Photo Tips: How To Capture DRAMA in Your Photos!

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How do you capture drama in your photos?  Before I share my opinion, I want to start by asking for yours.  Please leave your thoughts in the comments today because there isn’t one right answer.  This was a question I felt challenged by while in Angkor Wat.


Capturing drama feels easier to me when doing Portraits or Weddings.  People alone are full of drama and emotion.  But what about the ruins of a temple?  Yes, the architecture is amazing, but it has to be more for me.  I needed to find dimension in the temples.  I wanted to capture Angkor Wat in a way that brought these ruins to life.  How to capture drama in your photos … exploit the LIGHT.


The greatest difference between a pro photographer and amateur is often one thing.  The pro knows how dependent they are on exploiting the richness of light.  The pro knows that with dramatic light, they can capture an image of a temple at noon (but it feels a little flat), or…


See how to create drama in your photos with Me Ra Koh, The Photo Mom

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