Hold the camera Nikon D800


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Holding the camera

I suppose there is really no wrong way to hold a camera, but there are definitely better ways to hold a camera. Proper camera handling will allow you to shoot more stable footage, it will keep you from getting tired, and sore and it will help ensure that you don't drop your camera and break it. Camera holding is pretty easy. You may think, "Well, what's the big deal? You just pick up the camera." But if you want to be able to shoot stably, you need to pick it up in a particular way. Over here on the right side of my camera, I have got this really nice grip on the D800.

It's molded right here so that my middle finger fits right underneath there, and it's molded in the back so that my thumb fits right in here., and that means that it's really hard to drop it once I've got my hand position in the right place. There is this nice non-skid surface all over here. So I feel like I've got a really secure grip on my camera. When it comes time to shooting thoug...

Holding the camera
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Holding the camera provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting with the Nikon D800

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Photography
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D800
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