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    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Carry your camera with you all the time because you don't know when is the right place and right time that the beautiful picture will appear. - yutaka go
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
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    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Carry your camera with you all the time because you don't know when is the right place and right time that the beautiful picture will appear. - yutaka go
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
    65. Keep your camera clean and well maintain, especially the sensor - yutaka go
    66. Keep your eyes well maintain, you can't take pictures if you become blind - yutaka go
    Last edited by Yutaka Go; 23rd September 2010 at 10:56 PM.

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    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Carry your camera with you all the time because you don't know when is the right place and right time that the beautiful picture will appear. - yutaka go
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
    65. Keep your camera clean and well maintain, especially the sensor - yutaka go
    66. Keep your eyes well maintain, you can't take pictures if you become blind - yutaka go
    67. just do it, do not hesitate! - evilorgi

  4. #84

    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Carry your camera with you all the time because you don't know when is the right place and right time that the beautiful picture will appear. - yutaka go
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
    65. Keep your camera clean and well maintain, especially the sensor - yutaka go
    66. Keep your eyes well maintain, you can't take pictures if you become blind - yutaka go
    67. just do it, do not hesitate! - evilorgi
    68. Sometimes, go back to shoot something you won't shoot -- like XMM. -maja06

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    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Carry your camera with you all the time because you don't know when is the right place and right time that the beautiful picture will appear. - yutaka go
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
    65. Keep your camera clean and well maintain, especially the sensor - yutaka go
    66. Keep your eyes well maintain, you can't take pictures if you become blind - yutaka go
    67. just do it, do not hesitate! - evilorgi
    68. Sometimes, go back to shoot something you won't shoot -- like XMM. -maja06
    69. Learn and master the basic rules of photography(rule of thirds, etc). Then break them.

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    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Carry your camera with you all the time because you don't know when is the right place and right time that the beautiful picture will appear. - yutaka go
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
    65. Keep your camera clean and well maintain, especially the sensor - yutaka go
    66. Keep your eyes well maintain, you can't take pictures if you become blind - yutaka go
    67. just do it, do not hesitate! - evilorgi
    68. Sometimes, go back to shoot something you won't shoot -- like XMM. -maja06
    69. Learn and master the basic rules of photography(rule of thirds, etc). Then break them.
    70. Yoda: Shoot. Or shoot not. There is no try... - wildcat

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    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Carry your camera with you all the time because you don't know when is the right place and right time that the beautiful picture will appear. - yutaka go
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
    65. Keep your camera clean and well maintain, especially the sensor - yutaka go
    66. Keep your eyes well maintain, you can't take pictures if you become blind - yutaka go
    67. just do it, do not hesitate! - evilorgi
    68. Sometimes, go back to shoot something you won't shoot -- like XMM. -maja06
    69. Learn and master the basic rules of photography(rule of thirds, etc). Then break them.
    70. Yoda: Shoot. Or shoot not. There is no try... - wildcat
    71. See with your eye first. Don't glue your eyes to the viewfinder. - daredevil123
    72. Remember to remove lens cap before shooting - daredevil123
    Last edited by daredevil123; 2nd October 2010 at 05:25 PM.

  8. #88

    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Carry your camera with you all the time because you don't know when is the right place and right time that the beautiful picture will appear. - yutaka go
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
    65. Keep your camera clean and well maintain, especially the sensor - yutaka go
    66. Keep your eyes well maintain, you can't take pictures if you become blind - yutaka go
    67. just do it, do not hesitate! - evilorgi
    68. Sometimes, go back to shoot something you won't shoot -- like XMM. -maja06
    69. Learn and master the basic rules of photography(rule of thirds, etc). Then break them.
    70. Yoda: Shoot. Or shoot not. There is no try... - wildcat
    71. See with your eye first. Don't glue your eyes to the viewfinder. - daredevil123
    72. Remember to remove lens cap before shooting - daredevil123
    73. Get a good mentor - palangsi
    Last edited by Palangsi; 3rd October 2010 at 01:42 PM.

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    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Just realize that No.12 and my No. 62 is similiar. - yutaka go
    So I am changing No. 62
    When in doubt, remember these 2 lyrics
    a) "Always look on the bright side of life"
    b) "Always look on the light side of life"
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
    65. Keep your camera clean and well maintain, especially the sensor - yutaka go
    66. Keep your eyes well maintain, you can't take pictures if you become blind - yutaka go
    67. just do it, do not hesitate! - evilorgi
    68. Sometimes, go back to shoot something you won't shoot -- like XMM. -maja06
    69. Learn and master the basic rules of photography(rule of thirds, etc). Then break them.
    70. Yoda: Shoot. Or shoot not. There is no try... - wildcat
    71. See with your eye first. Don't glue your eyes to the viewfinder. - daredevil123
    72. Remember to remove lens cap before shooting - daredevil123
    73. Get a good mentor - palangsi

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    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Just realize that No.12 and my No. 62 is similiar. - yutaka go
    So I am changing No. 62
    When in doubt, remember these 2 lyrics
    a) "Always look on the bright side of life"
    b) "Always look on the light side of life"
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
    65. Keep your camera clean and well maintain, especially the sensor - yutaka go
    66. Keep your eyes well maintain, you can't take pictures if you become blind - yutaka go
    67. just do it, do not hesitate! - evilorgi
    68. Sometimes, go back to shoot something you won't shoot -- like XMM. -maja06
    69. Learn and master the basic rules of photography(rule of thirds, etc). Then break them.
    70. Yoda: Shoot. Or shoot not. There is no try... - wildcat
    71. See with your eye first. Don't glue your eyes to the viewfinder. - daredevil123
    72. Remember to remove lens cap before shooting - daredevil123
    73. Get a good mentor - palangsi
    74. Buy the best, forget the rest - NMSS_2
    75. Photography is a journey, not the end. Enjoy the process and not just the end results. - NMSS_2

  11. #91

    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Just realize that No.12 and my No. 62 is similiar. - yutaka go
    So I am changing No. 62
    When in doubt, remember these 2 lyrics
    a) "Always look on the bright side of life"
    b) "Always look on the light side of life"
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
    65. Keep your camera clean and well maintain, especially the sensor - yutaka go
    66. Keep your eyes well maintain, you can't take pictures if you become blind - yutaka go
    67. just do it, do not hesitate! - evilorgi
    68. Sometimes, go back to shoot something you won't shoot -- like XMM. -maja06
    69. Learn and master the basic rules of photography(rule of thirds, etc). Then break them.
    70. Yoda: Shoot. Or shoot not. There is no try... - wildcat
    71. See with your eye first. Don't glue your eyes to the viewfinder. - daredevil123
    72. Remember to remove lens cap before shooting - daredevil123
    73. Get a good mentor - palangsi
    74. Buy the best, forget the rest - NMSS_2
    75. Photography is a journey, not the end. Enjoy the process and not just the end results. - NMSS_2
    76. better lens or camera =/= better picture
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    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Just realize that No.12 and my No. 62 is similiar. - yutaka go
    So I am changing No. 62
    When in doubt, remember these 2 lyrics
    a) "Always look on the bright side of life"
    b) "Always look on the light side of life"
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
    65. Keep your camera clean and well maintain, especially the sensor - yutaka go
    66. Keep your eyes well maintain, you can't take pictures if you become blind - yutaka go
    67. just do it, do not hesitate! - evilorgi
    68. Sometimes, go back to shoot something you won't shoot -- like XMM. -maja06
    69. Learn and master the basic rules of photography(rule of thirds, etc). Then break them.
    70. Yoda: Shoot. Or shoot not. There is no try... - wildcat
    71. See with your eye first. Don't glue your eyes to the viewfinder. - daredevil123
    72. Remember to remove lens cap before shooting - daredevil123
    73. Get a good mentor - palangsi
    74. Buy the best, forget the rest - NMSS_2
    75. Photography is a journey, not the end. Enjoy the process and not just the end results. - NMSS_2
    76. better lens or camera =/= better picture
    77. Do not blame the camera for taking blur photo, but the blur guy behind the camera - Yilin

  13. #93

    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    Quote Originally Posted by NMSS_2 View Post
    74. Buy the best, forget the rest - NMSS_2
    Gosh, what an advice....
    u must be ultra-rich.

