Photography learning today is one of the most sought-after profession. People are inclined towards learning all the basic and advanced techniques in order to improve the quality of images that they take every time. DSLR that stands for Digital Single Lens Reflex is a modern age camera that every photography enthusiast at some point in their life has wished to acquire.
The camera comes with so many different settings and modes that can intimidate anybody under the sun as soon as they unpack. It also comes with a thick manual which can help with the basic settings, but adjusting the settings in order to take professional photographs through that very manual is a frantic task for any beginner.
Here are a few DSLR photography tips that can help in taking great pictures –
Cleaner the lens clearer the image
When the lens is clean, there are no chances of unnecessary dots or blots in the image. Cleaning the camera’s lens does not require much of effort. Here is how you can do it –
- Use the lens cloth that is going to be used only for cleaning lenses.
- Breathe onto the lens and use the cloth to wipe it with circular motions.
Although, most of the DSLR cameras come with automatic sensor cleaning, yet cleaning the lens especially before you shoot a video is highly suggested.
Get your lighting right
Lighting for any image plays an important role in making or breaking the mood of it. Using additional flash units as well as set the internal flash to the correct level can do wonders for otherwise ordinary scenery. The manual of your newly acquired DSLR can prove to be of a huge help when it comes to understanding the flash control.
Focus on the ‘Focus’
Switch to manual focus from the autofocus in order to get an exact and proper control of the shots that you take. Manual focus although requires a little time to be grasped by the photographers in the beginning, but when they get accustomed using it, autofocus will be their last choice. One major aspect to keep in mind during any photo shoot whether using manual focus or autofocus is that never stand or hold the camera too close to the object you want to capture.
Photoshop is such a tool that can pick any ordinary image right from the ground and place in the sky if done with proper skills. No matter how good your image is, always use a little photoshop and you will appreciate your decision when you look at the final image.
Control the Exposure
Taking control of the size of the aperture (exposure) manually ensures that objects that you want to expose in the image are exposed and not what the camera wants to expose.
These tips will surely make a visible difference to any digital cameras photography. But, in order to get a thorough learning and understanding of professional photography, enrol in a course and let some experienced and well-known photographers teach you.