Monday, January 10, 2011

Saturday in the park

Yesterday I recruited our friends for my first outside photo shoot with a new camera. Although it was a little bit dark already (at 3 PM it’s already getting dark, so annoying), I managed to snatch a few pretty shots.

This is what I learned as a new SLR owner during this packed with useful experience shoot:

1) Don’t be a smartass: stick to the pre-programmed settings and you’ll be golden



2) Put everybody against a contrasting background



3) If the model is cute – it sure helps a lot!



4) Use continuous shooting mode like there is no tomorrow



5) Best models are children and adults when they act silly



6) And at the end there is always Photoshop

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