There are alot of photo opportunities in your hometown, such as city parks, landmarks, and zoos just to name a few. There are always pictures waiting everywhere, and you should take advantage of all that your city or state has to offer. Even if you have shot a location before go back and look at it differently. Maybe it is a different time of day, and the sun is at a different angle than the last time you was shooting in the area.. SOMETIMES you just need to spend the money, and put a special location in front of your lens. Alot of the great photographers has already figured out this concept. Look at your favorite photographers pictures, and you will find they have searched out some of the most beautiful places on earth.. I know this sounds weird, but there are certain locations on this earth that can help improve you photography.. YES, it takes skill to capture a fantastic image, but it also helps to point the lens into the direction of something pretty.. Now get out there and capture some FANTASTIC images...
Scott Maze Photography