After sharing his 8 camera hacks in 90 seconds, Toronto-based photographer Peter McKinnon is back again with another helpful video for beginners. In the 6-minute one above, he shares 5 basic tips that can help you instantly improve your photos.
Here’s a quick overview of the tips he shares and shows:
#1. Angles: Take an extra few seconds to carefully consider the angle you’re shooting from.
#2. Shoot Through: Shoot your subject through other things to add more “interestingness” to shots.
#3. Think Opposite: Approach a subject from a way that other people aren’t.
#4. Lighting: Lighting is one of the most important parts of a photo, so give it priority.
#5. Framing: Place objects into the frame that help you tell your story.