When I ambled onto the Tidal Basin one fall day, I faced what many photographers confront every day — a view that millions of people will recognize immediately and the challenge of how I could make it look interesting.
In photography, as in life, the results we get are often a result of the decisions we make. At the Tidal Basin, or wherever you happen to be shooting, your decisions make the difference. Try these 12 composition decisions can help you improve your odds of capturing more interesting photos.
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Consider these 12 decisions for better composition
Where do you stand?
Where do you place the camera?
What lens should you choose?
Where do you place the frame?
Where do you place the subject?
What do you leave in the background?
Did you fill the frame?
What was your viewpoint?
How do you create depth?
Can you show scale & comparison?
Where do you place the horizon line?
How can you crop creatively?