Trite but True #1: Research your subject

Over the decades I have tried to learn from the advice, suggestions, and rules given by other photographers. Some ideas I embraced immediately, other I resisted, and still others I just didn’t get. But the ideas were repeated again and again. I came to realize that if a wedding photographer in Taipei was telling me the same thing as a wildlife photographer in Alaska, I should listen-and try out the advice.So, for the next 13 days, I will share this oft-repeated advice by adding a new tip to this column. At the end, if you follow along and try to apply these ideas, you will save yourself years of trial and error. And you’ll have the experience necessary to know when the rule does not fit and what to do then. Continue reading “Trite but True #1: Research your subject”