In our other posts, we have gone over many tips on how to compose better photographs and how to expose images properly. The next facet that needs to be mastered is using color in your photography. A solid understanding of basic color theory will vastly improve both your color photography and even black and white images.
A good photographer needs to know the secrets of how to use color in order to capture unforgettable and interesting photographs. It is also increasingly important to make use of the benefits that digital technology offer.
Years ago, when analog film was the only option, photographers needed to shoot different film stocks for each lighting condition they came across. This usually meant lugging multiple cameras around. Now, with DSLRs, we have virtually complete control over ever aspect of the color – all from a single camera in a matter of seconds.
This series will teach ten important tips for how to take color photography. You will learn how to use the correct camera settings and image compositions for each situation. It will teach you why certain colors work well together and others don’t. These simple tips will transform your photography into a whole new level.