Ask PMS – Photography Tips for beginners
We get asked for lots of photography tips on our courses, and the same questions come up quite often. These range from “why can’t I get a decent picture of…” to “what bit of kit should I buy next?” So, we’re putting together some of the more common questions with some common sense advice that we hope you find helpful. Perhaps you’re looking for photography tips for beginners, perhaps you have a specific problem with your equipment, or problems with photographic composition. You could also consider some one to one photography training, or join our photography mentoring service.
This is an ongoing work in progress and we will update over the coming months. If you have any issues which you think we can help with get in touch and we’ll see what we can do. We’ve seen thousands of people and hundreds different cameras, so we probably can. Remember that our comments are UK based, so we are talking generally about UK conditions unless we say otherwise. It’s a lot sunnier in America, and a lot of photography tips that people find on the web are not true here.
It may be that your lens is just not really wide enough… Read more
There are two problems here… Read more
White balance is one of those mystery settings that… Read more
People on photography courses often ask us this… Read more
Sometimes you need a faster shot and… Read more
Have you ever been disappointed after making a colour photo black and white?… Read more
Your on-camera flash tends to make the foreground glary and the background dark, but… Read more