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49 awesome photography tips and time savers

49 awesome photography tips and time savers
Fitting your photography around the demands of family life (check out our ever-popular free family portrait photography cheat sheet) and the working week is often more difficult than figuring out the technical complexities of your camera. To help you get the absolute most from your photography time, we have come up with 49 of the best photography tips and time savers that are guaranteed to get you better results, help you edit your shots with ease and simply enjoy your picture taking more. From checking your kit before you leave the house to setting up your camera on location and tips for improving your photo composition, you’ll find plenty of suggestions for saving yourself time and getting organized – thereby reducing the chance of missing out on shots – long before you even press the shutter release. And of course, no matter how much preparation and care you’ve taken when shooting, you’ll need to store, sort and edit the images you take. Before you shoot Camera settings

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Don't bide the dust: a perfectly safe guide to sensor cleaning Sensor cleaning can be quite terrifying for a photographer to try on his or her own. Considering how much you paid for it, delving deep into your digital camera’s inner sanctum is the last thing most photographers want to do. Luckily, as we’ll show you below, there are safe methods of sensor cleaning, which are also quick and easy to accomplish. First, why do we need a sensor cleaning tutorial like this? Camera metering and exposure explained The first step to getting better exposures is to understand how your camera’s metering system interprets a scene. In this beginner’s guide we answer all the common questions and provide a handy series of cheat sheets to help you along… All images by Marcus Hawkins What does a camera meter actually do?

13 Signs You Are Deficient In Magnesium And How To Fix It Every organ in your body, and especially your muscles and heart, needs magnesium to function properly. In fact, magnesium is involved in more than 300 biochemical processes. That’s a pretty tall order, so you definitely want to be sure you are getting all you require. 10 rules of photo composition (and why they work) In photography, it’s not just what you shoot that counts – the way that you shoot it is crucial, too. Poor photo composition can make a fantastic subject dull, but a well-set scene can create a wonderful image from the most ordinary of situations. With that in mind, we’ve picked our top 10 photo composition ‘rules’ to show you how to transform your images, as well as offered some of our best photography tips from the experts who do it on a daily basis. Don’t feel that you’ve got to remember every one of these laws and apply them to each photo you take. Instead, spend a little time practising each one in turn and they’ll become second nature.

Camera sensor sizes explained: what you need to know about Four Thirds, 1/1.7, full-frame and APS-C format Confused about Four Thirds, 1/1.7, full-frame and APS-C format and why it matters? Don’t worry, here’s everything you need to know about camera sensor sizes. Sensor size is important in photography because it has an impact upon image quality. If you have two cameras with the same pixel count, but one has a physically larger sensor than the other, the one with the larger sensor will usually produce better quality images.

Emotional Energetic Healing: The Future of Medicine is Here 5th June 2015 By Carolanne Wright Contributing Writer for Wake Up World “Everything is energy.” ~ Albert Einstein Energy medicine is at once time-honored and new. 6 ways to keep shooting in harsh light 1. Work with it The most obvious way to shoot in harsh light is to work with it rather than against it. This doesn’t mean plough on regardless, but to think about what the light is doing to your subject and use it.

creativity with crayons! Think crayons are for kids? Think again! There are all sorts of great ways to use a box of crayons in your art- here are a few ideas... Go back to the days of coloring books and use them fill your drawings with color- Back-button AF: how to master this professional time-saver Avoid switching between AF modes and ensure sharp images with this clever back button focus technique. In this tutorial we’ll explain why professional photographers often rely on back button AF to guarantee best results. If you watch sports photographers, they’ve often got a thumb hovering over the back of the camera, as well as a finger over the shutter release button. This is back-button focusing, a technique that keeps autofocus locked on a moving subject; locks focus on a stationary subject and recomposes; or keeps focus on a subject if something else enters the frame. With back-button focusing, you simply press the rear button to lock focus on your subject, take your thumb off and you’ll always keep your original focus point.

You, this awesome bike and the internet. The mobile app is how you interact directly with the bike. It tells you info like speed, cadence, distance, step-by-step navigation, performance and all sorts of stats on your riding. However, in order to have an exceptional riding experience, these are the coolest features: Public Transportation Connections: The bike knows all of the train, bus and subway stops and can guide you there. It also gives you schedules so that you can plan your trip with precision. Crowd Mapping: The sensors can determine the condition of the road.

3 ways to affect depth of field: free cheat sheet Depth of field, or ability to control which parts of your pictures are sharp, is one of the main advantages of owning an SLR camera. Look at a scene with your own eyes, and everything from your feet to the horizon is usually in focus. But your pictures do not need to look like this.

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