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PostPosted: Sat Jul 11, 2009 11:15 pm 
some pics from my sony a200, still alot to learn so they aint perfect. these are some of the decent ones!

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 8:19 am 
Try not to focus your object all the times in the center of your photo. Try to use the rule of the thirds.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 8:26 am 
cartong wrote:
Try not to focus your object all the times in the center of your photo. Try to use the rule of the thirds.


rule of the thirds?


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 8:47 am 
Wiki is your best friend ;)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rule_of_thirds


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:05 am 
Nice pics. Try http://www.amateursnapper.com/photography/10-top-photography-composition-rules for more tips. Hope this is of some use to you.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:59 am 
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You've made a good start, but as said, the rule of thirds can help you get better results. Best is to only read a little bit about it and then experiment with what you've read till you not only understand how to use it, but till it becomes part of you.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 3:49 pm 
Another useful tip would be to use the Cloudy or Shady white balance setting when you're shooting under natural (i.e. sun) light. Your photos take on a professional look when you do, especially since the auto white balance setting of the A200 tends to make photos look a little too "cool". Or maybe I'm just a hot blooded male 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 5:07 pm 
but remember that rules are made to be broken :D


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 9:09 pm 
thanks for the advice guys. the rule of the thirds has really opened my eyes up to photography! i will post some more pics soon on this board and we will see if i improve :D


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 9:51 pm 
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Please do so!

Just to let you know, your avatar should not be bigger than 80 x 80 pixels. I believe yours is wider than that...

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 10:33 am 
ooops lol i will fix it, thanks


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:22 am 
use the rule of the thirds.

that rule is my first advise i got from our friends here!

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then i got this and i over croped the picture as you can see i cut one of the petal:D but thats my attemp of what they call the thirds.


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ooops lol i will fix it, thanks

Thanks for fixing it! :)

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 5:23 pm 
took a walk down the local river today, heres a few shots.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 5:47 pm 
I like the 4th and the last shot :d


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