10 Easy Steps To Advanced Photography Skills

7. Take Your Camera Everywhere

Don’t just take your camera out on those rare occasions when you actually decide to set aside a portion of your day for photography. Face it: we’re all busy people with real lives, and setting aside three to four hours for anything extracurricular is tough. But it takes only a few seconds to get inspired for a photo, and it’s no good if your camera is back home.

Gulfoss in Iceland. Catholic theologians of old believed this was the entrance to hell.

Gulfoss in Iceland. Catholic theologians of old believed this was the entrance to hell.

Keep it in the trunk of your car in a fun little photo backpack, with a small selection of lenses. You never know when you will see something wonderful. Use this opportunity to take at least one photo a day. It doesn’t have to be a grand landscape; just something small and nice that you may not have noticed before.

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