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Photography is an appealing hobby because there's no barrier to entry; you can just grab a camera and hit the pavement. That also means budding photographers who are just learning as they go often make the same mistakes. Here are three such mistakes common to inexperienced photographers.


Dear Lifehacker, My 15 year old son has really started getting into photography - it has quickly become one of his favourite subjects at school. I'd love to get him a decent camera (under $1000) that can grow with him and his skills, for a few years at least. What's the best direction to go in?


Sometimes clear focus isn't what you actually want in a photo. Maybe you're trying to create an impressionistic scene that evokes something other than literal reality. And one way to completely change your photos is to make your own soft-focus lens.