Joseph Holmes, a native of Berkeley and a landscape photographer who’s been making fine art prints since the late 1960′s, joins us today on Advancing Your Photography to share his photo tips. Joe’s goal is to make pictures that change people’s outlook on the world, by giving unspoiled nature a powerful voice in our affairs. He discusses how composition is the most important aspect of a photographer’s work, especially in landscape and other fine art photography.
So how does one take a life-changing photograph? Holmes says that you need to work hard and explore every photographic technique so as to bring the greatest rendering capability to ‘the shot’ when you find it. He gives tips for using the histogram for creating well-exposed digital captures. One of his composition tips is one that many beginners forget: all four edges of your composition should appear quite deliberate in their placement! Watch the full interview for these tips and more on taking landscape photos!