Tip of the Day: Capture Deep Blue Skies

To make sure you get the deepest possible shade of blue in your skies, keep the sun behind you. If you can’t position yourself in such a way, try to keep the sun out of the frame and use a polarizer. If there’s absolutely no way to avoid the sun, try moving around to strategically incorporate it into the picture. Adapted from Quick and Easy secrets to Create Winning Photographs Matthew Bamberg (Course Technology, 2009; $30)

To make sure you get the deepest possible shade of blue in your skies, keep the sun behind you. If you can’t position yourself in such a way, try to keep the sun out of the frame and use a polarizer. If there’s absolutely no way to avoid the sun, try moving around to strategically incorporate it into the picture.

Adapted from Quick and Easy secrets to Create Winning Photographs Matthew Bamberg (Course Technology, 2009; $30)