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Tripods, the one accessory every microstock photographer must have

This subject has been touched on a few times here in the forum. But the importance of this subject warrants a refresher article on this important subject…One of the most important photography accessories, if not THE most important, is a tripod. I use mine whenever it is possible. Even if I have great light and can shoot with a fast shutter speed, I still use it. Why? Because it provides the sharpest image possible. All of the photography knowledge you have will go out the window if you can... continue reading

Tripods...Useful or Too Heavy to Carry?

Many of you already know that in order to capture tack sharp images either with a macro lens or a telephoto, you must use a sturdy tripod.Additionally, using a shutter release and changing the setting within your camera to keep the mirror up, will all help assure the sharpest images possible with your own specific set-up.I believe we have all been guilty that we just want to go out and snap some images and not wanting to lug around a heavy tripod, I have been there.Later, i have regretted... continue reading

Strange things happen around tripods.

I have read many articles & posting on the internet, the latest being another article in DT ~ "Risky shot...", on being forbidden to use tripods in certain areas. I have always thought, how can that be? How can anyone disallow the setting up of tripod for a photo shoot, If photography is not forbidden? If photography is allowed, then why should tripod be disallowed?I found out sooner then later, one of the many reasons, and to my bemused on my first & only encounter with the authority during... continue reading

Tripods...where and when?

I remember when I started in photography, I was using a point and shoot camera. Like most people, I carried it around, and when I saw something interesting I pulled it out, aimed and snapped the photo.Then as I got more serious I read in a book that to get really sharp photos you needed to use a tripod. When? Always! Well, as silly as it seemed putting my little camera on a tripod, I forced myself to do it. I discovered that not only were my photos sharper, but my composition improved! The simple... continue reading

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