Have you ever been bombarded with advice on what camera takes the best photos? Almost allamateur and professional shutterbugs have ourpreferences ofsometimes costlycamera bodies, lenses, filters, and other equipment. Foranyone who has ever felt intimidated that they couldn’tcreate and capture great images because of a moderate to lowphotography budget, I have good news.Good compositions can be made from any camera.
The picture below was a finalist in Pleasant Living Magazine’s 2007 photography contest. It was taken with a 3.2 megapixel, fixed lens, point and shoot camera.
A couple ofrules of photography can be seen at work here. First is the “Leading Lines from the sides of the kayak and position of the paddle also leads the eyes of the viewer into the photo.
Sophisticated cameras, equipment, and editing software help photographers create award winning images. But, a beginning snap shot shooter can get professional results by following and mastering a few basic rules of composition.