22 Jul Night Photography: 12 Essential Techniques, with Fuji X cameras
I often discuss with my friends about the tips and tricks in all kind of photography fields. It is good to share your knowledge within a group of photographers. “Let the envy go away and act like a true member of a growing family of photographers”, I say.
Each one has its own vision and original concepts and it is very profitable to share some of the techniques you have, based on your own experiences, which most of them were acquired on a trial and error approach. We often make our own mistakes, even if we were taught about them in the first place. It is good to make mistakes in photography – this is the most powerful way to learn, for good, the correct ways.
As a travel photographer, dealing with situations and places that might never occur again, you have to be prepared to record the relevant moments of your journey. You get driven to quiet places, crowded places, during sunny days or in the shade, even rain. You may be blessed with a beautiful and soft morning light, or the magic blue hour after the sunset, but oftentimes you also get the harsh light of the day – and you have the eternal 2 choices :
The first choice: To wait for the perfect moment,