Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video Do you see what I see?, part of Photography 101.
- A lot of people wear glasses but for those…of us who do, a lot of us don't like shooting…while wearing glasses.…So if you're not wearing your glasses…when you're shooting how can you…tell what's in focus when looking through the viewfinder?…Well it turns out that most cameras have a diopter…built into the camera.…You simply spin this little dial…to adjust the focus in the viewfinder itself…so that what you see is totally sharp.…So how do you adjust it?…Well there's two different things you can do.…The easy and quick way is to simply…look through the viewfinder, look at some…of the digital data that's presented…in the screen and adjust the diopter…until that's sharp.…
And that's going to get you pretty close to perfect.…But if you want to be really accurate…then you can tape a piece of newspaper…on the wall, take your camera and put it…on a tripod or some other stable surface,…let the camera auto focus on that fine print…so you know that it is perfectly sharp…and then look through the viewfinder…and instead of focusing on the little electronic text…
- Adjusting aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
- Controlling autofocus
- Using buttons to change focus, metering, and shooting modes
- Carrying a camera like a pro
- Stabilizing the camera
- Working with flash
- Thinking creatively and changing your point of view
- Buying new gear
Skill Level Beginner
1. Carry and Hold A Camera Like a Pro
2. Stabilize the Camera
3. P Is Not for Perfect
4. Settings in the Real World
5. Push Your Buttons
6. Control Your Auto Focus
Focus peaking1m 21s
8. Change Your Point of View
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