The Secret Techniques Behind Interesting Pictures<br />
<ul><li>Handheld with vibration reduction lens
1/6 second exposure
High sensor sensitivity (ISO 1600)</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Tripod
3-5 second exposure
Fireworks function as a flash</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Tripod
Time exposure of 3-5 seconds
Impromptu light painting with sparklers</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>3-5 second exposure with a tripod
Fast moving subject barely captured</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>3 second exposure with a tripod
Flash fires at start of 3 seconds
Fast moving subject barely captured</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Macro lens for close up detail
Wide aperture for blurred background</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Macro lens for close up detail
Off-camera flash directly under a clear basket</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Macro lens for close up detail
Off-camera flash directly behind subject
Black velvet fabric background/base
Styrofoam sheet underneath the subject and the velvet
Subject secured with sewing pin into velvet</li></li></ul><li>
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The Secrets Behind Interesting Photographs & How to Take Better Pictures with Your Point and Shoot Camera

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The Secrets Behind Interesting Photographs & How to Take Better Pictures with Your Point and Shoot Camera

  1. 1. The Secret Techniques Behind Interesting Pictures<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li>Handheld with vibration reduction lens
  3. 3. 1/6 second exposure
  4. 4. High sensor sensitivity (ISO 1600)</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Tripod
  5. 5. 3-5 second exposure
  6. 6. Fireworks function as a flash</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Tripod
  7. 7. Time exposure of 3-5 seconds
  8. 8. Impromptu light painting with sparklers</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>3-5 second exposure with a tripod
  9. 9. Fast moving subject barely captured</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>3 second exposure with a tripod
  10. 10. Flash fires at start of 3 seconds
  11. 11. Fast moving subject barely captured</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Macro lens for close up detail
  12. 12. Wide aperture for blurred background</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Macro lens for close up detail
  13. 13. Off-camera flash directly under a clear basket</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Macro lens for close up detail
  14. 14. Off-camera flash directly behind subject
  15. 15. Black velvet fabric background/base
  16. 16. Styrofoam sheet underneath the subject and the velvet
  17. 17. Subject secured with sewing pin into velvet</li></li></ul><li>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Point and shoot camera
  19. 19. Hand held subject over halogen lamp
  20. 20. Removed the stem and fingers by cloning the surrounding area in Photoshop</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>You tell me…</li></li></ul><li>How to Take Better Pictures With Your Point and Shoot Camera<br />
  21. 21. A few quick tips…<br />
  22. 22.
  23. 23. 16<br />The Rule of Thirds<br />Depth of Field w/ Aperture<br />Use Leading Lines<br />Framing the subject<br />Stopping Action w/ Shutter<br />Fill the frame with the subject<br />Fill Flash<br />Angle of View<br />
  24. 24. <ul><li>Choose a different angle of view</li>

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