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Jan 14, 2013 15:32:58   #
kenm54
 
Every time I think I have taken a georgous picture. I look at this website and feel like such an amature Iam embarrassed to post any of my pictures however being a newbie Iam dying to hear what somebody thinks of the pics I take. If I finally get up the courage to post a picture please take it easy on me.

I'm trying my best to learn but frankly just do not know what makes a great picture from a mediocre one. Thank you all for all for your post I learn a little more from each one.

Building up the courage to post a picture.........
Kenm54
 
Jan 14, 2013 15:34:10   #
CJartist
 
kenm54 wrote:
Every time I think I have taken a georgous picture. I look at this website and feel like such an amature Iam embarrassed to post any of my pictures however being a newbie Iam dying to hear what somebody thinks of the pics I take. If I finally get up the courage to post a picture please take it easy on me.

I'm trying my best to learn but frankly just do not know what makes a great picture from a mediocre one. Thank you all for all for your post I learn a little more from each one.

Building up the courage to post a picture.........
Kenm54
Every time I think I have taken a georgous picture... (show quote)


Ken try again, but don't view before sending
Jan 14, 2013 15:37:33   #
Wendy2
 
kenm54 wrote:
Every time I think I have taken a georgous picture. I look at this website and feel like such an amature Iam embarrassed to post any of my pictures however being a newbie Iam dying to hear what somebody thinks of the pics I take. If I finally get up the courage to post a picture please take it easy on me.

I'm trying my best to learn but frankly just do not know what makes a great picture from a mediocre one. Thank you all for all for your post I learn a little more from each one.

Building up the courage to post a picture.........
Kenm54
Every time I think I have taken a georgous picture... (show quote)


Go for it! That is how you learn from others.
Jan 14, 2013 15:50:32   #
sarge69
 
POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT

Sarge69
Jan 14, 2013 16:40:12   #
JR1 (banned)
 
sarge69 wrote:
POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT - POST IT

Sarge69


100%

You WILL get criticisim, but constructive
Jan 14, 2013 16:46:39   #
Bubu
 
Practice, practice, practice, then follow the above.
 
Jan 14, 2013 16:58:13   #
rt1379
 
kenm54 wrote:
Every time I think I have taken a georgous picture. I look at this website and feel like such an amature Iam embarrassed to post any of my pictures however being a newbie Iam dying to hear what somebody thinks of the pics I take. If I finally get up the courage to post a picture please take it easy on me.

I'm trying my best to learn but frankly just do not know what makes a great picture from a mediocre one. Thank you all for all for your post I learn a little more from each one.



Building up the courage to post a picture.........
Kenm54
Every time I think I have taken a georgous picture... (show quote)




:| C'mon Kenm54... just do it ...


I was taught how to remove the lens cap in just over a week by the folks in here ... in two weeks I realized that the shiny part of the camera goes to the front ... three weeks and I knew that the silver button on top makes a cute clicking noise! ... and this week I'm anticipating a photo to come out of the bottom of the camera... but no sign of it yet ? ...
Next week I'm getting to see into a Theresa's "knicker drawer" ... apparently! ...

Do it.... post a picture ..... the encouragement's and advise given in here far outweighs the pain of the constructive criticisms given .. ...

:thumbup:
Jan 14, 2013 17:11:17   #
Horseart
 
Come on Ken, Just go for it. Sure, you'll get some criticism, but so what. We've all taken a few beatings. Grow your skin a little thicker and dive in. If they beat you up remind them that everyone doesn't start as a pro, that some are here to teach, some to show off and some to learn. Just put yourself in the "learning" group and when they snap at you, tell them they stink, laugh about it and go shoot some more! I promise you, they cannot hurt you!!!!
Jan 14, 2013 17:17:54   #
rt1379
 
:thumbup:... correct... and if all else fails you still have the delete button .. I use mine lots! :shock:
Jan 14, 2013 17:22:25   #
jerryc41 (a regular here)
 
kenm54 wrote:
Every time I think I have taken a georgous picture. I look at this website and feel like such an amature Iam embarrassed to post any of my pictures however being a newbie Iam dying to hear what somebody thinks of the pics I take. If I finally get up the courage to post a picture please take it easy on me.

I'm trying my best to learn but frankly just do not know what makes a great picture from a mediocre one. Thank you all for all for your post I learn a little more from each one.

Building up the courage to post a picture.........
Kenm54
Every time I think I have taken a georgous picture... (show quote)

The point is not show off a perfect picture. The point is to take a nice picture, something you like, and show us.
Jan 14, 2013 17:58:11   #
Sonoran Rat
 
kenm54 wrote:
Every time I think I have taken a georgous picture. I look at this website and feel like such an amature Iam embarrassed to post any of my pictures however being a newbie Iam dying to hear what somebody thinks of the pics I take. If I finally get up the courage to post a picture please take it easy on me.

I'm trying my best to learn but frankly just do not know what makes a great picture from a mediocre one. Thank you all for all for your post I learn a little more from each one.

Building up the courage to post a picture.........
Kenm54
Every time I think I have taken a georgous picture... (show quote)


kenn54, don't worry about what someone else thinks, sometimes (most by far) its good and sometimes may be not. Everyone here has the same goals and that's to be better photographers. Please Post
 
Jan 14, 2013 19:13:54   #
sinatraman (first to hit 1k posts)
 
what I have found is that new photographers tend to UNDERESTIMATE their talent. I have been a photographer for 44 years, yet am constantly amazed at the quality and composition of photos posted by brand new photographers.

As for composition, that is totally subjective. give 10 photographers the same subject matter to shoot, and you will get 30 different photos. My suggestion is to first learn what makes a technically correct photo (depth of field, using large or small apertures, use of shutter speed to stop action or show motion. Then work on composition. The answer is Bryan Petersen. Get his books "understanding exposure" also learning to see creatively. In plain English and with fantastic photos,he will get you comfortable with the fundamentals. My entire approach to photography changed after reading learning to see creatively.
Jan 14, 2013 19:45:00   #
RealBohemian
 
such an amature Iam embarrassed to post...

You lost me what are you ? Immature or amateur?
Jan 14, 2013 19:51:44   #
Wendy2
 
RealBohemian wrote:
such an amature Iam embarrassed to post...

You lost me what are you ? Immature or amateur?


Why not use words of encouragement. Let's give him a warm welcome :)
Jan 14, 2013 19:58:52   #
RealBohemian
 
Wendy2 wrote:
RealBohemian wrote:
such an amature Iam embarrassed to post...

You lost me what are you ? Immature or amateur?


Why not use words of encouragement. Let's give him a warm welcome :)


Sorry Wendy,
my Inglis is not that good,so i try to understand what he is about ,no harm meant
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