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Spray and Pray – Learn From The Good AND The Bad

How does a beginning Photographer take better pictures?

Have you ever heard the phrase, “spray and pray?” It means that you take tons of pictures and hope one or two will be worthy of keeping.

princess taken with no thought
This is the first shot – no thought given to composition.. just point and shoot.

There was a comment recently on one of the camera forums that basically suggested we go back to film photography. The reason was that it will give the photographer reason to think before shooting.

“Spray and pray” is not a tactic that one would employ when doing film photography. It would be far too expensive and, indeed, a waste of time. Continue reading Spray and Pray – Learn From The Good AND The Bad