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How to Take Better Pictures

How to Take Better Pictures
How to Take Better Pictures © 1973 ~ 2016 Ken Rockwell and KenRockwell.com. All rights reserved. Cameras & Lens Reviews Recommended Cameras Newest Articles Recommended Books Tutorial Videos Newest Articles This free website's biggest source of support is when you use any of these links when you get anything, regardless of the country in which you live. Classic Articles F.A.R.T. for Great Photos Say Something: The Secret Behind Great Art. NEW: Best Gifts for Photographers NEW: The Best Camera for Sports, for Landscapes, for Portraits and more! NEW: No Regrets 25 October 2014 NEW: Pixel Dumping 12 October 2015 NEW: Just Use It 12 September 2014 It's Not About Your Camera Best Shutter Speeds for Moving Water Mirrorless or DSLR? How to Shoot Events A video course by my pal Phil Steele What Makes a Great Photo How to Shoot Film Composition Lighting Timing How to Become a Professional Photographer What is Photography? How to Use Ultrawide Lenses How to Carry Less How to Photograph the Milky Way 25 October 2013

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How a Photographer Created Images of Fireworks Unlike Any You've Ever Seen - Megan Garber A photographer's experiment puts explosions in new light. A spaceship? A sea creature? A spunky chapeau? What Makes a Great Photograph Home Donate New Search Gallery Reviews How-To Books Links Workshops About Contact The Secret: What Makes a Great Photo © 2013 KenRockwell.com. All rights reserved. Ruin, San Diego, 28 July 1996. enlarge. 5 Tips on How to Hold Your Camera tutorial This may be a topic that seems basic and easy to gloss over, but have you ever thought about to properly hold your camera? Sure, DSLRs have been designed to give you better and better ergonomics and grip, but when you start shooting with slow shutter speeds or telephoto lenses with no vibration compensation, having the right technique can be the difference between a photo that looks sharp and a photo that has shaky motion blurs. Some of these technique may feel weird, but think of it like learning to play golf. It doesn’t always feel right, but the results will speak for themselves. Tip 1. Tuck the Arms When Standing

AF microadjustment for the 1Ds mark III, 1D Mk3, 5D Mk2, 7D, 1D X Cameras with micro-adjustment (or AF fine tuning) currently include: Canon 1D X, 1DIII, 1DIV, 1DsMkIII, 5DII, 5D3, 50D, 7D, Nikon D3, D3x, D4, D300, D700, D800 Sony A900, Pentax K20 (note that the EOS 60D does not include this feature) The EOS 1D X / 5D3 now allows separate AF Microadjustment for both the wide angle and the telephoto settings of a zoom lens. Sometimes, different lenses might consistently not focus perfectly (front or back focus). This can now be adjusted for individual lenses. Some cameras even allow for multiple copies of the same lens to be individually adjusted. We've got a downloadable lens calibration chart to make this process easier. How to Take Great Portraits Outdoors Have you ever taken a picture outside, only to realize afterward that the sky is white instead of blue? Or the subject of your image is too dark? Or that everyone in your picture is squinting because of the sun? These are common photography problems, but fortunately for you, there are easy solutions, following these few tips: “Amanda and Taras” captured by Tatiana Garanina (Click Image to Find Photographer)

It's Not About Your Camera Home Donate New Search Gallery How-To Books Links Workshops About Contact It's Not About Your Camera © 2010-2013 KenRockwell.com. All rights reserved. Mono Lake, Saturday, 25 July 1993, snapped with a broken camera 15 minutes after my other photographer friends quit shooting and went to dinner. bigger. tech details.

Digital Photography Tips Defying gravity and weightlessness has always captured the imagination. These surreal compositions by Hungarian photographer Bence Bakonyi explore that theme. The idea of flying becomes a reality at least in the pictures of Bakonyi as his subjects are shown floating, appearing weightless. Behind the Shot: Winter Paradise In this article I'll invite you to join me for one of the most amazing nights of my life: a night that began in preparing for sleep after a hard day of shooting in the bitter cold, and finished with a light-show unlike any I'd ever seen before. Background It wasn't easy spending a week shooting in the Mývatn district of northern Iceland. It was early February this year and I was working hard scouting locations for my 'Winter Paradise' workshop. Shooting, withstanding winds and fighting my way in the deep snow took all the precious energy I had.

Portrait Photography - 10 Tips to Capture Great Portraits - Portraiture tips and techniques 1. Make your subject comfortable Portrait photography is all about understanding people and capturing their character, life style, and mood in an attractive and pleasing way. So the first step to take good portraits is to get to know your subject well. How Shift Lenses Change your Life How to Take Bad Pictures Simple formula for poor pictures: put a building in the shot, then don't aim level. You end up with what is called "converging lines."

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