Posts Tagged ‘Photography Articles’

4 Tips to Building a Career With Digital Photography

January 26th, 2012 No comments

Imagine that you are online, reading newspaper or watching TV. Have you ever had a moment that you fail to see a picture? And ever since photography went into digital, it has sparked more people to become professional photographer.

Often, how the pictures turn out depend on the photographer’s experience. That is why famous photographers’ pictures are more outstanding. Think about how much money you can make when your pictures stand out from the crowd.

Continue reading when you want to build a career with digital photography:

1. Learn the art

The first thing you need to keep in mind is that photography is an art. Like a professional artist, you need to know your profession. Professional photographers get their reputation today through continuous learning.

When you are starting out to make money with digital photography, make sure you learn the art through books, clinics and practice how to shoot right.

2. Equipments

You need to start looking at professional DSLR camera when you want to become a professional photographer. The compact digital cameras are just not meant to build your career with digital photography.

Luckily the DSLR cameras nowadays are getting more affordable. Today, you can get a DSLR camera and extra lenses with investment less than $1000. That just feels great doesn’t it?

3. Portfolio

Now, you must have an impressive portfolio in order to make money with photography. This is to show your potential clients what you have achieved.

Put your best work in the portfolio as that is what your potential clients are going to judge you with. Your skills and creativity will determine whether you can land the job or not.

4. Being different

You need an identity in the market. Express yourself with how you capture your subject. Your potential clients will appreciate something different yet aligned to their needs.

The bottom line is, you need to be unique.

michael wong

Oblique Aerial Photography – What is it and How is it Used?

December 4th, 2011 No comments

Oblique aerial photography is usually undertaken using a high-wing light aircraft and a photographer with a hand held camera. A high quality digital SLR is best, not only due to the quality of the images but the weight of the camera body will aid the photographer in providing a sturdy platform from which to take photos.

Construction photography will usually use oblique aerial photography to some degree as it can provide a variety of angles from number of different directions. Where a large building is being constructed this type of photography will allow the customer to visualise the building in its surroundings before it is finished. Computer Generated Images (CGI) can also be used for this. A construction company may also commission progress photography which will use oblique images to show the progress of the building work at regular intervals.

Oblique aerial photography has several advantages over vertical photography:-

  • It can show the front/vertical aspect of buildings.
  • It can show a greater area of the ground looking into the distance.
  • It can give a better perspective of height in surrounding terrain and buildings.
  • It provides a more dramatic platform for CGI.
  • It is more aesthetically pleasing for display event aerial photography.
  • Keith McGregor