Why you shouldn’t follow composition rules but might also know some. They can still however be a great path towards better photography and narration.

People photographing things on a ferry in Denmark.

Can photography be great when you follow composition rules?

If you are a beginner or casual amateur, you will find tips and tricks to enhance your photographic abilities almost everywhere. Many will state that a good photograph is about applying essential rules. Follow them, or you will never take great photos.

Beginners, avid to rapidly progress using insiders’ tricks…

The Polaroid Mint is a plastic instant camera without a screen. Hello optical viewfinder.

It prints using a thermal color process and saves pictures as JPEGs — almost no settings. Five press-buttons (one to trigger), a slightly hidden reset one, and one high-power LED flash.

It also has a micro…

Everyone has the best tips. They’ve already posted them online. Here my three more, probably good-enough random tips for model photography.

1 — Make things comfortable with essential goods.

While your model may work for free, cash, or prints, providing essential comfort is always a plus. Having water to drink…

Tristan Zand

I like to hide behind sunglasses/music/photo/tech/arts/politics/whatever/oh and bass... Experimental photography and conceptual media. http://zand.net

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