Photographing moving objects takes a little bit of forethought, just because of the movement. If we’re not planning ahead then the object can be gone before we get it! Here are a few tips: If it’s something regular that moves along a known path, plan for where along that path you wish to capture it.
What do you include in your photo and what do you want to keep out? Usually we see other people as a distraction, something that interrupts our photography. At other times we can feel embarrassed about photographing complete strangers. One solution is to include figures, but only at a distance. At a distance When you
For most of the day either the land is darker than the sky or the sky is darker than the land. This is one of the biggest problems with getting a balanced photo during the hours that we normally are out and about. There are, for obvious reasons two points in time where the two
The biggest problem with photographing cars and other vehicles when out and about is the amount of distracting clutter that takes attention away from the subject. I spotted the car above in a car park in the centre of town, with cars, street lamps, bollards and other clutter all around it. I started photographing this