7 Powerful Photography Tips for Amazing Photos

7 Powerful Photography Tips for Amazing Photos

Harness these 7 simple principles to jump start your photography:

1) Fill the frame
2) Simplify and exaggerate
3) Don’t center your subject
4) Create depth
5) Connect the dots
6) Perspective is EVERYTHING
7) Lighting is EVERYTHINGer

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Episode transcript: https://www.joshuacripps.com/2014/05/take-better-pictures-quick-guide-amazing-photos/

Joshua Cripps is a renowned photographer living near Yosemite National Park in California.

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Chalkool says:

Great video! Did you use a 50mm lens for the images? Aperture?

MagnusBruce says:

Great tips – much more insightful than "hurr durr use a tripod" that some videos are guilty of.

SS Goldstein says:

Wow. I took my camera out today and shot at the brightest time of the day and facing toward the sun.
I was doing it totally wrong!

great clip and i learned something BUT this comment from a moron idiot called Cmax….dude whats so special about hair on your dumb head.Hope you dont hide your asshole to show how much hair you got

Well, filling the frame is good but sometimes negative space on some images make the subject stand out.

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star suraj says:

Awesome 🙂 subscribed!

Austin Hale says:

Regarding the tip about exposing to the sky and getting details from the shadows, i don't think thats right, at least for shooting RAW. The technique is called shooting to the right (of the histogram) for a reason. You can recover details in the light because the information is there, but in shadows there simply isn't enough light at the sensor lever to register detail. Jpegs are different though. Any white washout is permanently lost. If your camera can shoot raw, use that with over exposure to recover details from highlights, not shadows

Andrey V says:

just like most people in the comments, subscribed!

Robert Mc says:

Good vid. Family was watching movie and i was in room, Needed to turn on CC. The closed caption on this is hilarious

2541968joey says:

Good video with solid information. Regarding shooting in the middle of the day……try black & white for a new technique, thanks

gem hay says:

WOW, absolutely FABULOUS video. THANK YOU!!!!!

am not a good photographer ! i just wear this around so they thing I am!! Loool

no wonder that so many people likes your tutorials! I am one of them!

Audio is kind of low, maybe the microphone could improve it.

Mew Wew says:

Fascinating… Knew most of this but every tip helps

Thank you! Inspiring video! I'm already subscribed =)

Love your energy and practical "can do" topics that are easy for us to grasp.

Khimiey AR G says:

i like this video bro.. coz it contain some sort of tips/ rules but what i like the most is the "8th principle" like it so fuckin' much.. Anyway, keep up the good work bro.. All the best.! :)

I sometimes take pictures with the sun in the top corners or middle
Seems to look quite good

iPhone 3G in 2014? are u ok? :D

sick video. . .subscribed

Some great tips here. Cool video.

7 Powerful Photography Tips for Amazing Photos. – Indeed! Thumbs up! And subscribed! Thank you.

Rhaonoa says:

Great video, fun to watch, love the humour – very helpful! :)

WTH !!! I already follow him on Instagram and seeing him being featured on this video was unexpected. After seeing the credits I was able to recall. Been following him for half a year.

Totally love this guy…. Thank you so much SUBSCRIBED!

With the first one he was using like a 50mm or a macro , if you have either of those lenses do it, however if you have a standard zoom or a telephoto lense zoom into your subject xxxx

Dee Folt says:

Very Good Tutorials. i just wish you have a beatboxing background tune for that hand gesture. hehehe. all in all it's great tips. peace!

Livvielove says:

Wow awesome tips and pics. I do a bit of photography too. I'm 14 and in 9th grade. If you would like to a bit of my photography, check out my Instagram account Photography_is_life_313. Follow for follow?😀

Livvielove says:

I am also trying to get more followers. I love photography. I will follow for follow

nice thanks man.

Now i understand what Digital means :p

Didge-it-all hahaha :p

olly killick says:

Great stuff. Very helpful.

Mari Dallas says:

have watched multiple videos and i finally found this one , very understandable & very helpful , others were really confusing . subscribed ! 😄

Alex Cantu says:

what camera are you using

Riley Bill says:

Great video helped me alot thanks!

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