Using Your Digital Camera
Taking The Perfect Camera Shots
Tips And Tricks To Get That Perfect Picture!
Using Your Digital Camera Properly.
To improve the quality of every portrait that you take, you need to use your camera in the right
way. Digital cameras are not like single use cameras. They are not always as complex as
traditional, film cameras, either. They fit somewhere in between. Still, if you want to get a great
picture, you do have to have the right tools to do the job. In fact, the biggest hold up most
people have is not knowing the basics of how their camera works. This will slow you down
For those using an SLR camera, it will take some time to get used to the features. One of the
features that you will benefit from right off the bad is the focus options. If you have an SLR
camera, you should avoid using the auto focus setting. With a quality camera, you will have
various focus options. Try them all. Learn how to choose the right one, based on your owners
manual in particular. This will improve the quality of your shot virtually every time.
You also should consider shooting in manual mode rather than automatic mode. Many people
feel that the camera is smart enough to make the decisions for you and therefore use the
automatic mode as often as they can. However, this can cause problems for you. Instead, invest
some time in learning how to use the manual mode first. This will enhance your ability to be
creative in your shots and more in control of the final photo.
White balance is another area that most people avoid. If you have an SLR camera, you have
the ability to choose custom white balance (in most cases.) Try using various options here. You
may want more color if you are in a location that is indoors. In the sun, you may want less. The
key to remember here is that auto white balance really does not do anything. But, if you do take
the time to adjust this and try out different methods, you could find yourself with a fantastic
Invest some time in reading your owners manual. Not only does it give you the step by step
instructions for using your digital camera, but it will also give you tips on how to use your
camera properly, to get the best finished photo. Experimentation is also one of the best ways to
learn how to take the best shots every time