The weekend is upon us! It’s time to go out and have fun with your camera. But if you have no direction, why not try some of these creative photo projects?
Ask a Complete Stranger for Their Photograph and Tell Them You’re Building Your Portfolio
Kodak Porta 400
Get the Horizon on a Landscape Completely Straight
Learn to Backlight a Portrait
Pro Tip: We recommend that you communicate with the person that you’re photographing first to get insight as to what they want. Some headshots are more corporate oriented while others are for comp cards, actor profiles, and dating websites.
Capture a Candid Scene on the Streets and Overcome Your Shyness
Compose a Scene By Color
Try Shooting in Auto and See How the Results Turn Out
Manually White Balance While Spending an Entire Day Shooting Photos
Spend an Entire Day Shooting With a Single Focal Length
Photograph The Process of Making a Meal By Getting in Close
Shoot Street Photography Using the Zone Focusing System
Pro Tip: The zone focusing system requires using the depth of field scale on your lens. It tells you that at a given distance and when the lens is stopped down at a given aperture, a certain range of subject material will be in focus.
Shoot Panoramic Scenes and Stitch Them Together
Try Only Shooting from the Hip
Try Out Macro Photography
Photograph a Subject with Direct Flash
Use Second Curtain Flash and Try Light Painting