In This Chapter
Action and sports photography
Animal and wildlife photography
Landscape and nature photography
Product and auction photography
Sunset and sunrise photography
You can master all your PowerShot's settings; you can grasp the fundamentals of composition. Now it is time to put both into practice in specific situations. This chapter provides a host of photographic challenges, with sample pictures and tips to get you started.
If there is one theme that runs through this chapter it is practice. Practice doesn't have to be a chore; it just means you should take lots of pictures. The pictures in this chapter didn't happen overnight; they came from my years of carrying a camera and viewing the world around me through a frame.
This chapter provides tips that can be used with the entire PowerShot series. If you have a PowerShot that offers you greater manual control of shutter speed or aperture, experiment with them rather than using Scene modes.
Abstract painters drive their viewers' emotions by showing them a different viewpoint of the world around them. A PowerShot camera offers you some of the same tools to create abstract images. You know you have succeeded when your ...