Most of us aim to make beautiful and excellent photos. If we take a look at some photos that circulated on the Internet as a photo model, fashion, wedding, and advertising, usually focused on the beauty or perfection.
Then, how can we create beautiful photos? Surely we must learn what is beautiful and perfection perceived by ordinary people.
In a research in the field of psychology, found that people tend to like the photos a bright and high contrast. In addition, people usually love photos that have rich colors, such as landscapes, sunset and sunrise.
People also love photos that look sharp, so the debate between the lens or camera brand which makes images sharper always crowded on photography forums.
In the portrait photos (photos of people), some people even love pictures of beautiful models. A pretty face usually has a form of symmetry and good proportion. Beautiful face also has free skin acne or freckles on the face and of course smooth. Therefore, many photographers use image processing to smooth human face which is usually not perfect.
In a photo portrait of women, usually those who like tall, slim model with long legs, slim waist but large-sized breasts. As for men, people love the chest and abdominal muscular, tall and broad-shouldered.
But be careful because each area and different cultures. For example, in Indonesia, the pretty white woman consider as beautiful, whereas in the west, brown skin more beautiful than white skin that looks pale. Therefore, they love to sunbath to get brown skin.
Create beautiful images are not hard to be imagines:
- Good photo composition.
- The use / placement of light source / lighting appropriate to highlight things that are beautiful that did not cover.
- Mastery of digital imaging to create more beautiful images again (but beware too much!).
- Less is more: Focus to the beautiful.
- Find a landscape or a beautiful person as model take a shot.
- Mastery basic photography and use the right lens.
- Note the harmony and balance: color, texture and the relationship between subject and background are to be considered.
Now it’s easy to make beautiful photos, right? But photography is not limited to just making beautiful pictures of course. Photo journalism for example, it is deliberately avoiding pretty and beautiful. Instead seek unfavorable living conditions, such as victims of war, earthquakes and others.
There is also human interest that is only focus on scenes and reality of life such as natural. In addition there are photographers that focus to capture things that are often found around the house. Although for some people will think photography is not beautiful and boring, but with a certain composition and lighting, photos can look more attractive.