Basic Lesson – How To Hold Yours Camera

Most avoid camera shake is to learn to hold your camera. The error in holding the camera will have an impact on the results of the image are less satisfying. Although the images that move sometimes produce something fantastic. But here I will explain on the basis of the existing cameras.



SLR Type Camera

  • Pull your elbows in close to your body
  • Use your left hand to support the camera lens and your right hand on the molded grip
  • Stand as stable as possible. Usually this is with your feet about shoulder width apart and knees relaxed. If you lock your knees you will begin to sway.
  • Lean against a solid object if possible.
  • Slowly press the shutter release and do not more after ward until you have completed an inhale and exhale of breath. This helps prevent moving the camera downward as you push the shutter release.
  • When using an LCD screen to compose and image you have to hold the camera away from your body a bit. Support your elbows if possible.
  • Stand as stable as possible. Usually this is with your feet about shoulder width apart and knees relaxed. If you lock your knees you will begin to sway.
  • Lean against a solid object if possible.
  • Slowly press the shutter release and do not move afterward until you have completed an inhale and exhale of breath. This helps prevent moving the camera downward as you push the shutter release.


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