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3 simple steps to better photos

With the right camera features, accessories, and a little know-how, it’s easy to take better photos.

Capture the moments you want to hold on to! 

 

3 Simple Steps to Great Photos

The best photos come from using the right camera features and accessories at the right time. With this short tutorial, you’ll be on your way to taking better photos!

better photo tutorial

 

Let’s review the basics:

 

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How to take action photos

 

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Put an end to blurry photos by investing in a camera with fast shutter speed. A fast shutter speeds allows you to capture just one ‘still frame’ of the action. Couple in a good optical lens and you can finally capture the un-staged moments of life, without the blur of movement. 

 

Uses: Every minute your kids are moving there are wonderful shots to be had: birthday laughter, surprises, and crazy moments of life!

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tips for night photos

 

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Night photos often suffer from bright subjects, black backgrounds, or washed out colors. A bright, fast lens* and good flash can do away with ghost effects and let you capture photos with vibrant  and clear colors, even at night.  

 

Uses: Think Halloween festivities, fireworks displays, and backyard barbeques with the kids.

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tips for portrait photos

 

 

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A lens with great clarity and good lighting can help you capture the sharp outlines of eyes and defined features of your children for those very special wall photos and gifts.  

 

 

Uses: Think holiday close-ups, and clear, bright faces.

 

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tips for distance photos

 

 

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A good optical zoom lens puts you in the middle of the action, even when you’re sitting on the sidelines.  

 

 

Uses: Capturing natural expressions from across the room – at recitals, making the winning goal, every day!

 

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tips for bright day photos

 

 

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Fight back at back glare! In bright, sunny environments, you’ll need a good flash to block out competing light coming from behind your subject and to keep colors from washing out.   

 

 

Uses: All sunny days – from beach vacations to snowy ski slopes.

 

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tips for distance night photos

 

 

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Combine a good optical zoom lens with a fast lens and flash, and you can call yourself an expert. 

The lens will help capture natural and ambient light; and the flash can offset any competing bright lighting to creating images with vibrant colors, even at night. 

 

 

Uses: Night games, stargazing, special nights on vacation.

 

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tips for close-up photos

 

 

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Say goodbye to cropping images. With interchangeable lenses, you can get the detail you want, for artful close-ups of family and your favorite things. 

 

 

Uses: Capture the perfect details of life: the twinkle of eyes, the perfect rose, a smile.

 

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*What’s a fast lens?

 

A “fast lens” lets more light in to the sensor. A slow lens lets less light in to the sensor.

 

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