Ten Tips For Taking a Great Photograph By:  Sohakneath Hay
Contents <ul><li>What is photograph? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do we need photography? </li></ul><ul><li>10 tips for a great p...
What’s photograph? <ul><li>“ It is an image, especially a positive print, recorded by a camera and reproduced on a photose...
Why do we need photography? <ul><li>Recalling memories </li></ul><ul><li>Studying </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation </li></ul...
10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye  </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background  </li></ul><ul>...
10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye   </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background  </li></ul><ul...
Look your subject in the eye <ul><li>Hold your camera at the subject’s eye level  </li></ul><ul><li>Stoop down on their le...
Look your subject in the eye Too high Better
10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye  </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background   </li></ul><ul...
Use a plain background <ul><li>Before taking a picture, check the area behind your subject </li></ul>
Use a plain background Distracting background   Better
10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye  </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background  </li></ul><ul>...
Use flash outdoors <ul><li>Using your flash to light on the face to reduce the shadow on the object’s face </li></ul>
Use flash outdoors Subject is dark   Better
10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye  </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background  </li></ul><ul>...
Move in close <ul><li>Move closer to get more details from the subject ( You can see the subject clearer) </li></ul>
Move in close Good   Better
10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye  </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background  </li></ul><ul>...
Move focal target away  from the middle <ul><li>Bring your picture to left or right side by moving your subject away from ...
Move it from the middle Boring picture Better
10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye  </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background  </li></ul><ul>...
Lock the focus <ul><li>Lock the focus to create a sharp picture of off-center subjects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Center the su...
Lock the focus Subject is not in focus Better
10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye  </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background  </li></ul><ul>...
Know your flash's range <ul><li>Pictures taken beyond the maximum flash range will be too dark </li></ul><ul><li>For many ...
Know your flash's range Without flash With flash
10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye  </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background  </li></ul><ul>...
Watch the light’s position  and time <ul><li>Great light makes great pictures. Study about time and the effect of light in...
Watch the light Dark Better
10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye  </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background  </li></ul><ul>...
Take some vertical pictures <ul><li>Many subjects will look better in a vertical picture. (Not always horizontal) </li></ul>
Take some vertical pictures Good Better
10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye  </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background  </li></ul><ul>...
Be a picture director <ul><li>Look at your picture carefully and then improve it. Take extra minutes to think about puttin...
Be a picture director Boring Better
Conclusion <ul><li>Are you ready to take a photograph? </li></ul>
References <ul><ul><li>1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Title of the article:  Photography </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul...
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  1. 1. Ten Tips For Taking a Great Photograph By: Sohakneath Hay
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>What is photograph? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do we need photography? </li></ul><ul><li>10 tips for a great picture </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul>
  3. 3. What’s photograph? <ul><li>“ It is an image, especially a positive print, recorded by a camera and reproduced on a photosensitive surface”. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why do we need photography? <ul><li>Recalling memories </li></ul><ul><li>Studying </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Celebration </li></ul><ul><li>Advertisement </li></ul>
  5. 5. 10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background </li></ul><ul><li>Use flash outdoors </li></ul><ul><li>Move in close </li></ul><ul><li>Move focal target away from the middle </li></ul><ul><li>Lock the focus </li></ul><ul><li>Know your flash's range </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the light’s position and time </li></ul><ul><li>Take some vertical pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Be a picture director </li></ul>
  6. 6. 10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background </li></ul><ul><li>Use flash outdoors </li></ul><ul><li>Move in close </li></ul><ul><li>Move focal target away from the middle </li></ul><ul><li>Lock the focus </li></ul><ul><li>Know your flash's range </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the light’s position and time </li></ul><ul><li>Take some vertical pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Be a picture director </li></ul>
  7. 7. Look your subject in the eye <ul><li>Hold your camera at the subject’s eye level </li></ul><ul><li>Stoop down on their level to take the picture </li></ul><ul><li>Not necessary for subject to look directly into the camera, the eye level will create a personal and attractive feeling by itself. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Look your subject in the eye Too high Better
  9. 9. 10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background </li></ul><ul><li>Use flash outdoors </li></ul><ul><li>Move in close </li></ul><ul><li>Move focal target away from the middle </li></ul><ul><li>Lock the focus </li></ul><ul><li>Know your flash's range </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the light’s position and time </li></ul><ul><li>Take some vertical pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Be a picture director </li></ul>
  10. 10. Use a plain background <ul><li>Before taking a picture, check the area behind your subject </li></ul>
  11. 11. Use a plain background Distracting background Better
  12. 12. 10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background </li></ul><ul><li>Use flash outdoors </li></ul><ul><li>Move in close </li></ul><ul><li>Move focal target away from the middle </li></ul><ul><li>Lock the focus </li></ul><ul><li>Know your flash's range </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the light’s position and time </li></ul><ul><li>Take some vertical pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Be a picture director </li></ul>
