Chapter 1: A Strong Focal Point


What is my subject?

OUR DIVERSE PLANET offers a vast array of subjects to arouse our imaginations. This fascination with the world entices us to explore its creative possibilities through photography, focusing on such themes as landscapes, nature, abstracts, and people. Although the approach to photographing each of these subjects calls for a different strategy, they all require sound techniques to become successful compositions. By learning how, when, and why to apply a few artistic standards, you’ll be able to capture any subject at its best.

Normally, the subject is the impetus for a photograph. Start by asking ...

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