Best Fall Photography Tips Revealed
Happy autumn! As the beginning of fall marks the autumnal equinox, and with it brings some of our favorite things like cool nights, clear days, gorgeous foliage, and pumpkin-flavored everything!
This is also our favorite time of year for photography. You can’t beat autumn backdrops for photos, whether you’re taking pics of the family for holiday cards or trying to capture nature’s beautiful color displays.
As you set off with your camera in hand, here are a few tips on to get the best fall photos.
There is little more awe-inspiring than a dazzling sunset. It’s only natural to want to snap up the brilliant colors, fluffy clouds, and blazing-red sun. But how do you take sunset pictures so that they inspire as much awe as the sunset itself?
Here are a few of our pro tips:
The key trick to capturing beautiful sunsets is actually the opposite of astrophotography. Instead of setting a long exposure time, you’ll want to opt for a shorter one. The result will be brighter and richer colors and hues.
Shooting on location can be an exciting opportunity for any photographer—whether you’re an amateur or seasoned pro. And what better place to have a fun summer photo shoot than the beach? You can take your pick (pun intended) of action shots of friends riding the waves or get the whole family together to pose around the latest sand castle creation.
No matter what type of beach photos you decide to take, you can create some breathtaking photos given the right setting and lighting. But keep in mind that a beach photo shoot is not without its challenges. Consider these tips to optimize your pictures:
August is our last month to live summer to its fullest potential! So, in the spirit of sharpening our photography skills and taking some time to have fun every day, we’ve decided to create a month-long photo challenge.
The rules are simple: for the month of August, use our daily prompts (listed below) to share one photo per day on Twitter or Instagram. Just be sure to caption the post with that day’s prompt, and use the hashtag #SMPphotochallenge so we can all see what we’re sharing.
Depending on the prompt, you may decide to share a scanned photo from your collection, or take a new photo that day. To make August even more memorable, challenge your friends and family to join in – it’s a great way to stay connected and practice photography.
The August Photo Challenge Daily Prompts