Looking for some creative photo ideas, and ways to boost your photographic creativity? This page contains a handful of creative photography exercises to flex your creative muscle and stimulate your imagination. They're not meant to be easy. They are meant to push you.
Students majoring in photography always do photography exercises of all sorts, many which involve shooting in film and developing in the darkroom. These exercises are great for learning techniques and training the eye to ‘see’ in creative ways. No matter your skill level, any photo enthusiast can benefit from these fun exercises.
At the end of this photography exercise look through the photos you took and pick three that you think are the best. Examine those three photos carefully and ask yourself what characteristics these have that led you to this decision. Thinking about each photo in this way will train your photographic eye because you’ll learn what traits make a good photo.
To get the most out of this photography exercise its best that you repeat it several times. Make sure to choose a variety of subjects to photograph. The more you practice the better you’ll train your photographic eye.