Exercise: Practice the Fundamentals with Points


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Exercise: Practicing the fundamentals with points

Subject and background, balance, point of view, and simplicity. It's time to take these four fundamental compositional ideas out for a spin. You'll continue to explore these ideas, practice these ideas, and learn new things about these four ideas for as long as you continue to take pictures, but in order to work quickly and efficiently, and to be able to capture moments in a rapidly changing environment, you need to have a deep enough a feel for these concepts that you don't have to think about them too much, if at all, and that comes through repetition and practice.

You can of course simply go out and take pictures, but very often it's nice to give yourself an assignment. Having the entire world open to you, it can be overwhelming. Where do you start, how do you even see anything? Giving yourself an assignment can hone your attention and make it easier to see potential shots. You can easily create assignments for yourself at anytime. "Today I'm going to photograph...

Exercise: Practicing the fundamentals with points
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Exercise: Practicing the fundamentals with points provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Composition

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