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How To Take Good Photos

Landscapes: Framing

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  • Don't be afraid to use take portrait photographs, that is, with the camera on its side.
  • Use natural features in the environment to create a frame for your subject (the thing you are photographing).
  • Zoom in to create a sense of intimacy. Remove from your shots elements like the sun or the sky, which give a feeling of open space.
  • Experiment with framing. Try framing your shots with lots of land and very little sky, or lots of sky and very little land (such as this view of Souter Lighthouse).

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