When traveling food photography is a tasteful aspect for many photographers. In fact, food tells a lot about the country you are visiting and also it can be a useful way to know more about people and culture. Countries like Italy, India or China offer such a wide range of different and tasteful specialities that basically every city or region of these countries get their own traditional dishes and culinary style. Here are a few quick tips for taking some great images of food.
Framing images is one of the fundamental rules of composition in landscape photography along with the rule of thirds and the diagonal lines. This “rule” can be helpful for the fledgling photographers. What framing images means? In photography a frame is an object placed within your image that frames the main subject of your photo like a picture frame.
As winter is definitely a magical season for shooting here are a few practical and technical tips about how photographing snow. First of all, in order to get some great photos of snow and mountain landscapes during the cold weather, you have to take great care about your camera and yourself.
Photographing lakes is a favorite subject for every landscape photographer. Think about one of those North American lakes surrounded by wild forests and snow capped mountains. Or some European lakes where picturesque and tiny villages reflect into.
Deserts need to be photographed in the early morning or late afternoon light. This is the most significant rule in desert photography. Why? Because, much of their detail and texture is subtle and can be lost if you take pictures when the sun is higher in the sky and light is much stronger.
Urban photography is full of fantastic subjects for your camera. Monuments, squares, markets, superb views, ancient or modern buildings, people. The urban environment offers a wide variety of subjects in a restricted area. More than any other existing photographic category.
The rule of thirds
The rule of thirds applies to the process of composing photographs and helps you to shoot visually appealing and balanced images.
Shooting photo check list
As a professional photographer organizing photo workshops in Valencia, I must admit I have seen often participant photographers shooting photos of a given visited place (for example, a building or a cityscape) too quickly without checking view angle or composition first.