Pets are always fun to photograph. Try to look in to their eyes in the photograph. I know that is easier said than done many times.
In this photo, I got my brothers dog, Jessie to sit still and look at me as I took her photo.
Wild animals are fun to photograph too. I often sit by my sliding doors with a longer lens camera and take photos of birds, squirrels and rabbits in my backyard.
Have you ever been stuck for an idea of something to photograph? A good way to get out of this kind of funk is to view the photography of other people. On this page Pat Goltz gives you some really different ideas of things to photograph Think Photography . I love the way she looks at subjects. She comes up with some amazing photographs. In this article she shows you weird items to photograph and ways to use filters on ordinary objects to make them look different. Stop by and read Pat's lens for some real motivation.
When you photograph nature try to find ways to make your photograph different. Look for a flower after the rain or perhaps some leaves catching the falling snow. Here are two photographs where I captured nature with the elements.
Shadows can make an ordinary item look unique in a photograph. Notice the long shadows of the old plow in the snow.
There are an endless number of things to photograph in this world. Just look around you, use your imagination and your creativity. If you are stuck on what you should photograph next, take a look at this lens by danthemans Photography Ideas. On this page he gives you lots of ideas to spark your imagination and motivate you.
No matter what type of camera you use whether a camera phone, point and shoot or DSLR it is the ideas that you have that make the photo. Take the time to look at the world around you through the lens of a camera. It will give you a greater appreciation for this amazing world.