Indy Photo Coach 5:03am, 14 October 2009
Fall Blues by the pond

Many photographers today try to include too many elements in a photograph. What ends up happening, is the subject gets lost in all the clutter. Simplify a photograph by:

* evaluating the scene to determine what the real subject is that caught your attention
* removing non-essential elements in the photo by either zooming in close with a zoom telephoto lens or walking up close to the subject until just the subject is in the viewfinder
* capturing the subject from various angles and perspectives

By paring down a scene to just the single element that originally caused you to stop and look, you make it easy for your viewer to find the subject.


For this assignment, select a subject. Now by positioning yourself, and zooming in or moving up close to the subject, eliminate various elements until just the subject is positioned correctly in your viewfinder. By using this tip, you will notice an immediate improvement in your photos and your viewers will instantly recognize the subject in your photos.

Have fun!

Written by Ron Kness
moostang78 9 years ago
No one to sun...cause it's too HOT!
brash recess [deleted] 9 years ago
contrast of Blues...KOOL
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nathanrhoades PRO 8 years ago
Basketball! Enough Said.....
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brash recess [deleted] Posted 8 years ago. Edited by brash recess (member) 8 years ago
This picture was taken at a customers house with his permission. He also is a professional photographer here in Indy and shoots for united press at the speedway. I bring my baby with me to work because theres always that chance of seeing something to shoot..
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RGEEBLUES 8 years ago
I'm in the process of remodeling the shower and I was taking before photos. I thought this was simplistic enough.
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