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Coming down to shoot at eye level to kid size creates a picture of their world. The pleasing color and symmetry enhance the quintessential moment of sportsmanship between the kids’ team, which tells as powerful a story as the homerun hit.


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Kida are always in action. Using a panning technique can magnify the feeling of motion.


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Want to create a strong image? Fill the frame with the story you are telling – keep it simple. A faster shutter speed freezes the water and the boy’s delighted gesture and smile.


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A lot of thought and pre planning go into a large group photo. Consider the proximity of subjects, varying their heights, background, and clothing. 


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A weekend visit to a local farm, or the annual state fair offer unique props and settings for special portraits. Sometimes there may even be a nearby cow ready to pose.


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Leading lines – the lines of the porch lead your eye to the subject and the color scheme is simple, which makes for a serene setting of a family elder. The touch of the grandfather to the family pet speaks to their lifelong bond.


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Picking your spot ahead of time, using a telephotos lens with a fast shutter speed and using continuous shooting or burst mode increases your chances of getting a fabulous sports shot.


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Detail shots tell a story all by themselves


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Great photographs convey emotion, and using alternative processes or special effects, even on your cell phone, can create an antique feel.


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Ordinarily, you don’t want to crop people is half, but in this case, it emphasizes the young girl and the reflection is an artistic point of view.


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