Have you met me?
I am assuming that MOST of you reading this have not met me. If you have, you know I am not like any other photographer. I am just not. I am the helpful Mum and Oldham photographer for families who want to preserve memories before they fade. Here to serve clients and go way beyond just taking photos is my passion. Don’t let life pass you by. The best thing about memories is making them. One of the many things that I love about my job is sharing hints and tips on how you too can be a better photographer. So, let me share my five most read blogs to help you get better at photography.
Do you ever stare at one of your photos and say I wish I could make it better? But then, just as soon as the thought enters your mind the kids are at your ankles or asking one of a million questions to you? I know the feeling! Follow this three step rule in less than five minutes and you will be onto better photos quicker than you can say ‘Mummy wants five minutes to herself!’
Picture the scene. It’s a glorious day of sunshine and you are out with the kids when suddenly your little one manages to ride his bike all on his own. Fabulous! You’ve been waiting for this moment for ages! Instantly, you grab your phone and take a number of photos, snapping happy just hoping that there will be one half decent in there. Shouting ‘look at Mummy’ or ‘stop just there’ is bound to help the process! Since the rise of the mobile phone and digital technology, we are blessed to be able to take unlimited photos. Whether you have pressed that button twenty times or managed to secure in one continuous burst, you now have to go through them to pick which is the best one to keep, a difficult process at times.
I wanted to share with you my three top tips to help you feel more like Beauty and not the Beast! I understand that most people do not like having their photograph taken, I do. Surprisingly in this day and age of the selfie, I have numerous clients who feel that way. Therefore, take these tips on board and observe how it feels!
Sometimes we find ourselves in a rut taking the same type of photos, even us photographers. In reality, it’s easy to do what we have always done without stopping to actually think before we take a photo. Granted, if you have children this can be difficult but give it a whirl, what’s the worst that can happen?
Photography is a skill that we can all continuously improve. Do you want to brush up on your photography skills? Discover my top tips to turn the volume of brilliance up on your next set of photographs whether you are using a phone, tablet or camera.