Other tricks like Dutch Anglers, tilting the camera to the side, can make shots more interesting, but use them sparingly.Know Your Equipment Chase Jarvis, a mega successful photographer, says that the best camera is the one you have with you, and he's right. No matter what camera you have, the only one that matters is the one you have on you, but regardless of what kind or level it is, you need to know it backwards and forwards to start taking good photos. Landscape photographers often joke that they know they're camera so well they can change any setting in the dark, because they'll often have to in order to capture interesting landscapes. If you start shooting your fly fishing adventures, you're sure to find yourself in a dark or tricky situation that will force you to change or tweak a setting on your camera without looking. I know it kind of sucks, but read the manual. Seriously. Sign up for Postfly today and get out on the water.
You're a star darling, work it, work it, the camera loves you. Sorry, I wasn't talking to you, I was talking to the fish. Whether you just bought your first "big kid camera," you're borrowing your mom's Polaroid (you know what those are right?), or you're using your iPhone, you can always take great photographs to remember your epic days of fly fishing with your buddies. Why take better photos? Not only will you get more love on Facebook and around the water cooler at work, but you also have an easy go-to gift for any of your fishing partners. How great would it be to get an amazing photo of your personal best cutthroat for your birthday? Whether you want to start taking better photos for fun, or you're looking to quit your job and become a fly fishing photographer, here are a few steps to help you get started. Just make sure that whatever you do, you remember to keep your camera dry. Most cameras don't like water.