live in a fast paced world, fast to arrive, and quick to leave, rarely to sit still. Unfortunately, the fast pace of life can affect our shooting. When we want to shoot the future, we will be impatient to pack up and go. For the most part, photography is not fast-paced. This was learned from a landscape photographer I had met before. Sometimes he would spend a whole day in one place to take a few pictures. He learned to slow down and observe the details of life. This makes his work have deeper meaning.