How To Take Photos That Require No Post-Production @MediaNovak
In a world where using post-production suites to enhance your photos is almost a necessity, it can be hard for the beginner, computer illiterate or photography purist to feel they have something to offer. How does one create a beautiful picture from the get go which requires no post editing? In this tutorial, I aim to outline some tips which will tackle just that!
1. Know Your Desired Outcome
It is helpful to prepare in your mind, or on paper, what it is you’re trying to achieve in your images. Are you going for drama? Romance? Excitement? Brainstorm ahead of time how you can achieve this look. For example, romance could involve subdued lighting, sultry colours and a lot of closeups.
Instead of relying on a ‘filter’ or ‘action’ to create this for you later, consider how you will alter your settings instead. What angles of your subject will you try to capture? How will you pose them? Maybe it should be later in the day to accommodate softer sunlight? What locations would you consider romantic?