Photography is a wonderful thing. It means you won't ever leave something behind and forget about it.
Nests: Fifty Nests and the Birds that Built Them. Sharon Beals' photography is incredible. She has offered to give one lucky reader an autographed copy of her latest book.
Taken directly from Olympus Stylus 1010, no editing.... yet ;)
Taking pictures of your pets or any animals for that matter, can be such a great way to remember moments in life. You can really capture the personality of an animal in a picture.
The angle in which you shoot your subject can change everything. Sometimes when you take a picture at eye level looking straight at the object, things can appear flat and not as interesting. But instead of just snapping a picture, try getting down to the subjects level. For example, if you're taking a picture of a flower, get down close to the flower, and maybe angle your lense up, looking up at the flower, instead of looking down. Or angle your lense as if you're looking at the flower sidewa...
Editing your pictures can be just as fun as capturing the moments! Personally it's my favorite part.. not only do you have time to reflect on the picture, but you get to be creative and make it your own.
Another pic taken directly from my Olympus Stylus 1010, used "Sharpen" on my Iphoto edit... really brings the picture out of a "fuzzy" state.
Aerial- standing tall above the subject, or shooting from a tall building, plane, etc... Architecture- shots of buildings (no people)
Below are a few images shot with an Olympus Stylus 1010 and edited with the program picnik. All these are my images and not to be copied or used for personal use without permission.
Choosing a camera, perhaps one of the most difficult decisions there is when it comes to photography. But being a great photographer on a budget isn't as hard as you think. It gets a little intimidating when you're looking at all these DSLR Canon and Nikon cameras. (By the way "DSLR" just means "Digital Single-Lens Reflex") But you don't NEED a big, bulky, expensive camera like those. Granted they are amazing cameras and you def. get what you pay for. But let's face it, the normal "just as a ...