The most important secret about photography is that good pictures tell a good story, and great pictures tell a great story. Here's a rather charming picture taken in Israel by Louise Corin
- it’s one of her all time favourite photos. She writes: “One weekend a few years ago, I
decided to go on a photo expedition to Caesarea. It was an absolutely wonderful
day with clear skies and a bright sun. I spotted these boys playing and
couldn’t resist taking their photo. I loved the way the water was so clear you
could see the rocks at the bottom, and the way that the boys are reflected in
Pictures tell stories
This picture captures not only the atmosphere of
a summers day, but also the innocence and carefree absorption of childhood.
If you ever used a camera in the days of
film you’ll remember that it was very simple to master as there were no menus
and very few controls. Today’s digital cameras are extremely complicated with
extensive menus, sub menus, complex settings, technical terms, multi function
buttons, and plenty of modes. Many photography enthusiasts don’t feel in
control of their camera and often imagine that the way to take better pictures
is to understand more about its complex functions.