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Nikon® D200 Digital Field Guide by David D. Busch

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Chapter 7. Photo Subjects

In This Chapter

  • The basics of composition

  • Abstract photography

  • Animal photography

  • Architectural photography

  • Business photography

  • Event photography

  • Fill flash photography

  • Filter effects photography

  • Fireworks and light trail photography

  • Flower and plant photography

  • Holiday lights photography

  • Indoor portrait photography

  • Infrared photography

  • Landscape and Nature photography

  • Macro photography

  • Night and evening photography

  • Online auction photography

  • Outdoor and environmental portrait photography

  • Panoramic photography

  • Sports and action photography

  • Still life photography

  • Street life photography

  • Sunset and sunrise photography

  • Travel photography

  • Waterfall photography

New kinds of photography can be intimidating and exciting at the same time. You're daunted because you haven't compiled the depth of experience you have with other photo subjects, but energized by the challenge of finding new ways to apply your creativity. All you really need is a little encouragement and, perhaps, a few tips on how to arm yourself and approach a new photographic arena. This chapter explores a broad selection of the most common shooting situations, and provides a consistent formula for exploring each type. There are tips for choosing the right lens, selecting the most appropriate ISO setting, and composing the picture. You can flip through the pages to any photo subject listed and follow the guidelines to get good pictures right from the start.

Of course, if you're an experienced photographer, you may have explored ...

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