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April 7th, 2012

Shoot Sharp.

Posted By Jerry Monkman

In this week’s video I discuss how to create sharp images, whether you are hand holding your camera or using a tripod. This may not be the most exciting topic, but it is pretty darn important if you ever want to display your images as anything but a low-res Facebook photo or a 4″ x 6″ print. In this case I’m not talking about out of focus images, but rather images that are a little blurry because the camera moved during exposure. The video describes the techniques necessary to eliminate or compensate for this camera movement.

To learn how to submit your motion photos for a chance to win my book The AMC Guide to Outdoor Digital Photography, visit my post on MonkmanPhoto.com.


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  1. jdb Says:

    Nice one JM. I hadn’t thought about mirror lockup or live view in a while, but your advice makes sense…

  2. Rick Diffley Says:

    Great reminders! I shoot a lot of macro photography and a tripod, live view, mirror lockup are critical. A key feature for a tripod is a good ballhead.

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