stage 2. Photo tips

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+  ALWAYS use the highest quality setting on your camera. (Use the RAW setting if your camera has it.)

+ Use a TRIPOD and time-delay, expecially for interior shots.


+ Do NOT try to shoot with a shutter speed below 1/60 sec. (and only use 1/60 sec. if you are steady handed).

+ AVOID using flash for close-up work.

+ Use NATURAL LIGHT when possible. Use colour-correction settings with artificial light.


       a) strong light contrasts

       b) strong light behind subject

        (USE an umbrella or similar object to shield light on subject if necessary)


Here is an optional extensive list of photo tips for the advanced photographer.