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A Guide to Taking Better Photos

If you are trying to communicate about your business through photography, you should learn these two techniques for taking better photographs. This lesson is incredibly important for anyone who may be trying to build their online presence. For those of us who aren’t professional photographers, it can be a little difficult to know where to begin when it comes to improving your photographs.

If you are attempting to post your own photographs online to showcase products, staff members, or anything else, reading and using the two points below can help fix the most common issues I see with typical photos:

Try Experimenting With Composition – . Don’t take pictures with the subject in the dead center of the photograph. Remember to use the “Rule of Thirds”. Imagine the photograph is divided into nine equal parts by two equally spaced horizontal lines and two equally spaced vertical lines. The Subject of the photograph should be placed along the lines or their intersections.This helps make photos more dynamic and compelling.

Stop Using Your Flash – This tip is very important! There is rarely any time that a standard camera flash will improve your photographs. Most basic camera flashes will harshly expose the subject, making for a flat, washed out photo. Just keep the flash off! Try shooting in natural light.

These two simple tips can make a vast difference in the quality of your photographs. If you’re interested in improving all of your photographs, try giving these few tips a try.Have fun shooting!