Tutorial Tuesdays #1: Improving Composition Tutorial Tuesdays #1: Improving CompositionMore Like This
Here are some helpful tutorials on understanding good composition and the rule of thirds:
A quick guide to composition
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A list of all Tutorial Tuesday posts can be found HERE
Tutorial Tuesdays is a new blog that PhotographersClub will use to share helpful tips and tutorials to on photography including composition, equipment, post processing etc.
Ten Tips for Photographing Food1) Set the Table...More Like This
In the image above, claremanson not only photographs something that looks enticingly delicious and creative, but she has additionally set the scene. She's made up the 'table' so to speak, so that it compliments and even enhances the Food that she's photographing. Looking carefully at your setting is a fantastic way of making your Food look good and unique. It's cheap too, just look at using glasses, sometimes with liquid in them, colourful tablecloths, napkins or any other items that might suit your image. Within cookery books these days, images that 'set the scene' are becoming increasingly more popular and widely used.
2) Play with your Food...
Here, LADYW has not just made a 'salad' or an arrangement of food. She's looked carefully at how she can arrange her food in the most creative and complimentary way. Using shapes and colour to make something look good
Motivation Con Story #1More Like This
When you’re at con, a lot of people obsess about how they are presented to others, like if their cosplays are correct, at times they care so much on their clothing that even when they act in character, they do not feel right. Their performance drops as their concern for their cosplay grows and it’s just a horrible cycle. And with this, they fear they would never be recongized, never have fun, never have anyone like them.
I had one of those moments a few years ago.
Back then i was really heavy into wanting to cosplay Russia from Hetalia, having used 150 dollars from my graduation money to buy the nessacary items (whuch was practcally all of it). But when the items arrived, they were all *wrong*, the coat was missing details, it was *white* the pants were off, and the wig waslong and *brown*. At that point, I kinda gave up on him. I figured despite that I loved being him, I just couldn’t face with such an atrocious outfit. Luckily, my sister talked to me about it, that
5 Simple Tips to Better CosplayBefore I start, I just want to clarify that I'm by no means an expert at all this. I've only been cosplaying a year and I still have a lot to learn, but my tutorials and cosplays get positive responses and I'm often asked how I do certain things, so I decided to put up a few tips that have helped me get where I am.More Like This
1. Find a good cosplay photographer
I cannot stress how important this is. I've seen way too many great cosplayers who only have shots taken by their friends or family and it makes me sad their missing out on the attention they could get towards their cosplay if they just had some good photos.
How do I find a good photographer?
Pay attention to cosplayers from your area, whether it be Cosplay.com, WorldCosplay, Facebook or right here on DeviantArt. If you find someone who has a cosplay picture that you really like, ask them who did their photo shoot and ask for their contact information. If you're at a convention, look out for people with expensive camer