5 Photography Myths You Should Know
April 18, 2016
Here are some of the most commonly circulated myths about photography. It’s time to debunk myths about photography. Have a look.
- Myth #1 – Photography Is A Piece Of Cake
Easy is not a synonym for photography. It can be a lot of things, but it isn’t easy for sure. People think that photography is all about picking a camera and clicking a button. No! It’s just a myth that photography is easy. Lots of patience and tons of practice is what you need to click photographs which are aesthetically appealing to not only to yourself, but for others also. You need practice for a long time to master the art of creating compelling images. Over a period of time, you’ll find it a lot easier to remember rules and settings of photography.
- Myth #2 – Don’t Shoot In Bad Light
You’ll be surprised to know that in photography, there’ no such thing like bad lighting. You will always have the opportunity to capture amazing pictures as long as there is some source of light. Avoid setting limitations of shooting only during specific lighting conditions. An important skill for a photographer to acquire is to make the most of the light which is available. Mastering this art will allow you to capture photographs in all types of lighting conditions.
- Myth #3 – Avoid Shooting Into The Sun
You may have heard lots of people suggesting that capturing portraits, you should shoot with the sun at your back. This is done mainly to ensure that subjects appear evenly lit with fewer shadows. However, in many cases you can capture some of the most memorable and beautiful images by shooting into the sun. You can capture beautiful backlighting by simply facing the sun, and it’s an excellent way to capture some unique and interesting photographs. Practice will make you perfect!
- Myth #4 – With A Better Camera You Will Become A Better Photographer
One of the biggest myths spread about photography is that a better camera will make you a better photographer. No, it won’t! This is true that high quality equipment will help a lot, but it solely depends on the talent of the photographer to capture memorable and outstanding images. It all about how well you can use the camera, so first practice with the camera you already have instead of rushing to buy a new one.
- Myth #5 – Expert Photographers Don’t Use The On-Camera Flash
Although it’s true that the on-camera flash can produce some of the most terrible results, but in some situations it can work wonders. It’s all about knowing when and how to use it. With lots of practice, you’ll surely get a better idea about when to use On-Camera Flash.