We say again and again that using original photos in your online articles does wonderful things for your Hubs by adding credibility, a personal touch, additional information, and visual appeal. But what if you’re not a good photographer? Don’t worry- there are some very simple things you can do to make your photos- be they taken with a nice DSLR or your simple cell phone- look good.
This week’s online writing insider (Quick Photo Tips) is positively packed with simple pointers on augmenting your existing photos and building up a strong collection of stock images. Our advice covers:
- Using photos in recipes & photographing food
- What to use as the first photo (in a series of instructional photos)
- Lighting and framing
- Building up stock photos of your own
- Using your own images in abstract pieces
- Using doodles and sketches in your work
- Including photos of yourself
- Making a point of photographing everyday activities
- Using apps to augment smartphone photos
We hope you find these pointers to be helpful. Just remember, you don’t have to be perfect, and the more you practice, the better you’ll become!
What other tips might you like to get? Let us know by sending questions, suggestions, feedback, and requests in an email to podcast-at-HubPages-dot-com.