10 Sayings That Will Improve Your Photography

Words by Scott Bourne - A Platypod Pro
Edited by Eryka Bagwell

Each of the following sayings is an attempt to drill down to the most basic tip we can come up with to immediately improve someone’s photography. These are things we have picked up over the years reading great works by great photographers like Ansel Adams for instance.

In no particular order…

  1. Background, Background, Background
  2. The Camera Looks Both Ways
  3. When In Doubt, Leave It Out
  4. If Your Photos Aren’t Good Enough, You Aren’t Close Enough
  5. If You Want To Backlight, Shoot Tight
  6. Feel Your Way To A Photograph
  7. Make Pictures, Don’t Just Take Pictures
  8. The Most Interesting Subjects Make For The Most Interesting Pictures
  9. Depth Of Feeling, Not Depth Of Field
  10. To Make A Photograph, Is To Make A Memory