n There are a number of “scene”
modes that are helpful, such as the
“sport” mode on most digital cameras, which will give you the best
chance at a decent action shot, and
“sunset,” which really brings out the
colors in the sky.
n Beautiful scenics, which always look
so compelling to the naked eye, can
result in disappointingly flat photos.
A simple tip is to make sure you
have something in the foreground of
your shot — for instance, the bow of
your boat, or a person gazing at the
scene, or the stern of the boat with
your flag fluttering.
n When taking a picture of a person
with a fresh catch, rather than the
flat “person holding up fish” shot,
have your subject hold the fish
closer to his/her head, point the fish
at the camera, and smile. Meanwhile,
take the shot by focusing on the
fish’s eye. Again, experiment with
angles to find a more interesting