50 Tips

1. UV Filters are complette waste of time

2. Lens Hood aren't a necessity

3. If you're not using the hood, put it away

4. Don't treat your DSLR like it's your baby

5. Stop hating on others.

6. Get cheap lans caps

7. Pack light

8. Use a zoom for convenience

9. Prime will make you think more

10. 35mm is the most practical one lens setup

11. But 50mm just looks better

12. Better camera doesn't make better photos

13. Know how your camera works before going out to shoot

14. Always be ready for the shot.

15. P-Mode isn't just for beginners

16. Bump the ISO if needed

17. Auto ISO is yout best friend

18. Rely on rule of thirds

19. Take lots of shots

20. Don't take photos of any old shit

21. If your picture isn't good enough you're not close enough - Robert Capa

22. Contemplate you shot

23. The best equipment doesn't help if you're not standing in the best spot.

24. Sharpness is overrated

25. Concept is king

26. Don't like a wrong un

27. Don't drink and shoot

28. Do it when you're full of engery

29. Sometimes it feels great to wake up really early

30. Think about what light you want

31. Emulate some of the style of the greats to get you started

32. ...but don't keep doing it

33. Photography is as much a reflection of the person taking the photo

34. Shoot to please no one apart from youself

35. Discreet or direct - it isn't all that important

36. Seeting themes keeps you focused

37. Change every once in a while to keep things fresh

38. Everyone has creative blocks

39. Be critical of yourself

40. Seeing is not enough, you have to feel what you photograph. - Andre Kertesz

41. You need to be there with a camera

42. The Relationsship is about you and the Subjekt, not you and the Camera.

43. Stop chimping

44. Be brutal when it come to, deleting awful photos.

45. Show only your best photo

46. Changing photos to B&W Doesn't make an uninteresting shot interesting

47. Look at other people's work

48. Post your work online let people critique your work

49. There is no Easy way

50. Kauf dir einen Mac ;D