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How To Take Good Photos

People: Providing context

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  • Including people in your pictures gives extra information about the location. This shot with the pastor silhouetted in his church, in Bampton, is a good example.
  • The presence of cars and other machinery, materials, goods or animals can provide information or create a counterpoint to pictures of buildings.
  • Use maximum depth of field (keep as much in focus as possible) as uniform sharpness helps knit all the visual elements together.

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