There is the most fantastic light for glamour and portrait photography available in your home every day of the year, unless you live north of the Arctic Circle. Light from a north facing window can be like a huge expensive soft box and it’s free.
Taking better photos means having an idea, a concept, a reason for capturing an image. This doesn’t have to be an intellectual artistic message. It can be the reason behind a simple holiday snap.
Composition effects our reaction to the images we see daily. It is not a complicated process that needs to be learnt by rote. To improve the composition of your photography you merely need to be aware of compositional elements.