Photo Tip #3
Here’s a tip that even the pros have to remember sometimes. As a photographer you are responsible for everthing in the image. That makes the background as important as the foreground.
Below is a shot from a Georgia photographer whom I am tutoring this summer. She is just getting started in still photography. Here is one of her first shots.
Try this: put your hand over the brick wall and see what jumps out at you. Then take the hand away and see what jumps out at you this time. I know it is somewhat trendy to use brick walls but sometimes a brick wall is just a brick wall. And that means that sometimes a brickwall gets in the way of a good image.