Do you scrapbook your photographs? Or do you feel your photos aren't scrapbook worthy because they never come out as well as you would like? Are you somewhat intimidated by taking photos, because you really don't know how to take good pictures?
Over the next week and a half, I am going to share Ten Tips that I learned from our friends at KODAK-the picture experts! Once you've learned these tips and apply this knowledge to your photo shoots, you will see the quality of your pictures improve, and you'll feel much more confident about picture-taking! Be sure to check back here for a photo-taking tip each day, that will help you take better photographs with your digital camera!
The next step after taking good pictures, is knowing how to make great scrapbook pages with them! I teach rubber stamping and Scrapbooking 101 classes every month at my in-home studio in Hardyston NJ using Stampin' Up! stamps, Simply Scrappin'™ products and accessories, Designer Series Papers and much more, so make sure you check out my CLASS CALENDAR too! If you attend these classes in person each month, you will receive hands-on experience creating eye-appealing layouts, with attractive colors, titles and journaling-all necessary components to putting together a great scrapbook page! When you combine your newly found knowledge of good picture-taking, with the steps to creating fantastic scrapbook pages, you will be so excited to make some beautiful pages you and your family will cherish for years to come!
Tip#4: USE ZOOM TO GET IN CLOSE!
As you frame the person in your viewfinder, you will notice things that you don't want in the picture. It's best to focus in on the person to avoid other distractions. This is when you want to use your camera's zoom feature. By zooming in, you bring the subject of your picture into focus and crop out what you don't need.
A close-up picture is one where the subject fills the picture area, so you can see more details of the person or object. For most cameras, you should be about three feet from the person or object you are photographing. (If you're closer than this, your photo may turn out blurry.)