  14. #94

    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Just realize that No.12 and my No. 62 is similiar. - yutaka go
    So I am changing No. 62
    When in doubt, remember these 2 lyrics
    a) "Always look on the bright side of life"
    b) "Always look on the light side of life"
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
    65. Keep your camera clean and well maintain, especially the sensor - yutaka go
    66. Keep your eyes well maintain, you can't take pictures if you become blind - yutaka go
    67. just do it, do not hesitate! - evilorgi
    68. Sometimes, go back to shoot something you won't shoot -- like XMM. -maja06
    69. Learn and master the basic rules of photography(rule of thirds, etc). Then break them.
    70. Yoda: Shoot. Or shoot not. There is no try... - wildcat
    71. See with your eye first. Don't glue your eyes to the viewfinder. - daredevil123
    72. Remember to remove lens cap before shooting - daredevil123
    73. Get a good mentor - palangsi
    74. Buy the best, forget the rest - NMSS_2
    75. Photography is a journey, not the end. Enjoy the process and not just the end results. - NMSS_2
    76. better lens or camera =/= better picture
    77. Do not blame the camera for taking blur photo, but the blur guy behind the camera - Yilin
    78. check all ya setting before firing off all your 500 shots til you realise your iso set at 1600 - tionghan

  15. #95

    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Just realize that No.12 and my No. 62 is similiar. - yutaka go
    So I am changing No. 62
    When in doubt, remember these 2 lyrics
    a) "Always look on the bright side of life"
    b) "Always look on the light side of life"
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
    65. Keep your camera clean and well maintain, especially the sensor - yutaka go
    66. Keep your eyes well maintain, you can't take pictures if you become blind - yutaka go
    67. just do it, do not hesitate! - evilorgi
    68. Sometimes, go back to shoot something you won't shoot -- like XMM. -maja06
    69. Learn and master the basic rules of photography(rule of thirds, etc). Then break them.
    70. Yoda: Shoot. Or shoot not. There is no try... - wildcat
    71. See with your eye first. Don't glue your eyes to the viewfinder. - daredevil123
    72. Remember to remove lens cap before shooting - daredevil123
    73. Get a good mentor - palangsi
    74. Buy the best, forget the rest - NMSS_2
    75. Photography is a journey, not the end. Enjoy the process and not just the end results. - NMSS_2
    76. better lens or camera =/= better picture
    77. Do not blame the camera for taking blur photo, but the blur guy behind the camera - Yilin
    78. check all ya setting before firing off all your 500 shots til you realise your iso set at 1600 - tionghan
    79. Tuck left elbow into chest and turn upper torso slightly to the left to get maximum handheld support for camera - farbird

  16. #96

    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Just realize that No.12 and my No. 62 is similiar. - yutaka go
    So I am changing No. 62
    When in doubt, remember these 2 lyrics
    a) "Always look on the bright side of life"
    b) "Always look on the light side of life"
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
    65. Keep your camera clean and well maintain, especially the sensor - yutaka go
    66. Keep your eyes well maintain, you can't take pictures if you become blind - yutaka go
    67. just do it, do not hesitate! - evilorgi
    68. Sometimes, go back to shoot something you won't shoot -- like XMM. -maja06
    69. Learn and master the basic rules of photography(rule of thirds, etc). Then break them.
    70. Yoda: Shoot. Or shoot not. There is no try... - wildcat
    71. See with your eye first. Don't glue your eyes to the viewfinder. - daredevil123
    72. Remember to remove lens cap before shooting - daredevil123
    73. Get a good mentor - palangsi
    74. Buy the best, forget the rest - NMSS_2
    75. Photography is a journey, not the end. Enjoy the process and not just the end results. - NMSS_2
    76. better lens or camera =/= better picture
    77. Do not blame the camera for taking blur photo, but the blur guy behind the camera - Yilin
    78. check all ya setting before firing off all your 500 shots til you realise your iso set at 1600 - tionghan
    79. Tuck left elbow into chest and turn upper torso slightly to the left to get maximum handheld support for camera - farbird
    80. Intead of spending all your time drooling over hardware; use it and go practise more- bang

