5 Photography Tips for Beginners to Capture Photos Like a Pro Photographer

In this post, I will be talking about five photography tips, that actually I have been using quite recently. And I found them very useful, so I wanted to share all the tips with you. Because I think it will help you a lot.
This photography tips will help you to click images like a professional photographer Photography tips for beginners to capture awesome photos.

1. Get Better Stabilization by Using Both Hands

The first tip is to use your other hand for balancing the lens to get better stabilization. Now, what do I mean by that, when you're using a smaller lens. It doesn't matter if you're holding the lens with the other hand or you're keeping your hand beneath the camera. It's fine because it's a smaller lens and you don't find issues while stabilizing.

But the issue is when you are using a longer lens. Right now I'm using a 200 - 500 mm and that longer focal lengths at slower shutter speed. If there is even slightest of shake you will see that in your images. So the best way to hold the lens is using the other hand to hold the other end of the lens.

So that it helps in stabilizing. But make sure you don't touch the zoom or focus ring of the lens when you're holding the lens. Because it can totally mess with it. You focus on the subject, but since your hand is on the focus ring, the focus might move a bit. And you might get shots that are not in focus. Unless and until you actually start using this tip you won't realize, how useful tip this is?

2. Get a Better Idea About Composition by Using the Mobile Phone

Use your mobile phone before changing the lenses to get a better idea about composition. Now, what do I mean by this? when you approach a scene, you think whether I should use a wide-angle lens or a 35 or a 50mm or something like a telephoto zoom.

We don't get an idea just by looking at it. so to get a better idea of what you can do is use your mobile phone. nowadays mobile phones come with a wide-angle standard and a telephoto lens as well. so whenever I approach any scene. I open my phone camera then I toggle from the wide-angle to the normal to the telephoto. I compare the three images and I check what composition is actually looking better. then I decide what lens I have to use.

3. Panning Now

The third tip is panning now. you see some kind of shots right. how are they captured basically panning is the combination of slower shutter speed and camera movements? what I do in particular shot is, I've to use a slow shutter speed of one-tenth of a second. and I've tracked the movement of the subject. so the parts of the image which were actually stable in real. you can see motion blur in those parts and the subject which was actually moving. you will see those subjects as sharp subjects. now it's a very difficult technique. frankly speaking, I haven't tried panning much and I'm not a pro at it. I have to try it a lot and it's a very difficult technique to master. but with practice, even I and you will gradually learn it. one tip I would like to give you about panning is always using the center focus point and start tracking the subject with the focus point.

It will help you with tracking and it will also make sure that the composition is intact. also shooting continuous mode because once you're shooting in continuous mode. if you have taken ten shots chances are three or four out of them might turn out to be good shots. it's a difficult technique but as I said with practice you will get better pictures at it. I would love to see what kind of photos would you get with this technique.

4. See the Direction of Light by Using Your Hand

The fourth tip is to use your hand to see the direction of light I use this particular tip nine out of ten times, mostly in portrait photography. then to capture great photos I want to place my model. so what I do is Firstly I check the light then I place my model to the best place to get better results.

I use my other hand and then I move and then I check which light do I like. if the light is too harsh I will slightly move and I will then check where the light is soft right. depending on the kind of light you want on the model try to achieve the same light on your hand. and then you can trace the model there and then fine-tune to get the best light possible.

Now, this step again it seems very small but it's a very useful tip. not only it saves time but also it gives you the best light and the best images possible from that time and location.

5. Auto Iso with Manual Mode

The fifth tip is to use auto ISO with manual mode. you can use aperture priority, if you want to fix aperture, you can use shutter priority if you want a fixed shutter speed. but what if you want a fixed aperture of fixed shutter speed for a particular scenario. but you don't want to change the ISO continuously right. it happens mostly when I'm shooting birds. the birds are moving continuously and the light changes. but I want my aperture and shutter speed fixed. but I don't want to waste time changing the ISO. at that time I use auto ISO and exposure compensation as well.

Now, why auto ISO? because the camera does the job of changing the ISO. then why exposure compensation? I use the exposure compensation of minus 1 or minus 2 depending on how complex the light is.

So that the highlights are not blown out. if the shadows are a bit dark. I can recover them in post-processing. but with the help of auto ISO and exposure compensation, it really makes my shooting a lot easier. and I can click photos without worrying about changing the ISO.

That's it from these post guys. I hope you enjoyed all the five tips I have had given. I have been using these tips recently and I found them very useful.
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