2014年一定要身体力行的100种摄影生活(上)

许多玩家对摄影的技术与理论,想必是了若指掌,而街头摄影师Eric Kim就曾在网路上发表,有关摄影技术、理论的100个建议箴言,也许能给正在摄影之路迷惘的你一些崭新思维方向,并转化成自身能量,尝试突破瓶颈,创作出比过去更优秀的摄影作品。

当我们的摄影之路遇到瓶颈与障碍,停滞不前时,该怎么办呢?摄影师Eric Kim列举了一些不错的心得与建议,协助大家冲破瓶颈,也让我们的摄影创作之路更宽广,有更多创意概念和可能性。

1. Just because someone has an expensive camera doesn’t mean that they’re a good photographer.

有昂贵的摄影器材,不代表他就是一位厉害的摄影师。

2. Always shoot in RAW. Always.

永远使用RAW档拍摄。

3. Prime lenses help you learn to be a better photographer.

定焦镜头可以让你学着如何当一位更好的摄影师。

4. Photo editing is an art in itself.

后制本身是一门艺术。

5. The rule of thirds works 99% of the time.

构图三分法则在99%的情况下都适用。

6. Macro photography isn’t for everybody.

微距摄影不一定适合每个人。

7. UV filters work just as well as lens caps.

保护镜能胜任镜头盖的工作。

8. Go outside & shoot photos rather than spending hours a day on photography forums.

出去拍照几小时胜过在摄影论坛鬼混。

9. Capture the beauty in the mundane and you have a winning photograph.

想得奖?试着捕捉平凡中的美丽吧。

10. Film isn’t better than digital.

底片不一定比数位好。

11. Digital isn’t better than film.

数位不一定比底片好。

12. There is no “magic” camera or lens.

有神奇魔力的相机或镜头根本不存在。

13. Better lenses don’t give you better photos.

好的镜头不代表会给你更好的照片。

14. Spend less time looking at other people’s work and more time shooting your own.

多花点时间拍摄自己的作品,少一点时间观看别人的作品。

15. Don’t take your DSLR to parties.

不要带着你的数位单眼相机参加派对。

16. Girls dig photographers.

女孩子喜欢摄影师。

17. Making your photos b/w doesn’t automatically make them “artsy”.

照片转成黑白不代表你很有文青艺术气息。

18. People will always discredit your work if you tell them you “photoshop” your images. Rather, tell them that you process them in the “digital darkroom”.

跟别人说照片用PS后制过会被人不屑,所以请说你是在数位暗房内做调整。

19. You don’t need to take a photo of everything.

你不需要对每件事情拍照。

20. Have at least 2 backups of all your images. Like they say in war, two is one, one is none.

为你的照片多备份,就像战争中两个等于一个,一个等于没有。

21. Ditch the neck strap and get a handstrap.

使用手腕带,不要再使用背带。

22. Get closer when taking your photos, they often turn out better.

靠近你要拍摄的被摄主体,照片会开始变好。

23. Be a part of a scene while taking a photo; not a voyeur.

拍摄时与环境融为一体,不要偷窥。

24. Taking a photo crouched often make your photos look more interesting.

低角度蹲着拍,会更有趣。

25. Worry less about technical aspects and focus more on compositional aspects of photography.

关注构图技巧,多于相机硬体。

26. Tape up any logos on your camera with black gaffers tape- it brings a lot less attention to you.

把你的相机品牌贴起来,低调拍照。

27. Always underexpose by 2/3rds of a stop when shooting in broad daylight.

大白天拍照永远降2/3EV曝光值拍摄。

28. The more photos you take, the better you get.

拍的越多,就会拍的越好。

29. Don’t be afraid to take several photos of the same scene at different exposures, angles, or apertures.

不要害怕重覆拍摄同一个场景,尝试运用不同的曝光,角度与光圈。

30. Only show your best photos.

只秀示出你优秀的照片。

31. A point-and-shoot is still a camera.

傻瓜相机也是相机。

32. Join an online photography forum.

加入一个摄影论坛。

33. Critique the works of others.

学会看人家的作品。

34. Think before you shoot.

拍摄前先思考。

35. A good photo shouldn’t require explanation (although background information often adds to an image).

好的照片不需要文字加以解释。

36. Alcohol and photography do not mix well.

拍照不喝酒。

37. Draw inspiration from other photographers but never worship them.

不要崇拜其他摄影师,但可以从他身上受到启发。

38. Grain is beautiful.

颗粒感是美的。

39. Ditch the photo backpack and get a messenger bag. It makes getting your lenses and camera a whole lot easier.

放弃后背包,使用侧背包,可更快速地拿取你的相机。

40. Simplicity is key.

简单是关键。

41. The definition of photography is: “painting with light.” Use light in your favor.

光是摄影最重要的事,运用它。

42. Find your style of photography and stick with it.

找出你的风格,并紧抱着它。

43. Having a second monitor is the best thing ever for photo processing.

后制拥有双萤幕是一件好事。

44. Silver EFEX pro is the best b/w converter.

Silver EFEX pro是优秀的黑白转换软体。

45. Carry your camera with you everywhere. Everywhere.

不管去哪都带着你的相机。

46. ​​Never let photography get in the way of enjoying life.

不要让摄影干预你享受生活的乐趣。

47. Don’t pamper your camera. Use and abuse it.

不要过度保护你的相机,好好使用它。

48. Take straight photos.

拍摄直式构图的照片。

49. Shoot with confidence.

带着自信拍摄。

50. Photography and juxtaposition are best friends.

摄影与陈列是好朋友。

编辑观点:新年交际正是对过去的总结和对未来的规划,本文提出的100种生活自然不是说每种都要做到,只是一些可以让摄影更有乐趣的方法,选择适合自己的最重要。

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