Its the middle the day in the middle of summer. The sun’s shining and you’re out with a bunch of friends intent on taking some photographs. And the light’s dreadful. What to do?
Consider the use of monochrome to concentrate your viewers’ eyes on the real subjects of your photos.
I feel like something of a scratched record about this, banging on about photographic intentions yet again. But it’s important.
One of the hardest lessons to learn when starting with photography is not how to fit everything relevant into your pictures, but how to leave everything else out. Here are three steps I follow when I’m trying to create images with impact.