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The Traveling Photographer by Sandra Petrowitz

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18 On To Something New

Seven Tips for More Variety

Nothing but chocolate, all day every day? Sounds enticing, but eventually it will all start to taste the same. With photography, we can run into a similar sort of problem: If you shoot from the same perspective, with the same focal length, and use the same concept for every image, you and your viewers will grow bored. Trying out new things is an effective way to break out of your old habits, both when you’re on the road and in familiar climates. This chapter includes seven tips for trying something new – you’re on your own for number eight and beyond.

Experiment with Depth of Field

Your favorite aperture is f/8? It might be time to step out and play the field. It’s ultimately up to you, the photographer, ...

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