|SUBJECT ... LIGHT ... COMPOSITION|
1) Perspective: compression / expansion / normal (fine art)
2) Time of day: morning light / afternoon light / alpen glow
3) Rule of thirds - or not. (Rule of 6ths) (balance)
4) Lead the viewer's eye through the image. S curve, C curve, slants, V's.
5) Layers in image.
6) Types of photos: Post card, dynamic, intricate, minimalistic.
7) You don't have to have the obvious in the image.
8) Separation of elements.
9) If color off, imagine in B&W.
10) Look for emotion in subject / Look for emotion because of subject.
Capture a different way of looking at a subject.
Post process to make look like what you actually saw.
Make sure image has some near-black and some near-white in the composition.
"Photoshop" is a computer word, not a photography word.
Review Elements & Composition before shooting and if hit a mental block during shooting.
(Can also step away from shooting and look for fresh perspective without camera.)
1) High DOF telephoto scenics. (D750 + 100-400)
(With FF, focus stacking required)
2) Close focus with scenic background. (D7200 + 17-70 macro)
3) Big sky. (D850 + 16-35)
(Exposure bracketing may be required)