This article published in Montessori Life in the Fall issue of 2011.
With the plethora of point and shoot digital cameras, there is almost always somebody taking photographs in your school. If not, you wish somebody did. There are two aspects to photography; one is having the eye which sees the photo and the other is the technical part of the camera. How to control shutter speed, aperture, ISO, white balance, bracketing, etc., could be overwhelming. However, without the need to learn about your camera settings, there are some “tips” that can improve your vision when you compose your photographs. I have collected 10 tips that will help you take better pictures instantly. These tips are easy to implement and are effective. When you finish reading this article, you will feel that you are going to take better pictures the next time you pick up your camera.