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How to Get Started in Photography

Photography is one of the most coveted activities of this century. With everyone at least owning a device capable of taking pictures, the art itself is becoming more and more complicated and simple at the same time. For one to get started in photography, there are few things to be considered, and I am going to share them in this article.

  1. Interest. The very first thing in photography is interest. Interest in photography is the first step in becoming very skillful in the art.
  2. Gather knowledge. Use resources available to you and online to gather as much knowledge as you can. These include articles like this one, magazines, videos on YouTube and other sites, etc. Exhaust as many avenues as you can to get the best information you need.
  3. Practice. Experiment with all forms of photography to understand the skills you learned previously. Explore practically facets of photography like macro photography, portraits, landscapes and any other that will interest you. Doing this will significantly help you decide which type of photography you want to pursue.
  4. Invest. This is the most crucial point in my article. Photography at this stage is an investment for you. After you are sure how you will pursue photography, invest in things that will aid in your path, things like lenses, tripods, filters, and camera bodies among other things. Once you have all you need, fully embark on photography on a somber note.
  5. Create depth in your images. Use elements like colors, contrast, movement, light, stable composition among others and you will be guaranteed excellent results.
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