  17. #97

    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Just realize that No.12 and my No. 62 is similiar. - yutaka go
    So I am changing No. 62
    When in doubt, remember these 2 lyrics
    a) "Always look on the bright side of life"
    b) "Always look on the light side of life"
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
    65. Keep your camera clean and well maintain, especially the sensor - yutaka go
    66. Keep your eyes well maintain, you can't take pictures if you become blind - yutaka go
    67. just do it, do not hesitate! - evilorgi
    68. Sometimes, go back to shoot something you won't shoot -- like XMM. -maja06
    69. Learn and master the basic rules of photography(rule of thirds, etc). Then break them.
    70. Yoda: Shoot. Or shoot not. There is no try... - wildcat
    71. See with your eye first. Don't glue your eyes to the viewfinder. - daredevil123
    72. Remember to remove lens cap before shooting - daredevil123
    73. Get a good mentor - palangsi
    74. Buy the best, forget the rest - NMSS_2
    75. Photography is a journey, not the end. Enjoy the process and not just the end results. - NMSS_2
    76. better lens or camera =/= better picture
    77. Do not blame the camera for taking blur photo, but the blur guy behind the camera - Yilin
    78. check all ya setting before firing off all your 500 shots til you realise your iso set at 1600 - tionghan
    79. Tuck left elbow into chest and turn upper torso slightly to the left to get maximum handheld support for camera - farbird
    80. Intead of spending all your time drooling over hardware; use it and go practise more- bang
    81. Speak and write well, regardless of the language. It helps in telling a story with your pictures.

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    Default Re: 101 ways to take better pictures.