  13. 13. Use flash outdoors <ul><li>Using your flash to light on the face to reduce the shadow on the object’s face </li></ul>
  14. 14. Use flash outdoors Subject is dark Better
  15. 15. 10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background </li></ul><ul><li>Use flash outdoors </li></ul><ul><li>Move in close </li></ul><ul><li>Move focal target away from the middle </li></ul><ul><li>Lock the focus </li></ul><ul><li>Know your flash's range </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the light’s position and time </li></ul><ul><li>Take some vertical pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Be a picture director </li></ul>
  16. 16. Move in close <ul><li>Move closer to get more details from the subject ( You can see the subject clearer) </li></ul>
  17. 17. Move in close Good Better
  18. 18. 10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background </li></ul><ul><li>Use flash outdoors </li></ul><ul><li>Move in close </li></ul><ul><li>Move focal target away from the middle </li></ul><ul><li>Lock the focus </li></ul><ul><li>Know your flash's range </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the light’s position and time </li></ul><ul><li>Take some vertical pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Be a picture director </li></ul>
  19. 19. Move focal target away from the middle <ul><li>Bring your picture to left or right side by moving your subject away from the middle of the background. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Move it from the middle Boring picture Better
  21. 21. 10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background </li></ul><ul><li>Use flash outdoors </li></ul><ul><li>Move in close </li></ul><ul><li>Move focal target away from the middle </li></ul><ul><li>Lock the focus </li></ul><ul><li>Know your flash's range </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the light’s position and time </li></ul><ul><li>Take some vertical pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Be a picture director </li></ul>
  22. 22. Lock the focus <ul><li>Lock the focus to create a sharp picture of off-center subjects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Center the subject </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Press the shutter button half way down </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Re-frame your picture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finish by pressing the shutter button all the way down </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Lock the focus Subject is not in focus Better
  24. 24. 10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background </li></ul><ul><li>Use flash outdoors </li></ul><ul><li>Move in close </li></ul><ul><li>Move focal target away from the middle </li></ul><ul><li>Lock the focus </li></ul><ul><li>Know your flash's range </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the light’s position and time </li></ul><ul><li>Take some vertical pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Be a picture director </li></ul>
  25. 25. Know your flash's range <ul><li>Pictures taken beyond the maximum flash range will be too dark </li></ul><ul><li>For many cameras, picture should be taken only ten feet or about four steps away </li></ul>
  26. 26. Know your flash's range Without flash With flash
  27. 27. 10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background </li></ul><ul><li>Use flash outdoors </li></ul><ul><li>Move in close </li></ul><ul><li>Move focal target away from the middle </li></ul><ul><li>Lock the focus </li></ul><ul><li>Know your flash's range </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the light’s position and time </li></ul><ul><li>Take some vertical pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Be a picture director </li></ul>
  28. 28. Watch the light’s position and time <ul><li>Great light makes great pictures. Study about time and the effect of light in your picture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Morning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>9am to 11am </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evening </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3pm to 5pm </li></ul></ul></ul>
  29. 29. Watch the light Dark Better
  30. 30. 10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background </li></ul><ul><li>Use flash outdoors </li></ul><ul><li>Move in close </li></ul><ul><li>Move focal target away from the middle </li></ul><ul><li>Lock the focus </li></ul><ul><li>Know your flash's range </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the light’s position and time </li></ul><ul><li>Take some vertical pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Be a picture director </li></ul>
  31. 31. Take some vertical pictures <ul><li>Many subjects will look better in a vertical picture. (Not always horizontal) </li></ul>
  32. 32. Take some vertical pictures Good Better
  33. 33. 10 tips for a great picture <ul><li>Look your subject in the eye </li></ul><ul><li>Use a plain background </li></ul><ul><li>Use flash outdoors </li></ul><ul><li>Move in close </li></ul><ul><li>Move focal target away from the middle </li></ul><ul><li>Lock the focus </li></ul><ul><li>Know your flash's range </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the light’s position and time </li></ul><ul><li>Take some vertical pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Be a picture director </li></ul>
  34. 34. Be a picture director <ul><li>Look at your picture carefully and then improve it. Take extra minutes to think about putting more ideas into imaging the picture such as choose location, add props and do something to make picture attracts people. (Create your own style in taking picture) </li></ul>
  35. 35. Be a picture director Boring Better
  36. 36. Conclusion <ul><li>Are you ready to take a photograph? </li></ul>
  37. 37. References <ul><ul><li>1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Title of the article: Photography </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Author: Science and Technology Encyclopedia </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Latest update:2007 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Downloaded date: Mar 2007 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.answers.com/photography </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Copyright © 2007 Answers Corporation. All rights reserved. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Title of the article: Top ten tips </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Author: Site Terms </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Latest update: Mar 2007 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Downloaded date: 15 March 2007 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.kodak.com/global/en/corp/top10tips/index.jhtml </li></ul></ul></ul>
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