Learning how to take great pictures could take a lifetime. After all, photography is an art form and like all art forms, it takes time, patience and practice to master. There is not one clear path to taking great pictures and a lot of it comes down to the intuition of the photographer and how it resonates with the viewer. The whole process of taking great pictures is highly subjective. That said, there are guidelines and techniques that you can adhere to that will help you along the way. While you may not be taking great pictures overnight, you can start learning how to take great pictures this very moment.