    Quote Originally Posted by dougs View Post
    1. Expose yourself to the works of the Pros and ask yourself what makes theirs better than yours. - sprewell
    2. Keep shooting, experimenting and critique! - startrails
    3. think before shooting - HYPY13
    4. stick to one subject till you perfect it. - catchlights
    5. learn to appreciate Arts - LBL2009
    6. learn to appreciate good works of others. -pegasus7777777
    7. practise makes perfect, and explore all types of genres cos you never knows if you have a hidden talent for that genre! - sinned79
    8. Explore, imagine, capture and Shares. - Spidey007
    9. Must understand the relation between Aperture, Speed and ISO - Diavonex
    10. RTFM! - jango1712
    11. Understand the limitations of your gears - watermaze
    12. CCE (carry camera everywhere) - wildcat
    13. Learn more about light - Diavonex
    14. Use plain background - Diavonex
    15. Focus on the eyes - Diavonex
    16. Sensitive to corners when viewing thru your viewfinder - hiikaru
    17. Keep moving around to see if you can get a better angle/framing - mayhemics
    18. A good camera does not mean better pictures, it is the user - Alphan77
    19. Don't shoot XMM - night86mare (you know it was coming)
    20. Shoot the subjects that are close to your heart (and not the lower head), because those are the ones that you will bother about in the long run - night86mare
    21. Shoot pictures that make you feel something, because if you don't feel anything, no one else will either - night86mare
    22. Begin with the end in mind - Irvine
    23. dont stay/step out on your comfort zone-duffydufs
    24. Don't look at a subject from just one angle, try all angles, go prone if you have to! Or mini-ladder if you have one. - dingaroo
    25. Set www.clubsnap.com as your homepage -skira2862
    26. Ask yourself, what story or message is your photo going to convey? - kkgoxplore
    27. Stop going to the Personal Classified Pages in Club Snap thinking which lens will be better for your images - AnduTan
    28. Remember to have fun ! No point in the hobby if you are not enjoying it - tortise
    29. Learn to use fill-in flash when shooting out door - Diavonex
    30. Learn when to use multi, center-weighted and spot for metering & focus - Diavonex
    31. Shoot a prettier Xmm - soeypixels
    32. tuck in your arms, watch your breathing, gently squeeze shutter and gently release it
    33. When in doubt, buy a new camera/lens/tripod - wildcat
    34.If using flash, bounce technique and flash compensation - garagez
    35. Share your photographs with others and be open to comments - Arcticfox
    36. When sharing comments, make sure it is something productive and helpful ... else just look at the pictures in peace.
    37. Research on the places you go before going and look at the photos of others.. and when you're at the place.. do the exact opposite and shoot something different. Draken413o the master of nothing.. =)
    38. Get your wife/husband/GF/BF into photography so that you can do it together and improve !
    39. Always believe in your subject, then yourself. - Kooichi
    40. Download and read this guide book : http://www.nyip.com/pdf/NYIP_PhotoTips.pdf
    41. ermm, Always remove lens cap before shooting ! (How many times have you seen pple try to shot with their lenscap on ???
    42. Read my signature - ed9119
    43. Look at ALOT of relatively "good" photos. Can find them on flickr, etc. Ask yourself how these photos are taken and what makes them work (lighting, composition, etc.) By deconstructing the photos of others, you can learn alot about taking good pictures. Also, save the ones that strike you most for further reference when you are running out of ideas. -irphotography.
    44. Learn how to PP. And Google as well.
    45. When in doubt, buy L.
    46. Frame interesting shots/shots you might take in your mind even when you don't have your camera with you.
    47. Learn about nature, when to take pics at the right moment and be patient.
    48. Read Photography books. They are a great source of excellent works.
    49. if you can't compose, just buy d3 and expensive lens, and label all your photos with the camera and lens used to shoot it. this may not let you take better pictures, but you might get more praise from a certain group of people.
    50. if you can't take good pictures, form a buddy group. soon you will be thinking that you take good pictures, even though you haven't.
    51. Always, always shoot girls with little or no clothes. Even if the pics suck, people will still say 'good pic' and give you the ...
    52. Rigorous Self Critique - the first step to improvement - sci80899
    53. Clubsnap is good. But look at other sites too, there with many better photographers / photographs outside of Clubsnap - sci80899
    54. Give your camera a name
    55. Think out of the box when you compose - Andrewseow
    56. Getting lots of comments and favourites on Flickr does not mean your shots are good - elgkh
    57. F8 and be there - elgkh
    58. Watchout your background - HVB88
    59. READ THIS THREAD BECAUSE ITS EXTREMELY HELPFUL! - alphabeta93
    60. Sometimes less is more, simple is good - Chiangkxv
    61. Spent less on gear and more on travel because most of the best pictures can only be found oversea. - yutaka go
    62. Just realize that No.12 and my No. 62 is similiar. - yutaka go
    So I am changing No. 62
    When in doubt, remember these 2 lyrics
    a) "Always look on the bright side of life"
    b) "Always look on the light side of life"
    63. Be the harshest critic of your own work - elgkh
    64. The cam is just a tool, thus the limitations in your photography are in yourself. Shoot more, get criticized more and self improve more - NNB
    65. Keep your camera clean and well maintain, especially the sensor - yutaka go
    66. Keep your eyes well maintain, you can't take pictures if you become blind - yutaka go
    67. just do it, do not hesitate! - evilorgi
    68. Sometimes, go back to shoot something you won't shoot -- like XMM. -maja06
    69. Learn and master the basic rules of photography(rule of thirds, etc). Then break them.
    70. Yoda: Shoot. Or shoot not. There is no try... - wildcat
    71. See with your eye first. Don't glue your eyes to the viewfinder. - daredevil123
    72. Remember to remove lens cap before shooting - daredevil123
    73. Get a good mentor - palangsi
    74. Buy the best, forget the rest - NMSS_2
    75. Photography is a journey, not the end. Enjoy the process and not just the end results. - NMSS_2
    76. better lens or camera =/= better picture
    77. Do not blame the camera for taking blur photo, but the blur guy behind the camera - Yilin
    78. check all ya setting before firing off all your 500 shots til you realise your iso set at 1600 - tionghan
    79. Tuck left elbow into chest and turn upper torso slightly to the left to get maximum handheld support for camera - farbird
    80. Intead of spending all your time drooling over hardware; use it and go practise more- bang
    81. Speak and write well, regardless of the language. It helps in telling a story with your pictures.
    82. Master Photoshop ;-)

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