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Monday Motivation

Practical Suggestions for Travelling Photographers – Faruk Akbas Keep the range wide! Widen your photo portfolio by including the venues. This diversity will enrich your narration while contributing to your knowledge. Architectural details, colourful walls, pictures, lines, shapes and texts give you information about the region. During in-vehicle journeys, you can do it from where you are. All you have to do is keep the shutter speed high and be prepared. Read…

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Practical Suggestions for Travelling Photographers – Faruk Akbas Placing the image at the golden ratio. Divide the image into three sections both horizontally and vertically in your mind.  Place your main subject at the intersection centre of one of these sections. Avoid putting your subject and the horizon line in the middle. The middle of your frame is the most boring point in your composition. If the horizon line is placed at…

Monday Motivation

Practical Suggestions for Travelling Photographers – Faruk Akbas Build a frame. You don't have to get the whole thing while taking photos of people. Some parts might be more striking than the whole. When creating frames you should be careful not to cut the people from joints. The gaps in between the joints are the right areas for drawing your frames’ borders. Read more about our ambassador here.

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Practical Suggestions for Travelling Photographers – Faruk Akbas Which lens? You should make your choice for lens based on the desired effect. Wide-angle lenses, except for the use in confined spaces, are ideal means to deliver the depth of feeling. It eliminates the boredom of uniform expression, it adds motion and vitality to the image, it brings the figures of the main theme forward by separating them sharply from the background. Telephoto…

Monday Motivation

Practical Suggestions for Travelling Photographers – Faruk Akbas White balance! If you are not in search of a different color, trust your machine; the auto-white setting will find the shortest way for the right action. In this way you will also prevent the possibility of incorrect shots which could be caused by forgetting to change the settings from previous shootings.  If you are not sure about the result of an automatic selection…