slow, slow, slow
Slowing down in photography is not an easy thing as everything can happen fast. However, pressing the shutter only when you are sure to have a photo worth taking, can be a very extraordinary method. Here some tips to get better results, and slow down at the same time.
One crucial element is framing; so studying the surroundings is paramount. If the considered subject is in your frame, take some time to think where the subject is concerning everything else in the frame. By reflecting everything towards your subject, you will be able to make better choices about how to get the moments you are attempting to capture.
Waiting for the right light by using the best light source you can get, means to be patient if using it to its full potential. That's means to be patient and wait until it satisfies your needs.
Taking sunsets, you should think of making the image an hour before sunset. The low angle of the sun creates a pleasing source of light, much more than when it’s directly overhead. Right after sunrise the low angle and warm colors are still possible to get.
Learn your camera functions, pick one thing and learn it effectively, and in doing so, the different components will start to come together. Taking a slow approach might not seem ideal at first, but it will help you produce distinguished results in the end.