As I have begun to receive an increasing amount of exposure on dA, it seems that more and more fellow deviants have been asking me for advice. I would like to say that I am most honored that some of you respect my opinion well enough to ask me for my thoughts! In lieu of this trend, I decided it was time to write an article expressing what I have learned about photography. Mind you, I cannot claim to be any real authority on photography, but I have been around long enough to form my own thoughts and ideas on what makes a good photographer - I would like to share my musings with everyone in hopes that you, my fellow deviants, may learn something both helpful and useful!
1. Know the basics of photography
One of the most helpful things I can suggest to new, budding photographers is for them to take the time to learn how shutter speed, aperture, and ISO affect their photos. When I got my hands on a DSLR for the first time, I knew embarrass