How to avoid ugly photos and wasting time with pictures you don’t like

Very often we waste so much time taking pictures we don’t like. Knowing how to avoid ugly photos and photographic mistakes can help us save time and energy, and easily achieve a quality result.

So? How to avoid ugly photos?

First of all, to avoid ugly photos don’t be in a rush. Often haste plays bad tricks and is the cause of sloppy and silly choices that will most likely lead to discarding an image and having to start all over again.

Try to have a clear idea of what you want. Before starting to download images that you’re only going to delete, try to understand exactly what you’re looking for. Don’t just think about the image you want, but also focus on the general tone, the mood and emotions you want to convey with the photo you’re searching for. Once you’ve identified what you want your image to communicate, get a clear idea of the specific techniques, as well. Do you prefer an image with a narrow or a wide frame? In black and white or color? Try to imagine the perfect photo even before starting to look for it: this will make it easier to obtain the result you want.

To understand how to avoid ugly photos always remember to check the size and weight of an image before downloading it. Check all its technical specifications and don’t just stop at the preview: take time to open and check it in high resolution to see if it’s actually the picture for you or if the preview only made it look like it was the perfect photo, but there were actually unwanted details that don’t match the image style you’re looking for.

Now that you know how to avoid ugly photos you can start browsing through the Gallerist archive to find what you’re looking for. And if you realize that the pictures in the archive don’t offer exactly what want, launch a call and ask someone to custom create just for you the photo you’ve pictured in your mind!


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