Eddy Poon

Here I post some of my photos. Sometimes I share other amusements I encounter. I am reachable at my personal site.

Sunday, July 08, 2007

How to take better pictures? 98% of the time they can be improved by getting closer to the subject. Telephoto lenses are not the answer.

I experienced this again, and again. For example, I met this group of street performers over the weekend. They didn't mind I was taking pictures, and few gathered to listen, so I was free to experiment. I found out that as I got closer to them, the photos came out better.

For more thoughts on photography, I recommend the Lenswork.

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