- Pick an action: laughter, natural smiling, daydreaming, playing alone, picking on brother...whatever it is pick an action that you want to catch over the weekend.
- Have your camera ready at all times and be watching for that action to arise. Sometimes you can even help that action come to the surface...That's not cheating.
- Fire away. Depending on the action you may have to be quick or sneaky. You may have to change perspective by getting on the floor or getting way up high.
- Try to get in as close as you can. I call this getting intimate with your subject. The further your subject is from you the less impact the photo makes. For example what looks better...a photo of your child laughing from across the room or a close up of just him filling the frame laughing and giggling.
A Photo Project for the weekend - Candid Moments
by Cody Johnson | Nov 18, 2011 | Art & Decor
One of the keys of taking good photographs is timing and being decisive. Notice I said photographs, not pictures. One of the main differences between a photograph and a snapshot is timing. This weekend a great project to practice your timing and capturing that decisive moment. You can do that by: