This week we have a special blog, our very first ever guest blog post! Lindsey Gagnon our feature supplier this month is an amazing photographer for nature and portrait. She has put together a short post with some tips on how to take the best photos without having to spend a lot of money on equipment or a lot of time editing.
Take it away Lindsey:
Photography doesn't always need fancy tools and expensive equipment. Use the light you have around you. Highlight the side of your subject's face beside a window, or even a computer screen. Reflect back light using a white piece of paper, or even coloured for different effects. If you are shooting still life, slow your shutter speed and lightly "paint" your subject with a flash light in areas you want to highlight. Try different things. The glorious thing about our digital age, is it doesn't cost you to practice. Don't like a shot? Learn from what you did, delete and move on! Photography, like any other skill, relies on patience and practice! Good luck!
Hopefully you enjoyed this quick post, I for one will be trying her tip about using the computer screen as a light source!
If you want to see some of Lindsey's work be sure to check her out online: