There is a lot of conflicting information out there about taking the best possible photographs. You can use the tips here, though, as a good place to begin your journey to taking high-quality, well-balanced photos that really showcase your talents.
Many photographers pay attention to the background of a landscape shot and neglect the foreground, but the foreground is what the viewer will see. Focusing first and foremost on the foreground of a landscape shot will help you to produce a more striking photograph with greater depth.
Before going on a trip, make sure you carefully pack the equipment. Double check that you have packed any essential items such as lenses, batteries and cleaning tools. Never pack more than you need. Think about which items will be convenient for taking on your trip.
There is no reason you can't move around your subject to find the best angle to photograph. Experiment with taking a picture above and below your subject, as well as moving off to the side.
Before photographing a wedding, try taking some unusual pictures of the setup, like a flower, or a makeup bag. You might be able to capture some very special moments in the meantime.
Always pay close attention to the natural light in the environment. You will want to pick the best time of the day to take your outdoor photos, evening or morning is the best. When it is too bright, or the sun is high in the sky, it casts unnatural shadows and your subjects will squint into the camera because the light is so strong. Consider a position where your subject has the sun shining on them from the side.
With the tips you learned you now have some great tools to use when considering on a photo to take. After reading this, you should be more prepared to compose your own photos or improve on your existing work.