5 reasons why do people in your photos is a good thing

A post by: Kav DadfarPPImagine this: the speed of your Aperture and shutter speed are selected, your composition looks good, the light is spot on and you’re ready to take your shot when someone unknowingly walks into the frame. They suddenly realize, turn to apologize that you smile and say “no problem” but inside you are seething with anger./PPBut do not panic. Have people in your images may actually be a good thing and in fact, some photo editors prefer people in the photos. More and more differentiated these days that I try to record from people in my shots as it can help the image of the competition./PPIMG class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-64238″ alt=”Kav Dadfar – People In Photos – Walking People” src=”http://www.photo-natural.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/wpid-Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-Walking-People1.jpg” width=”600″ height=”400″/PPSTRONGHere are 5 reasons why including people in your photos can actually improve the composition/STRONG/PPIt’s hard to convey the size of something in a picture without having it in context against something with which we are familiar. For example, if you’re shooting a big tree, bring a person near the tree can brands help the viewer the difference in size. In the same way in landscape photography can bring you high, are a person in the foreground stand out how high you are./PIMG class=”size-full wp-image-64239 ” alt=”Kav Dadfar-People In Photos- Cape Town” src=”http://www.photo-natural.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/wpid-Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-Cape-Town.jpg” width=”600″ height=”381″The climbers on top of table mountain give the feeling of how high it is/PIMG class=” wp-image-64240 ” alt=”Kav Dadfar-People In Photos-Lake District” src=”http://www.photo-natural.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/wpid-Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-Lake-District.jpg” width=”600″ height=”315″The people in this photo help to emphasize the vastness of the scenePIMG class=”size-full wp-image-64247 ” alt=”Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-Tunnel” src=”http://www.photo-natural.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/wpid-Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-Tunnel.jpg” width=”593″ height=”441″With the first is image that you don’t get a sense of how tight the tunnel/PPOne of the great things about including people in your photos is that it helps to communicate the message that you are portraying, the Viewer. For example, a picture of people walking in a landscape scene portraying walking or hiking tours. When translated into the real world, these images can easier for image editors to use as they can guide articles related to that topic. The photo below of someone taking a photo can be used, for example, photography vacation, or to promote an article around photographing people./PIMG class=”wp-image-64241 ” alt=”Kav Dadfar-People In Photos-Cappadocia-Photographing” src=”http://www.photo-natural.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/wpid-Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-Cappadocia-Photographing-400×600.jpg” width=”300″ height=”450″This photo could be used to accompany an article on travel photographyPIMG class=” wp-image-64244 ” alt=”Kav Dadfar-People In Photos-Cappadocia” src=”http://www.photo-natural.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/wpid-Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-Cappadocia-400×600.jpg” width=”300″The hikers in this picture help the sense of adventure/PPThe saying is “a picture is worth a thousand words”. Photos can be incredibly powerful and are an essential part of communicating information. Including people in your photos can help tell a story about a scene that would otherwise feel generic. For example the picture of the tourists looking at the images makes this picture is much stronger and tells the story of tourists admire the images./PIMG class=”size-large wp-image-64249 ” alt=”Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-Venice” src=”http://www.photo-natural.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/wpid-Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-Venice-400×600.jpg” width=”400″ height=”600″Help the tourists in this composition the image tell a story rather than just show a scenePPIncluding people in your photos is a good way to add a point of interest to your photos. This can be particularly gratifying the composition when you have a scene where the colors and patterns very similar (for example, the desert or water). By putting a person in the frame it helps break that repetition and ensures a pleasant end result./PIMG class=”size-full wp-image-64250 ” alt=”Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-Vietnam” src=”http://www.photo-natural.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/wpid-Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-Vietnam.jpg” width=”600″ height=”331″The woman acts as a point of interest in this photo/PIMG class=”size-large wp-image-64248 ” alt=”Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-UAE-Desert” src=”http://www.photo-natural.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/wpid-Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-UAE-Desert-400×600.jpg” width=”400″ height=”600″Including people in scenes such as this is a good way to add interest to the imagePPSome motion blur of people in your photos using a slow shutter speed is a great way of making your images feel more dynamic. This is also a great way of photographing some places as it helps to emphasize how busy they are. As always, when using a slow shutter speed, make sure that you use a tripod to avoid camera shake. Ideally, you want the static parts of the image should be sharp, so that it stands in sharp contrast against the gentle motion blur./PIMG class=”size-full wp-image-64246″ alt=”Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-Istanbul” src=”http://www.photo-natural.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/wpid-Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-Istanbul.jpg” width=”600″ height=”400″Use a slow shutter speed to give people on the move. It’s a great way to diversify your portfolio./PIMG class=”size-full wp-image-64245″ alt=”Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-Istanbul-Hagia-Sofia” src=”http://www.photo-natural.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/wpid-Kav-Dadfar-People-In-Photos-Istanbul-Hagia-Sofia.jpg” width=”600″ height=”400″The movement of the people in this picture helps make the scene more dynamic and intriguingPPNow it’s your turn? Show us your people pictures!/PPSTRONGWant more, here are some related articles to check out:/STRONG/PIMG class=”avatar avatar-78 photo” alt=”” src=”http://0.gravatar.com/avatar/aaed9c06bd947de45e7e0e9b1f050fba?s=78d=blankr=G” width=”78″ height=”78″ PKAV Dadfar is a landscape and travel photographer based in London, England. He spent his formative years working as an art director in the world of advertising. His images are represented by 4Corners images, Getty, Axiom photographic and Alamy. Connect with him on his website and Facebook page./P
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