Above: Image, Gina Milicia
Three minutes is a very long time. If you don’t believe me, then try holding your breath for three minutes. Go ahead; I’ll wait for you…
See what I mean? Holding your breath isn’t the only incredible feat you can achieve in three minutes. You can also:
take 134 selfies, which is a world record achieved by two UK school boys in April 2017 eat an entire jar of Nutella. (Relax people I’m not talking about the 5kg tub, the small 500gm/1lb size.)
Most importantly taking just three minutes before you press the shutter to check exposure, composition, lighting and cosmetic details will not only improve your images but save you hours of “I’ll just fix that in post.”
Life is short, Netflix is awesome, you don’t have time to waste hours fixing avoidable mistakes in post-production. Wouldn’t you rather be binge-watching Game Of Thrones, reading a book or taking more photos instead?
“You can’t make a silk purse from a sow’s ear.”
How often have you taken an image that you thought was great only to view it later and realise it was underexposed, overexposed or you accidentally cropped out half of someone’s . . .