Mitzi Ilagan | Fotograpiya
Photography, in many of its forms and kinds, is as complex as any other hobby or industry. In fact, you could never really run out of ideas when you’re into it. But just like a writer, ‘photographer’s block’ sometimes happen to some people. One day, you’ll just find yourself getting confused on what angle to take and then ending up getting frustrated for capturing such boring shots. And then your enthusiasm weakens after that. To avoid this, here are tips on to get photography inspiration ideas:
1. Always bring your camera with you
May it be a DSLR or your handy smartphone, you sure wouldn’t let any chance pass by as you click on your shutter through a breathtaking view on your way to work. Bringing a camera with you could help you be ready at all times especially when you see or witness something you’ve never seen before even when you pass by your usual route every day, or when you visit something new. Also, photos today are the best medium for keeping memories.
2. Join a group
On Facebook, there are various local and international groups which you could join where you could meet photographers and hobbyists from across places. There, you could ask questions and read blog posts regarding photography and other related matters. Some groups also organize activities like photowalks and photo contest which you could join.
3. Buy new gear
Nothing’s more exciting than getting new gadgets and accessories for something you really love doing. There are lots of gears for photography which you could purchase, depending on your needs. You may browse the web for information about what you would like to have and eventually, you could make photography interesting again.
4. Get them printed
Here’s a way on how you could remind yourself that you should pursue with photography: print your photos then stick them to your walls. Those photos could surely bring back memories on your experiences as a photographer and that could may help you be motivated to do that again. Also, sending them to your loved ones and friends could serve as souvenirs.
5. Surf the internet
The Internet is indeed one massive place where you could find all sorts of things. Through social media, you could find lots of inspiration from photographers around the world where you could get techniques and tips, which you could later on apply in your work.
6. Use Photoshop
Photo editing software such as Adobe Photoshop could take your photography to a whole new level. If you feel like your shots are too boring, then a little practice could add magic into your photos. You could even bring your subjects into a different world through Photoshop.