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Title: How to photograph Instagram: @sjmcreative; silhouette of man climbing hill

TIP: Consider negative space to improve shot composition. Leave empty space around the subject to draw attention to it. Use negative space to create balance and emphasis on the main subject. Keep it simple and uncluttered for a clean and impactful composition.
Camera Settings
• aperture: 5.0 • exposure time: 1/2500 • focal length: 40.0 • ISO: 400
Camera And Gear
High-end camera gear can be beneficial, but it's not essential. Here is equipment compatible with Canon EOS 70D, that was used for the original photo:
image for Camera Body Canon EOS 70D

Camera Body
Canon EOS 70D

From RAW to JPEG
Post-processing is indispensable for transforming raw pixels into captivating, impactful photographs, enriching their storytelling and aesthetic allure. Tools like darktable (open-source) or Lightroom (commercial) facilitate adjustments in brightness, contrast, and color, which enhances visual appeal, corrects imperfections, and enables creative expression while optimizing photos for various outputs such as prints or social media. Post-processing isn't a dark art for pro artists or geeks; it's a vital requirement for every image, regardless of its subject or content.