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Lusana Studio Flash Diffuser with Warming Screen for Canon 580EX LNG320

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Are you one of those people who loves to take pictures but the ones you take outside of your friends, family, ect. dont quite turn out the way you want them to. For example their faces are shadowed or there is a harsh glare. Obviously you dont want that to be the case, you want these pictures to turn out beautiful and compliment the people you are taking a picture of.

So here are 5 easy tips for improving the pictures you take with almost any camera.

1) Avoid Direct Sunlight: Find shade or wait until a cloud covers the sun. Direct sunlight is simply far too harsh for photos. If you want to avoid harsh shadows on peoples faces, find a spot of shade to place your subject in. What shade does is gives you a non-directional pleasant light. Give a try sometime and you will be pleased with the outcome.

2) Use a reflector: You can buy reflectors specifically for photography, but you also have the option to use a piece of white mat board, or reflectors for car windshields. You want to position the reflector so it shines/reflects light onto the subjects face on the shadow side. The result will be filled in shadows and even light on your subject.

3) Use your flash: Im sure you noticed that on auto mode your camera automatically turns the flash off when in a bright environment. You can override this and if you turn on the flash you will be pleasantly surprised by the results. (You can turn on the flash by pressing the button that resembles a flash of lightening.) Using the flash will brighten up the subject without effecting the background much and will fill in the shadows created by the sun.

4) Fix your shutter speed: If you are photographing moving subjects like
children, make sure your shutter speed is at least 1/125th of a second, and preferably 1/250th or faster. This will keep them from blurring as they move about. You can usually accomplish this automatically by putting your camera into action mode, or sports mode.

5) Positioning the subject: You should place the subject with their back turned almost straight towards the sun, and use your flash to illuminate the subject. The flash will illuminate the persons face, the sun will shine beautifully through their hair and the ambient light will even the shadows for you. If you do this you will also avoid that squinting that people do when they have to look at the sun. Note you may have to use your hand to shade the lends so the sunlight does create what is known as a lens flare. This will also avoid the squinty look from having the people staring into the sun.

Finally: Just for fun; remember to keep your subjects happy so you can capture that smile you love to see.

So, have you finally found an interest in the photography world? First let me congratulate you for your wise decision!

Photography is a fulfilling and addicting hobby where you can find so much satisfaction and enjoyment within it. It’s not strange to find photographers who have been in this world for years and even decades, just because they are so deeply attached to the beautiful art of photography. On the other hand, there are also so many people who simply love to take pictures, to keep their most precious moments memorized and accessible even years ahead.

Photography is a delicate art. Almost everybody with a camera can make a
photo. They can even call themselves photographers, after several dozen of images taken. However, taking a breathtaking, lifelike photo is difficult. It’s something that you can only achieve when you have the knowledge, experience and right tools (ie. cameras, lenses, tripods, etc). There are, however, some tips that even beginners can do to produce a better image/photo using a DSLR camera. Here are the tips:

1. Proper way to hold the cameras

In order to produce good image, you need to keep a steady hand when taking picture. First: keep your right hand with around the camera’s body with index finger at the shutter and thumb at the back of camera. Don’t hold the camera too tightly or you will end up in shaking hand. Second: keep your left hand under the camera. Third: practice the grip as many times as possible! Get the feel and try taking some pictures. Analyze the result and find what the best way to hold the camera for you is. It’s recommended to get a lighter camera, like Nikon D7000 camera, for your own convenience. A bulky camera will cause you to get tired quicker and lose the steadiness factor.

2. Focus on your object

The lack of focus in photos is a problem that many beginner photographers experience. Although you can have several objects in one photo, it’s better to focus in one thing. One of the ways to do this is by either placing your object in the center of the photo or in the bottom right of your photo. Imagine you slice your screen/viewfinder into nine rectangles and put the object in the bottom right side. This kind of placement setting will emphasis the existence of your object without it filling the entire screen. It’s a good choice if you plan on taking the picture of someone in front of some building. Most cutting-edge dSLR camera, like Nikon D7000 camera, has this nine boxes mode which you can activate within the menu option.

3. Landscape vs portrait

The determination to choose landscape or portrait mode is largely influenced by the objects, situation/surrounding and your preference. However, the basic guideline is landscape mode for taking scenery images and portrait mode for taking people images. Don’t take it as a fast and hard rule! Judge the situation and condition to determine the perfect/suitable mode. Try taking a picture of the same scene with both modes so you can really tell which one works best for the current shot your taking.

Finally it’s obvious that you need a good camera to make a good photo. There are many alternatives available in the market; however a semi-pro photographer may opt for the Nikon D7000. It has many features and will help you produce a good result even in a low light environment. Actually, back in October 2010, Nikon D7000 caused quite a buzz in the market. It’s believed to be an excellent camera with lots of features and many were impatiently waiting for it. Going forward to 2011, those who have bought Nikon D7000 are in agreement that they have made a wise decision and are satisfied with this DSLR camera. Canon and Fuji are other reliable lines of cameras that have garnered great reviews over the years.


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