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Outdoor Photography Tips (from an amateur photographer)

My 10 tips and favourite photo apps for improving your outdoor photographs and Instagram feed.

By: Danielle Leroux + Save to a List

Over the past year, I have really come to love photography and I may have a slight addiction to Instagram. Whether it’s capturing a sunrise mid-run, sharing a colourful and tasty meal, or taking in the views during a hike, I have a lot of fun taking photos. 

Here are 10 photography tips I have picked up along the way. 

Read the full post with explanations and pictures here: http://wildcoasttales.com/2016/11/30/photography-tips-from-an-amateur-photographer/

  1. Your iPhone can do the trick
  2. Use an app to edit your photos: find out what my favourite apps are here
  3. Don't just take one photo
  4. Tilt your camera horizontally
  5. Focus on a single object instead of a vast landscape
  6. Go explore and travel
  7. Take advantage of the light
  8. Look around and find those unique views
  9. Get inspired
  10. Keep your elbows close to your body in order to stabilize your phone or camera

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