Things which don't Look Good in Photographs

Photographs can often be disappointing (if not then you are either very careful in taking photographs or very low in your standards when judging them afterwards!). Often it is simply because the scenes which look good at the time don't look good in photographs. Some common examples to watch out for:

Don't be too depressed. Those pictures can still be kept privately as reference material and the lost photographic opportunities are made up for by the many ugly, trivial & mundane scenes which can make good photographs if they are taken in an interesting way. That's where the artistry comes in.