Fairs and Festivals :: Digital Photo Secrets

Fairs and Festivals


Just about everyone looks forward to those summertime fairs and festivals. It's a great time to get out and spend the day with friends, indulge in a little adrenaline (with a corn dog and some funnel cakes on the side) and look at the art and wares of all the talented people in your community. But these events can also be notoriously difficult to photograph—backgrounds are cluttered, the light can be challenging and tripods are often not allowed. Still, a photographer has to try! Here's some tips for capturing those wonderful summertime events.

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David Peterson is the creator of Digital Photo Secrets, and the Photography Dash and loves teaching photography to fellow photographers all around the world. You can follow him on Twitter at @dphotosecrets or on Google+.

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