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Learn By Doing Photography

Get Closer – LBD Photography

Learn by Doing Photography – Practice your photography skills with weekly photography assignments. I will post a new assignment every Friday, you can post your pictures at the bottom of this post or on the DigitalCamFan Facebook. If you have any questions please refer to the guidelines, if you have no questions jump right in any time!

Learn by Doing Photography #43 – Get Closer

You hear it all the time – When you think you have the shot take a step forward! That is what this week is about… getting closer. But let’s take it one more step and pick the most bland place you think you can shoot. I went with our alley. At first I walked around looking at the frost cover leaves on the ground, trying to get some kind of shallow depth of field thing going on. Then I noticed how blue our garbage can was and that the leaves all had an orange hue about them so I started photographing on top of that instead. The point of this exercise is to look, really look around you and then get closer….

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For this picture I had on a 50mm and edited with the florescent WB. One would never guess my background…

Mark Wallace always has an amazing video to help us learn! Take a look at this one as he ventures into the parking lot to find the shot! Excellent tips!

 



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