Shooting With Intent ~ Rick Berk

A good friend of mine is passionate about photography, and she recently acquired  a reminder of the way she approaches photography.  A tattoo that wraps  around her bicep that states simply “Shoot With Intent”. This is one of the  biggest lessons a beginning photographer can learn.  It’s very easy to go  out with a camera, set it on AUTO, and come back with some nice, perhaps even  great images.  Today’s cameras make that fairly easy, even without shooting  on full auto. If you’re using aperture priority or shutter priority, just  allowing the camera to come up with an correct exposure, you can still great  images without considering all aspects of the exposure.  However, without  considering all aspects of the exposure and allowing the camera to make  decisions for you, you’re not really shooting with intent.

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