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7 February 2011
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How To Take Good Photos

People: Timing

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  • Wait for people to walk into your scene as it helps bring the location to life.
  • Time their position in the frame so that they complement the composition without obstructing important architectural features.
  • Make several attempts to capture people passing through the scene, as here in Blakeney, Norfolk, to catch a little telling gesture.
  • Another kind of timing is the time of day . The light on the building varies throughout the day, so choose the time which gives the most interesting or dramatic effects.

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