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Tips and techniques for taking photos in low light (contd) ..

Continues from previous tips on the subject of low light (link).

Tip 976 (Remaining still in low light photography): When you are trying to take a shot in low light photography, and you don’t have a tripod handy, you need to ensue that the camera remains as still as possible. This could mean several techniques […]

Getting some great photographs of soccer games – Photo tips to improve your techniques (contd) ..

Tip 796 (No shutter lag): For capturing a fast paced game such as soccer, you need to either have a camera that negligible shutter lag (the time delay between when you click the button, and then the photo is actually taken); or if you have a camera that has some shutter lag, then you better […]

How to take photos of the moon – Improve your photo shooting capabilities and your technique (contd..)

Tip 706 (Track the phases of the moon): This may seem very obvious, but be sure to check out the various phases of the moon as well as the lunar calendar. This will you determine whether the moon is in a full moon stage, or half or quarter, or even when there is no moon […]

Taking great photographs of a hockey game

Tip 581 (Define a place from where to shoot early): In ice hockey games, there are several considerations with respect to a location. There is a thick glass around the playing area, and there are safety nets. You should identify a place where such considerations are minimized (such as reflections from the glass) and if […]

Taking great photographs of a basketball game

Tip 571 (Get larger aperture lens): It’s all about getting the correct exposure. With the fast action, you will need to have fast shutter speeds, and to get the proper light, you will need to ensure that you have a larger aperture lens; but larger aperture lenses can be expensive. Look for a lens with […]