This week’s Perfect photography composition tips are brought to you courtesy of weekly Imogen. I believe they do a good job of explaining these 6 tips.
The first tip for a perfect photography composition when shooting portraits are to make sure the eyes are in the top third of the picture. This draws the eyes to the images while allowing flow.
Use frames to attract attentions to the subject. Things such as doors and arches a very popular.
Fill the image with the person. The image becomes very intimate.
Distracting backgrounds could be a problem because of distraction but when used in conjunction with the lower depth of field images tend to pop up.
Another tip for perfect photography composition is to use lines such as diagonals and perspective to lead the eye back to the subject.
Changing your angles gives you a better perspective and allows you to discover the perfect photography composition for your portrait.
Please note that throughout the video the photographer uses a prime 50mm lens. Most of my hotel interiors photography is done with a 24mm prime lens. Prime lenses are lenses without a zoom that force you to move around in search for perfect composition and therefore makes you a better photographer. These are some of the many advantages.
It is great for low light photography as most of them have a wide aperture.
Great value and low cost as most of the major brands have a basic lens like this under $300
Very light weight and great for traveling.
They produce a killer bokeh when used at wider apertures. A killer bokeh with perfect photography composition makes a winning image.
Most of them are super sharp
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