- September 2013
- Posted By JohnnyG
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Taking pictures is pretty popular these days, especially with all the new electronic devices out on the market. It seems like just about every phone or other mobile device has some kind of picture taking abilities, and some are even able to take video. There are also a number of accessories for your phone to help you as well. You have clips for mounting it to a tripod, and even small tripods that fold up and can be taken anywhere. There are remotes that allow you to take pictures from a distance, so you will never be left out of the shot again. You have telescoping phone mounts that allow you to take pictures above the heads of those around you, and even gadgets that can keep your iPhone steady when taking that great shot or video.
In addition to all the picture taking capabilities that these new mobile devices have, you can also find numerous digital cameras available these days. From simple point and shoot cameras that cost under a hundred dollars to extremely sophisticated models with interchangeable lens, high resolution, and many different accessories. These cameras can cost hundreds, even thousands of dollars to own, but are well worth the money, especially if you like to take a lot of pictures, or specialty shots. You also have video and still cameras that are waterproof, and can be mounted on just about any surface. You can attached them to a helmet, your surfboard, and get some spectacular shots you would never dream of before.
While this is all great, no matter what kind of camera you have or how sophisticated it is, it’s still only as good as the person taking the shot. Sure anyone can point and click, but that doesn’t mean the picture you take is going to be awesome. They only nice part about digital photography is that if you mess up, you can erase it and do it again. However, how many times are you going to erase a picture before you decide that you may need some help taking GOOD pictures? Or maybe you are good, but want to be better. Lot’s of companies nowadays are looking for good freelance photographers, and pay well for a great money shot, maybe you are looking to get in on this business.
If you are looking to get into photography, for fun or profit, then you should learn from the pros. Unfortunately, many pros will charge you a lot of money to learn what they know. If you live in a small community, then there simply isn’t a lot of good photographers to learn from. Not everyone has to time or the patience to teach someone how to take good pictures, or they simply don’t care to.
One of the great things about the internet is that you can find just about anything you are looking for. In fact, some of these choices can be a little overwhelming. However, you don’t have to look far for a great photographer, and one that is willing to help you take those pictures you always dreamed off. Ben Heys is a world renown photographer and has taken high quality photos of just about everything you can imagine. You can learn photography with Ben Heys, and while he isn’t going to actually sit down with you and tell you all his secrets, you can find many photography tutorials by Ben Heys on his website. You can learn things like, ‘Zen and the Art of Learning Photography,’ ‘The Digital Photography Guide,’ and many others. You can learn how to use lighting effects to create one of a kind pictures, and how you can take great shots with just about any kind of camera.
Before you jump right into it, go to Ben’s amazing website and check out his works in detail. You can find his site at benheysphotography.com. You won’t be disappointed.