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Canon® EOS Digital Rebel XTi/400D Digital Field Guide by Charlotte K. Lowrie

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Chapter 7. Techniques for Great Photos

In This Chapter

  • Intro

  • Privacy notes

  • Architectural photography

  • Action and sports photography

  • Black-and-white photography

  • Business photography

  • Candid photography

  • Child photography

  • Environmental portrait photography

  • Event photography

  • Fine-art photography

  • Flower and macro photography

  • Landscape and nature photography

  • Low-light and night photography

  • Panoramic photography

  • Pet and animal photography

  • Photojournalism

  • Portrait photography

  • Still-life photography

  • Stock photography

  • Street photography

  • Sunset and sunrise photography

  • Travel photography

  • Weather and seasonal photography

  • Wedding photography

Now is a good time to do some serious shooting with your Digital Rebel XTi/400D. In this section of the book, you can explore a wide variety of specialty areas and subjects in photography.

There is no right way to use this chapter. You can skip around and try only the photography subjects that appeal to you, or you can try all of them. Some sections present several techniques, all of which are suitable for the subject. Feel free to experiment creatively with these techniques to create your own unique effects. You know that the approach is successful when that one special picture seems to jump off the screen or leaves you with a feeling of deep satisfaction and pride.

While most of these techniques are straightforward and easy, some may take practice to perfect. The pictures that you take for photo subjects vary, depending on the scene and subject that you are shooting. You can use the ...

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