Posts Tagged "examples"

Image Stabilization

We’ve discussed numerous methods of reducing camera shake, including the Reciprocal Rule, proper handholding technique, and other tips and tricks. Today, we’ll discuss a technological means for helping you minimize camera shake – image stabilization. There are two main types of image stabilization: optical and digital. Both aim to do the same thing; reduce the […]

Focusing on Lenses

There are so many different types of lenses, when it comes to figuring out what you need, it can be a daunting shopping experience. Many people go through an experience similar to what I did… start with the kit lens your first DSLR comes with, buy an inexpensive telephoto zoom, pine for better results, hit […]

Valentine’s Day Special–Hand Holding with your Camera

Okay, so this post isn’t about holding hands with your camera. However, it is about how to properly hold your camera in your hands in order to get nice sharp photos. Properly hand-holding your camera is all about providing a stable base for your camera to minimize any movement while the shutter is open. Movement […]

Reading The Meter–A Tale of Exposure and Other Settings

I’ll start this post off with a big disclaimer… Read your camera’s manual! I use this disclaimer because I’ll be providing info on where to find certain settings, modes, and information on your camera’s display or readout. However, this information varies from manufacturer to manufacturer and from camera to camera. In some cases, information is […]

Exposure, Part 1 – Shutter Speed

Previously, we discussed the concept of exposure, and it’s three components – aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. Perhaps the easiest component for beginners to understand is shutter speed, so we’ll begin there.