How to Take Better Digital Photos  

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created by Impact Productions 2009-07-17 10:51:07 am

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A basic rule is to hold the camera level. Next time you're taking a shot, try to look for the horizontal lines and use them as guides. A good example is to make use of the horizon when you're taking a photo of a sunset.

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submitted by Inzalo 2009-07-18 03:23:37 pm    

 



Use the tripod.I recommend this tip to all budding photographers - camera tripods are an essential tool in your photography arsenal. Well, it's useful if you're taking shots under low-light conditions or trying to capture fast moving objects.

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submitted by Inzalo 2009-07-18 03:25:33 pm    


With the many megapixels of modern digital cameras, there is much more detail than you need to make prints. Shoot wider than you would normally, then choose the best crop in post production.

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submitted by Impact Productions 2009-07-18 07:23:16 pm    


When taking photos take the photo a few times. Digital camera storage is so cheap that is both almost free and painless. That way you'll notice subtle differences to each shot and can choose the best one, particularly with groups of people where you often

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submitted by Impact Productions 2009-07-17 10:51:07 am    


Read your digital camera's manual. Then, with the manual in front of you, take pics using the different camera settings as explained in the manual. By understanding your camera, you're guaranteed to take better digital photos.

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submitted by scotchmac 2009-07-18 12:35:50 pm    


Go close to your subject to give your picture impact. Most digital photos aren’t cropped afterwards even if that would make the photo more impressive.

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submitted by PhotoSoren 2009-07-18 02:19:03 am    

 



Take pictures against the light and sun. Take 3 shots in different ways and immediately through the 2 less good out.

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submitted by PhotoSoren 2009-07-18 02:21:48 am    


Compose your pictures without having the main subject in the middle, but experiment by composing the picture with the person or other main component 1/ 3 from left.

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submitted by PhotoSoren 2009-07-18 02:21:57 am    


When evaluating a zoom lens for your digital camera (a lens born to the camera or an exchangeable lens): Look for the max. wide angle – it is nice if it is comparable to 28 mm of a bigger camera.

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submitted by PhotoSoren 2009-07-18 04:41:21 pm    


White hair, white flowers, white cloths etc. will do excellent in pictures when you have the light against your camera lens.

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submitted by PhotoSoren 2009-07-18 04:44:29 pm    


When taking photos of a dominant object, move it away from the center of the photo for a more dramatic picture. For instance, if you are photographing the Leaning Tower of Pisa, place it to the right and capture the shadow in the foreground.

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submitted by stacyfox 2009-07-18 09:32:39 pm    

 



Play with the ISO setting.I find the ISO setting in digital cameras very useful. The ISO setting of a essentially camera controls it's sensitivity to light. If you're taking a photo of a still object, like a flower, then always use a low ISO setting.

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submitted by Inzalo 2009-07-18 03:26:36 pm    


Have Enough Memory Capacity. Just like you must have enough rolls of film when using traditional cameras, make sure you always have enough memory capacity in your digital camera.

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submitted by Inzalo 2009-07-18 03:29:02 pm    

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