Making Better Photographs
Kristopher Krüg - @kk
http://www.staticphotography.com
Light in the eyes....
Evaluate the Light

 Sun? Shade? Incandescent, Halogen?
 Look around - highlights, shadows, spotlights
 Put your subject i...
Work with whatcha got...
Low light...
 Increase your ISO (ASA)
 Increase your aperture (F-stop)
 Decrease your shutter speed
 Focus manually if aut...
Reflections are yummy...
Look for reflections...

 Puddles are my favorite
 Glass
 Metal
 Shiny floors
 Provides symetry, unique perspectives, and ex...
Work with a theme....
Focus on a theme...

Polaroids
Portraits
Black & White//Sepia//Over-exposed
Laptop Stickers//Geeks & Gear
Funny Faces
Learn your camera...

Isolate the variables - depth of field, shutter speed,
aperture, ISO, etc
Tinker, tweek, shoot lots, ...
Rules are made to be broken...
Take a look @ your background



 No trees sprouting out of peoples heads.
 Less busy puts more focus on the subject
Fill the frame...
Get High! Swing Low...	

 People look better (younger, skinnier) from above
 Stand on things
 Lay down
 Get the angle
 Cha...
Tips for being a pretty
subject...
 Laugh! Smile! Have fun!
 Make eye contact with the camera
 Take off your conference la...
Camera buying advice...


Lenses more important than body
Don’t fall for Mega Pixels
Look for manual controls
I like camer...
<paradox>

Now forget all that. Go gonzo
styleé. Fuck focus, framing,
etc. Move fast. Have fun. Feel
it.

</paradox>
New School of Photography
Kristopher Krüg - @kk
http://www.staticphotography.com
Increase your “surface area”
by creating as many
possible, relevant and
interesting ways for people
to connect with you.
Document everything.

If you don’t stick it on the
internet, it really happen.
Weave together a
patchwork quilt of creative
awesomeness.
In a day where everyone has
a 5d, MacBook Pro, and L-
series glass... what you
gonna do to make your
work stand out?
As emerging artists and
young creatives... our
biggest threat isn’t piracy, it
is obscurity.... irrelevance.
Learn how to make licensing
work for you.
When it comes to reputation
on the internet... I am
whatever you say I am.
Like a karmic piggybank...
give more than you take &
there will be enough for
you... and everyone else.
Photography Tips & Tricks for a New Media World - BlogWorld Expo
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Photography Tips & Tricks for a New Media World - BlogWorld Expo

6,256 views

Published on

The availability and affordability of DSLR cameras means that everyone is becoming a photographer. Instead of hiring a pro photographer, many businesses and individuals are taking matters into their own hands, sometimes with questionable results. Photographers Aaron Hockley and Kris Krüg will share some tips and tricks for better photography. Topics include basics of composition, exposure, lighting, and white balance. Basic post-processing techniques will be covered as well, wrapping up with some power tips for sharing photos using social media tools.

Published in: Business, Art & Photos
0 Comments
4 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
6,256
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
721
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
94
Comments
0
Likes
4
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide




















  • Selling your time, sell your photos, create a stock archive, teach and give workshops, make and market limited edition prints, write books and articles.






  • Photography Tips & Tricks for a New Media World - BlogWorld Expo

    1. Making Better Photographs Kristopher Krüg - @kk http://www.staticphotography.com
    2. Light in the eyes....
    3. Evaluate the Light Sun? Shade? Incandescent, Halogen? Look around - highlights, shadows, spotlights Put your subject in good light Look for reflection/catchlight in the eyes Use lamps, spotlights, etc
    4. Work with whatcha got...
    5. Low light... Increase your ISO (ASA) Increase your aperture (F-stop) Decrease your shutter speed Focus manually if autofocus fails you Tinker with manual settings/metering Brace on things (tripod, gear bag)
    6. Reflections are yummy...
    7. Look for reflections... Puddles are my favorite Glass Metal Shiny floors Provides symetry, unique perspectives, and extra light
    8. Work with a theme....
    9. Focus on a theme... Polaroids Portraits Black & White//Sepia//Over-exposed Laptop Stickers//Geeks & Gear Funny Faces
    10. Learn your camera... Isolate the variables - depth of field, shutter speed, aperture, ISO, etc Tinker, tweek, shoot lots, share your photos, get feedback, change it up Share gear - find someone you can test out lenses, flashes, etc with SET THE FUCKING WHITE BALANCE
    11. Rules are made to be broken...
    12. Take a look @ your background No trees sprouting out of peoples heads. Less busy puts more focus on the subject
    13. Fill the frame...
    14. Get High! Swing Low... People look better (younger, skinnier) from above Stand on things Lay down Get the angle Change your perspective
    15. Tips for being a pretty subject... Laugh! Smile! Have fun! Make eye contact with the camera Take off your conference lanyard Stand in the light Avoid douchebag hand gestures unless your a Japanese girl or me. ;) Get close, show some love Don’t squirm - stand still.
    16. Camera buying advice... Lenses more important than body Don’t fall for Mega Pixels Look for manual controls I like cameras from camera companies - Canon, Nikon, Fuji
    17. <paradox> Now forget all that. Go gonzo styleé. Fuck focus, framing, etc. Move fast. Have fun. Feel it. </paradox>
    18. New School of Photography Kristopher Krüg - @kk http://www.staticphotography.com
    19. Increase your “surface area” by creating as many possible, relevant and interesting ways for people to connect with you.
    20. Document everything. If you don’t stick it on the internet, it really happen.
    21. Weave together a patchwork quilt of creative awesomeness.
    22. In a day where everyone has a 5d, MacBook Pro, and L- series glass... what you gonna do to make your work stand out?
    23. As emerging artists and young creatives... our biggest threat isn’t piracy, it is obscurity.... irrelevance.
    24. Learn how to make licensing work for you.
    25. When it comes to reputation on the internet... I am whatever you say I am.
    26. Like a karmic piggybank... give more than you take & there will be enough for you... and everyone else.

    ×