Warming up


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Warming up

Athletes warm up. Musicians warm up. It's always struck me as a little bit strange that writers and visual artists don't warm up. You can't sit at work all day and then suddenly walk out the door and be a photographer. Doing good work with your camera requires a particular mindset and visual sense, and it's very hard to simply turn that on and off. Photography is a physical experience. It's mostly centered around your visual sense obviously. But like any physical activity, warming up first will make things easier. Now, the good news is that if you don't warm up you're not likely to injure yourself, but if you do warm up, I think you might find that you get into a shooting awareness and state of mind faster than if you don't warm up.

So how does one warm up for photography? Well, first of all, look at images that you like. Look at your own images that have worked for you before, look at someone else's images that gets you back into the mindset of looking...

Warming up
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Warming up provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Composition

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